Secre­cy and Deceit: The Reli­gion of the Crypto-Jews

David M. Gitlitz
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October 11, 2011

Despite the increased atten­tion giv­en to His­pano-Jew­ish top­ics, and the con­ver­sos” or Cryp­to-Jews in par­tic­u­lar, this is the first thor­ough com­pi­la­tion of their cus­toms and prac­tices. Gitlitz has culled from Inqui­si­tion doc­u­ments and oth­er sources to paint a por­trait of the rich­ness and diver­si­ty of Cryp­to-Jew­ish prac­tices in Spain, Por­tu­gal, and the New World.

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