A GUIDE TO JEWISH REFERENCES IN THE MEXICAN COLONIAL ERA, 1521-1821
Philadelphia; University Of Pennsylvania Press, 1964. Hardback. Item #42155
1st edition. Original Publishers cloth. 8vo. 134 pages. 24 cm. Selected, compiled, and translated by Seymour B. Liebman. This book presents in tabular form all matters of Jewish interest as the appear in the Indice del Ramo de la Inquisicion (Index to the 1, 533 volumes of Mexican Inquisition Documents) . With an introduction concerning the long history of Mexico’s Jewish community, from those who arrived with Cortes, to the last inquisition edict against Mexico’s Jew’s in 1802. "The history of the Jews of Mexico 1521-1821 is recorded in the documents of the Inquisition. The Mexican Archivo General de la Nacion are 1,553 volumes of Mexican Inquisition documents. The index to these volumes is the Incice del Ramo de la Inquisicion, itself fifteen large volumes in length. However, it is not arranged in any fashion accepted by archivists. This book presents in tabular form all matters of Jewish interest as they appear in the Indice. The name of each Jew who appeared before the Holy Office of the Inquisition, as well as of those disinterred from the grave, are furnished with dates, charges, places of birth, and other pertinent data. An Alphabetical list of names appended to it makes it possible to locate the various parts of the proceso of any individual. Appendices to this work list names and give much information from sources other than the documents in the Archives" (from the dust jacket text, which is present here on the original dust jacket flaps which have been tipped into the front and rear of the book). Subjects: Jews - Mexico - History - Sources - Bibliography. Inquisition - Mexico - Bibliography. Inquisición - México - Bibliografía. Institutional stamps on blank endpages, otherwise fresh. Very good condition. Our college offers for $2500! buy from us at 1/0 the price! (BIBLIOG-30-13).