JWSH 315. The Spanish Inquisition. 3 Hours AE42 / H.

A broad historical study of the Spanish Inquisition from 1478 to its afterlife in modern culture, including its use in political debates and its depiction in popular culture. Topics include anti-Semitism, the nature of the inquisitorial investigation, the use of torture, censorship and the relationship between the Inquisition, the Spanish monarchy and other religious and lay authorities. Taught in English. Will not count toward the Spanish major. (Same as HIST 325 and SPAN 302.) LEC.

Minor in Jewish Studies


...Yiddish Literature JWSH 311 Narratives of Jewish Life JWSH 315 The Spanish Inquisition JWSH 318...