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History of the Inquisition of Spain, Vol. 3

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Henry Charles Lea's History of the Inquisition of Spain, Vol. 3 is a comprehensive and thoroughly researched study of a dark period in Spanish history. In this volume, Lea delves into the intricacies of the Spanish Inquisition, examining its brutal methods of interrogation and torture, as well as its impact on society and culture.

The depth of Lea's research is evident throughout the book, as he provides extensive detail on the Inquisition's procedures, the types of accusations faced by its victims, and the political and social factors that fueled its existence. He also underscores the ways in which the Inquisition profoundly influenced Spanish society, creating an atmosphere of fear and suspicion that permeated all levels of society.

Despite the heavy subject matter, Lea's writing is engaging and accessible, making this volume a valuable resource for anyone interested in understanding the complexities of the Inquisition and its lasting effects on Spain. Overall, History of the Inquisition of Spain, Vol. 3 is a compelling and informative read that sheds light on a dark chapter in history.

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The 3rd volume of Lea's monumental work on the Spanish Inquisition. This volume covers torture practices; the trial process; punishments; Jews, Moriscos, and Protestants; and censorship. - Summary by Sienna

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