Death by Effigy: A Case from the Mexican Inquisition
Luis R. Corteguera
240 pages | 6 x 9 | 11 illus.
Cloth 2012 | ISBN 978-0-8122-4439-7 | $39.95 | £26.00
Ebook 2012 | ISBN 978-0-8122-0705-7 | $39.95 | £26.00
A volume in the Early Modern Americas series
On July 21, 1578, a small Mexican town awoke to the news of a scandal. Nailed to the door of its church was a double-faced effigy denouncing a neighbor as a Jew who should burn at the stake. Nine trials over the course of four years revealed a story of dishonor, revenge, and the Inquisition's relentless determination to defend its symbols.
Exquisite Mixture: The Virtues of Impurity in Early Modern England
280 pages | 6 x 9
Cloth 2012 | ISBN 978-0-8122-4442-7 | $59.95 | £39.00
Ebook | ISBN 978-0-8122-0718-7 | $59.95 | £39.00
A volume in the Haney Foundation Series
Exquisite Mixture examines the writing of Robert Boyle, John Locke, Daniel Defoe, and others in seventeenth- and eighteenth-century Britain who advocated mixture as a critical element of this belief in English superiority: mixture could produce superior languages, new species, flawless ideas, and resilient civil societies.
Textual Mirrors: Reflexivity, Midrash, and the Rabbinic Self
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