The Spanish Inquisition

  • Publish Date: 2005-07-01
  • Binding: Paperback
  • Author: Helen Rawlings
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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.


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