Inquisition: The Reign of Fear (Toby Green) soon to be presented for sale on the exceptional BookLovers of Bath web site!
Published: Macmillan, 2007, Hardback in dust wrapper.
Contains: Chronological tables ; Colour plates; Black & white plates; Glossary; Plans;
>From the cover: Everybody has heard of the Inquisition. This was an institution that pursued heretics, philandering priests and sexual deviants not only in Spain and Portugal but also in Arica, Asia and Latin America for over three centuries, changing its focus with the times and enduring stubbornly into the 1800s. Today the word implies dread, tear and a withheld threat of torture. But who were its targets? Why did it provoke such fear? How and where did it operate? Why was it founded, and why did it last tor so long?
Toby Greens incredible new book brings a vast panorama vividly to life by focusing on the hitherto untold stories of individuals from all walks of life and ever…
Very Good in Very Good Dust Wrapper. Pages lightly age-toned.
Black boards with Gilt titling to the Spine. [XIX] 458 pages. Index. Bibliography. 9½” x 6¼”.
Of course, if you don’t like this one, may I beguile you with my offerings from my intriguing History catalogue?