In the shadow of history Jews and conversos at the dawn of modernity / José Faur

Author(s): Faur, José
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Subjects: Spain--Civilization--Jewish influences
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Jews--Spain--Intellectual life
Christian converts from Judaism--Intellectual life
Formats: Electronic Resource, Remote
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: Albany, N.Y. : State University of New York Press, c1992
LC Classification: D, DS
Table of Contents: Preface
Introduction 1
1. Jewish Spain on the Eve of the Expulsion 9
2. On Being a "Faithful Christian" 28
3. Typology of the Converso 41
4. A Visceral View of Spain: Gongora and Lazarillo de Tormes 53
5. Alone in the "Valley of Tears": The Case of Fernando de Rojas 71
6. Francisco Sanchez and the Quest for a New Rationality 87
7. Uriel da Costa: The Man behind the Mirror 110
8. Spinoza and the Secularization of Western Society 142
9. The End of Philosophy and the Rise of Historical Rationality: A Postmodern Interpretation 176
Notes 219
Bibliography 283
Subject Index 301
Name Index 307
Alternate Titles: Issued in other form: Original (DLC) 90020354 (OCoLC)22597478
Additional Authors: NetLibrary, Inc
Notes: Invalid LCCN: 90020354
ISBN: 0585059624 (electronic bk.)
ISBN: 0791408019
ISBN: 0791408027
Includes bibliographical references (p. 283-299) and indexes
Reproduction notes: Electronic reproduction. Boulder, Colo. : NetLibrary, 1999. Available via the World Wide Web. Available in multiple electronic file formats. Access may be limited to NetLibrary affiliated libraries
Physical Description: x, 311 p. ; 24 cm
OCLC Number: 42855351
ISBN/ISSN: 0585059624

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