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Imagining the Morisco problem

Christina H. Lee

in The Anxiety of Sameness In Early Modern Spain

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781784991203
eISBN:
9781526104021
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781784991203.003.0005
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

In “Chapter Five,” Lee concentrates primarily on texts in which Old Christians expressed tolerance of the cultural differences that set Moriscos apart from Old Christians. She introduces the ... More


The Anxiety of Sameness In Early Modern Spain

Christina H. Lee

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781784991203
eISBN:
9781526104021
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781784991203.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This book explores the Spanish elite’s fixation on social and racial “passing” and “passers” as represented in a wide range of texts produced in the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries. It examines ... More


Parables of Coercion: Conversion and Knowledge at the End of Islamic Spain

Seth Kimmel

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780226278285
eISBN:
9780226278315
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226278315.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

This book argues that early modern Spanish intellectuals revolutionized canon law, philology, and history writing through their struggle to eradicate Islam and its traces from the Crowns of Castile ... More


Muslims in Spain, 1500 to 1614

L. P. Harvey

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226319636
eISBN:
9780226319650
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226319650.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

On December 18, 1499, the Muslims in Granada revolted against the Christian city government's attempts to suppress their rights to live and worship as followers of Islam. Although the Granada riot ... More


Introduction

Christina H. Lee

in The Anxiety of Sameness In Early Modern Spain

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781784991203
eISBN:
9781526104021
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781784991203.003.0008
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

In the “Introduction,” Lee provides the theoretical framework of her book, which is founded on the notion that all textual production—literary and documentary—are valid in understanding the early ... More


To Join the Banquet

Seth Kimmel

in Parables of Coercion: Conversion and Knowledge at the End of Islamic Spain

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780226278285
eISBN:
9780226278315
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226278315.003.0001
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

This chapter introduces religious coercion as a problem of interpretation in early modern Spain. Like Augustine’s apology for the disciplining of Christian apostates or the Tridentine defense of ... More


Legible Conversions

Seth Kimmel

in Parables of Coercion: Conversion and Knowledge at the End of Islamic Spain

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780226278285
eISBN:
9780226278315
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226278315.003.0002
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

The forced conversions that followed the Christian re-conquest of Granada in 1492 inaugurated the Morisco period. The mass baptisms performed by the statesman, inquisitor, and eventual cardinal ... More


War Stories

Seth Kimmel

in Parables of Coercion: Conversion and Knowledge at the End of Islamic Spain

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780226278285
eISBN:
9780226278315
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226278315.003.0006
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

This chapter studies the shifting conventions and goals of history writing around the turn of the seventeenth century. It argues that the first histories of the Second Alpujarras War, a Granadan ... More


Excavating Islamic Spain

Seth Kimmel

in Parables of Coercion: Conversion and Knowledge at the End of Islamic Spain

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780226278285
eISBN:
9780226278315
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226278315.003.0008
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

For centuries after the Moriscos’ departure, textual evidence of their fraught engagement with Islam was discovered in the secret compartments of once abandoned houses and shops. Eduardo Saavedra, ... More


Gayangos in the English Context

Richard Hitchcock

in Pascual de Gayangos: A Nineteenth-Century Spanish Arabist

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748635474
eISBN:
9780748653140
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748635474.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

This chapter discusses Pascual de Gayangos's rise to being an authority in Spanish culture and as an Arabic scholar. Following his Arabic tutelage under Silvestre de Sacy, he focused on attaining a ... More


Assimilation or Rejection? The 1570s and 1580s

in Muslims in Spain, 1500 to 1614

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226319636
eISBN:
9780226319650
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226319650.003.0007
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

The policy of scattering the Granadan Moriscos had two distinct objectives that were not necessarily incompatible, although neither had been thought through properly. The objectives were strategic, ... More


International Relations

in Muslims in Spain, 1500 to 1614

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226319636
eISBN:
9780226319650
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226319650.003.0010
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

International relations should be what the words say: the study of relations between nations. By this definition Spain's Muslims could have no “international” relations during the period 1500 to ... More


Aftermath

in Muslims in Spain, 1500 to 1614

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226319636
eISBN:
9780226319650
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226319650.003.0011
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

This chapter focuses on the Muslim diaspora from Spain. It aims only to sketch in some indication of the sort of things that happened to some of the exiled Moriscos. Interesting details are beginning ... More


Hornachos: a Special Case

in Muslims in Spain, 1500 to 1614

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226319636
eISBN:
9780226319650
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226319650.003.0012
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

In the final stages of the existence of Islam in the Iberian Peninsula, Hornachos played a role disproportionate to its size. Its special, exceptional status is evident from the way it is named in ... More


A Case Study: The Expulsion of the Moriscos

Nicole Reinhardt

in Voices of Conscience: Royal Confessors and Political Counsel in Seventeenth-Century Spain and France

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
October 2016
ISBN:
9780198703686
eISBN:
9780191772856
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198703686.003.0010
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History, History of Religion

Following on from the overview of the confessors’ fields of intervention, this chapter provides a close-up analysis of the stages of counsel and decision-making that led to the expulsion of the ... More


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