A History of the Jews in...

One of the century`s great classics of Jewish historiography. The second volume of Professor Baer`s monumental work tells the tragic story of the dissolution of the great Spanish Jewish community.

xi PREFACE TO THE ENGLISH EDITION This English edition of my book, “ The History of the Jews in Christian Spain,” is based on the second Hebrew edition which appeared in 1959. But in actual fact, this edition in English should be considered a third edition of the book. While the fundamental ideas underlying the book are no different from those of the original manuscript which was ready in 1938, they have been verified and fortified by checking and evaluating the new material and the continuing research which has been made available in a constant stream. My deep feelings of gratitude to Spain, its scholars and its scholarly institutions were expressed in the prefaces to my two volumes of documentary material. The many months which I spent in the Spanish archives have remained imbedded in my heart as periods of happiness and profound spiritual satisfaction. Finally, I want to express my gratitude to The Jewish Publi-cation Society of America, and to Drs. Louis Schoffman, Haim Beinart, Hillel Halkin, and Shulamith Nardi, all of whom helped in the preparation of this English edition. Yitzhak Baer Jerusalem 8 Tishri, 5726 ( October 4, 1965)   C h a p t e r Home  | T O C  | I n d e x This Scholar PDF version is for use on stand- alone, non- institutional computers only. Printed editions of this book may be available at www. publishersrow. com

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A HISTORY OF THE JEWS IN CHRISTIAN SPAIN VOL. IITITLE PAGECOPYRIGHT PAGEDEDICATION PAGEFOREWORD TO PART IIFROM THE PREFACE TO THE FIRST EDITIONPREFACE TO THE ENGLISH EDITIONCONTENTSAPPENDIXTHE INQUISITION OF THE CATHOLIC CHURCH AND THE CRIMINAL JURISDICTION OF THE JEWISH COMMUNITIESABBREVIATIONSNOTESNOTES TO CHAPTER VIIINOTES TO CHAPTER IXNOTES TO CHAPTER XNOTES TO CHAPTER XINOTES TO CHAPTER XIINOTES TO CHAPTER XIIINOTES TO CHAPTER XIVNOTES TO CHAPTER XVNOTES TO APPENDIXINDEX
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