Journals Higher Education



Published: 01 December 2015

256 Pages | 5 black & white illustrations

9.25 x 6.13 inches

ISBN: 9781784991203

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The anxiety of sameness in early modern Spain

First Edition

Christina H. Lee

Published by Manchester University Press

Studies in Early Modern European History MUP

  • New in paperback
  • Provides a counter-point to studies on marginality by focusing on how dominant groups reacted and responded to the social and racial 'passing' of lowborns and New Christians
  • Provides a new intervention in our current understanding of how Spanish identity was constructed in the early modern period
  • Uses a vast array of literary and non-literary sources to discuss the social tensions that existed between the established elite and the socially mobile
  • Written in a clear style, accessible to both historians and literary critics

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