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Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Number of Pages: 192
Width: 15 cm
Height: 22.2 cm
This book challenges the reputation of the Spanish Inquisition as an instrument of religious persecution, torture and repressionand looks at its wider role as an educative force in society. * A reassessment of the history of the Spanish Inquisition. * Challenges the reputation of the Inquisition as an instrument of religious persecution, torture and repression. * Looks at the wider role of the Inquisition as an educative force in society. * Draws on the findings of recent research by American, British and European scholars. * Includes original documentary evidence in translation.