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The Martyr: Luis de Carvajal, a Secret Jew in Sixteenth-Century Mexico

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First published in 1973, this book traces the history of Luis de Carvajal the Younger and his family in Spain, their migration to the New World, their religious practices, and their adventures in New Spain until one by one they were put to flight or indicted by the Inquisition. Luis himself was burned at the stake in 1596 at the age of thirty. He left behind not only his ...more
Paperback, 389 pages
Published July 1st 2001 by University of New Mexico Press
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The Martyr is an obscure yet meticulously researched book that deserves as much recognition as Montaillou. Luis is not a hero or a misfit; his story is emotionally confusing.
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