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

©2002
Physical Description:
xx, 290 pages : illustrations, map ; 25 cm.
Language:
English
Subject Term:
ISBN:
9780313316678
Format :
Book

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A thorough reference for family members, doctors, and nurses in the care of patients suffering from the deteriorating effects of Alzheimer's disease, this guide directly addresses the trying circumstances that face Alzheimer's patients on a daily basis. The practical information presented includes the medical knowledge about the disease's origins as well as available treatment and care options. Taking a humanistic approach, this manual helps readers to find and adopt the appropriate attitude toward their sick family member and demonstrates the importance of a strong support structure. Recent etiologic and genetic research and new treatment innovations are also discussed.   Una referencia completa para familiares de pacientes enfermos, médicos, cuidadores y todo el equipo humano encargado de la atención de personas con alteración cognitiva, este libro práctico y cálido hace frente a la mayoría de las circunstancias que se presentan en la vida diaria de los pacientes con Alzheimer. Brinda conocimientos prácticos que van desde los aspectos médicos básicos indispensables para entender la problemática del paciente hasta las bases del desarrollo humano. Con una visión humanística, la guía ayuda a encontrar y adoptar la actitud apropiada ante la situación familiar de la enfermedad, mostrando la enorme importancia del abordaje familiar. Además, incluye los factores descubiertos recientemente en cuanto a etiología, genética y a los nuevos tratamientos propuestos.


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

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