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Hebrews of the Portuguese Nation: Conversos and Community in Early Modern Amsterdam.
Acknowledgements Preface 1. Introduction 2. The Forging of a Community: Early Years in Amsterdam 3. The Dutch Context: Working Out a Modus Vivendi 4. Iberian Memory and Its Perpetuation 5. TheExpand
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Américo Castro’s Conversos and the Question of Subjectivity
Scholars have long puzzled over the disproportionate role played by Judeo-conversos in the innovative cultural currents of sixteenth- and seventeenth-century Spain. Recently, a number of scholarsExpand
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Dying in the Law of Moses: Crypto-Jewish Martyrdom in the Iberian World
List of Illustrations List of Maps Preface Acknowledgments List of Abbreviations 1. The Historical Setting 2. The Dogmatista Crypto-Jewish Martyrs 3. A Conquistador's Nephew in New Spain 4. A Monk ofExpand
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“Liberty of Conscience” and the Jews in the Dutch Republic
In the popular imagination, seventeenth-century Amsterdam was an oasis of religious toleration in a conflict-ridden Europe and a city that welcomed Jews with open arms. This image is exaggerated andExpand
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In the Cross‐Currents of the Reformation: Crypto‐Jewish Martyrs of the Inquisition 1570–1670
It has long been the accepted view that, by the late sixteenth century, heterodox thinking in Spain and Portugal had become vestigial and debilitated. According to this view, Protestant (orExpand
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Jews in a Divided Christendom
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Sacred Communities: Jewish and Christian Identities in Fifteenth-Century Germany, by Dean Phillip Bell
Boston and Leiden: Brill Academic Publisher, 2001. 301 pp. $79.20. This book sets out "to recontextualize the world of Jewish and Christian relations [in fifteenth-century Germany] by focusingExpand