A renowned historian here presents a new view of the notorious Spanish Inquisition, arguing that there was less terror, bigotry, and persecution associated with it than has been previously believed. Based on thirty years of research, the book will revolutionize further study in the field. While written for the general reader, this book pays due attention to the major scholarly themes that have dominated Inquisition studies. Its conclusions, though based firmly on documentary sources, will not satisfy everybody. 13 illustrations.
Format: Paperback Number of Pages: 340 Vendor: Yale University Press Publication Date: 1999
Dimensions: 9.25 X 6.12 (inches) ISBN: 0300078803 ISBN-13: 9780300078800 Availability: In Stock
Thirty-five years ago, Kamen wrote a study of the Inquisition that received high praise. This present work, based on over 30 years of new research, is not simply a complete revision of the earlier book. Innovative in its presentation, point of view, information, and themes, it will revolutionize further study in the field.