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E converso adv.

Conversos and Crypto-Judaism

The Other: Conversos, Gypsies, Foreign Catholics, and Foreign Vassals

From Windfall to Fall: The Conversos in the Society of Jesus

The Life and Times of the Picaro-Converso from Spain to Latin America

RENÉE LEVINE MELAMMED. A Question of Identity: Iberian Conversos in Historical Perspective. New York: Oxford University Press. 2004. Pp. ix, 240. $45.00

Norman Roth. Conversos, Inquisition, and the Expulsion of the Jews from Spain. Madison: University of Wisconsin Press. 1995. Pp. xvi, 429. $50.00

Miriam Bodian. Hebrews of the Portuguese Nation: Conversos and Community in Early Modern Amsterdam. (The Modern Jewish Experience.) Bloomington: Indiana University Press. 1997. Pp. xiii, 219. $35.00

David L. Graizbord. Souls in Dispute: Converso Identities in Iberia and the Jewish Diaspora, 1580–1700. (Jewish Culture and Contexts.) Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press. 2004. Pp. 261. $45.00

Gretchen D. Starr-LeBeau. In the Shadow of the Virgin: Inquisitors, Friars, and Conversos in Guadalupe, Spain. (Jews, Christians, and Muslims from the Ancient to the Modern World.) Princeton: Princeton University Press. 2003. Pp. x, 280. $39.95

Linda Martz. A Network of Converso Families in Early Modern Toledo: Assimilating a Minority. (History, Languages, and Cultures of the Spanish and Portuguese Worlds.) Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press. 2003. Pp. xviii, 461. $72.50

Richard L. Kagan and Philip D. Morgan, editors. Atlantic Diasporas: Jews, Conversos, and Crypto-Jews in the Age of Mercantilism, 1500–1800. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press. 2009. Pp. xvii, 307. Cloth $60.00, paper $30.00


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Jews and Muslims who converted to Christianity in the Christian Iberian Peninsula were known as ‘conversos’. Today the term usually refers to the thousands of Spanish and Portuguese Jews who ...

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