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Daily life during the Spanish Inquisition
Anderson, James Maxwell, 1933-
Publication Information:
Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, [2002]

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xx, 290 pages : illustrations, map ; 25 cm.
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Author Notes

James M. Anderson is Professor Emeritus of the University of Calgary, Canada. He has spent many years in Spain and Portugal both as a Fulbright Scholar and as the recipient of Canada Council and SSHRC grants, contributing numerous articles and books to the field of Iberian studies. He is author of eleven books, including The History of Portugal (Greenwood, 2000).

Table of Contents

Acknowledgmentsp. ix
Chronology of the Spanish Inquisitionp. xi
Introductionp. xix
1. Early Modern Spainp. 1
2. Political Settingp. 17
3. Social Settingp. 31
4. The Churchp. 47
5. The Inquisitionp. 61
6. Jews and Conversosp. 87
7. Muslims and Moriscosp. 105
8. The Courtp. 121
9. Urban Lifep. 133
10. Rural Lifep. 147
11. Family Lifep. 159
12. Clothes and Fashionsp. 169
13. Foodp. 183
14. Arts and Entertainmentp. 197
15. Military Lifep. 219
16. Educationp. 237
17. Health and Medicinep. 253
Appendix A Rulers of Spain During the Inquisitionp. 273
Appendix B Sources of Informationp. 275
Glossaryp. 279
Bibliographyp. 281
Indexp. 287