The origins of the Inquisition in fifteenth century Spain, Volume 1

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Random House, 1995 - History - 1384 pages
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life the tragic history of the Jews and their Christianized descendants in Spain, Professor Netanyahu gives us a new intrepretation of the Spanish Inquisition and the origins of modern anti-Semitism.

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Modest in title but monumental in scope, this book is easily the finest study of the Inquisition to appear in this, or arguably any, century. Netanyahu (A Place Among the Nations: Israel and the World ... Read full review

Contents

The Jewish Question
3
The Spanish Scene
28
The Struggle for Monarchic Superiority
217
The Great Debate
351
The SentenciaEstatuto
367
Converso CounterAttack
385
Juan de Torquemada
421
Second Attack on the Conversos
486
The Alboraique
848
Alonso de Oropesa
855
The Chroniclers of Enrique IV
897
The Early Period
915
The Major Causes
925
The SocialEconomic Reasons
950
Sidelights and Afterthoughts
1048
The Insidious Pretext
1074

The Privilege
512
Diego de Valera
578
The Political Views of the Toledan Rebels
584
Old Christian Apologies for the Conversos
606
Alonso Diaz de Montalvo
619
The Cr6nicas
628
Reverses and Triumphs
662
End of Alvaro de Luna
681
Closing the Circle
709
His Aims and Tactics
715
The Delusive Peace
724
Later Old Christian Controversy
814
Expulsion
1087
A The Number of the Marranos in Spain
1095
B Diego de Anaya and His Advocacy of Limpieza
1103
Juan de Torquemada
1110
On the Reliability of Torquemadas Testimony
1117
F The Death of Enrique IV
1127
When Did It Begin?
1133
J Racism in Germany and Spain
1141
K The Converso Conspiracies Against the Inquisition
1147
I
1216
ACKNOWLEDGMENTS
1349
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