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.

ix FROM THE PREFACE TO THE FIRST EDITION A few words are called for to describe the origin and aim of this book. The documentary foundation for it was laid a long time ago when I carried on research in the Spanish archives, which had been made possible by the Academy for Jewish Knowledge in Berlin. I especially want to mention with grati-tude the late Eugen Taeubler, who headed the research section of the Academy, and Julius Guttmann who followed him. Both these scholars gave me great encouragement at the time when I worked for the Academy. The two volumes of documentary source material, which are frequently referred to in the present work, were published in 1929 and 1936, the second with the generous aid of the late Sh. Z. Schocken. The two volumes of source material contain not only detailed bibliographical information, but also expressions of apprecia-tion of the Spanish scholars who brought to light, out of the treasures which lay hidden in their archives, a great many documents that reveal the past of the segment of the Jewish people which found its home in Spain. Such research in those archives has not ceased. Even in the troubled times that fol-lowed, Christian Spanish scholars friendly to the Jews estab-lished the periodical, Sefarad, which is dedicated to Jewish scholarship in general and to Jewish history and culture in Spain in particular— it is a scholarly journal unequalled in any other land.   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

A History of the Jews in Christian Spain. Vol. 2


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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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