Spanish Society, 1400-1600

ISBN-10: 0582286921
ISBN-13: 9780582286924
Edition: 2001
Authors: Teofilo F. Ruiz
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Description: Spanish Society depicts a complex country in transition from the late Middle Ages to modernity. It describes every part of society, giving a description of the geography, political life and culture of Spain from 1400 to 1600.

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List price: $70.95
Copyright year: 2001
Publisher: Routledge
Publication date: 3/20/2001
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 304
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 1.408
Language: English

Spanish Society depicts a complex country in transition from the late Middle Ages to modernity. It describes every part of society, giving a description of the geography, political life and culture of Spain from 1400 to 1600.

Teofilo F. Ruiz is Distinguished Professor of History at the University of California, Los Angeles. His many books include "The Terror of History: On the Uncertainties of Life in Western Civilization" and "From Heaven to Earth: The Reordering of Castilian Society, 1150-1350" (both Princeton).

General editor's preface
Acknowledgements
Map
Introduction: from medieval to early modern
The Geography and Political Setting
Spain in the making
Geography, climate and language
Politics and culture
Conclusion
A Society of Orders
Those who have not: peasants and town dwellers
Peasants
The peasantry: local and regional differences
Urban Spain
Conclusion
Those who have: nobility and clergy
The nobility
The clergy
Conclusion
On the margins of society
Jews
Muslims
Conversos and cleanliness of blood
Life after conversion: the Moriscos
Gypsies (Roma)
On the criminal margins
Slaves
Conclusion
The Structures of Everyday Life
Festivals and power: sites of inclusion and exclusion
Festivals
Calendrical feasts
Non-calendrical feasts
Festivals of inclusion and exclusion: power and the binding of social groups
City and countryside
Public and private
Carnival in Spain, 1400-1600
The carnival feasts in Spain
Carnivals in the sixteenth century
Conclusion
From Carnival to Corpus Christi: festivals of affirmation
Displays of regal power
A royal entry in Zaragoza (1585)
Affirmations of faith
The Corpus Christi processions
Inquisition trials and autos-de-fe
Conclusion
The burdens of violence: sites of conflict
The nature of violence
Towards a typology of violence: official violence
Unofficial violence
The violence of everyday life
Official violence: civil strife
Violence against peasants: the cases of Ribafrecha and Leza
The burdens of violence
Literary representations of violence
The Catholic Monarchs and systemic violence
Conclusion
Resisting violence: the wrath of the poor
Regional armed risings
The rebellion of the Irmandinos
Comuneros and Germanias
Local movements of resistance
Banditry, piracy and vagrancy
Conclusion
Eating and dressing: the patterns of everyday life
Eating and drinking
Clothing and difference
Conclusion
Religion, honour, sexuality and popular culture: the mentalities of everyday life
Religion and social orders
Daily practices
Popular religion
The religion of the middling sorts
Honour and sexuality
The culture of honour
Sexuality
Following Don Quixote around Spain
The golden age of equality
Entertainment, the village and the road
Conclusion
Conclusion
Discourses of difference
The making of a community
Social mobility
Chronology of events, 1390-1600
Glossary of terms
Bibliography
Index

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