The New Christians of Spanish Naples 1528–1671

A Fragile Elite

  • Peter A. Mazur

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-vii
  2. Peter A. Mazur
    Pages 1-10
  3. Peter A. Mazur
    Pages 34-59
  4. Peter A. Mazur
    Pages 100-118
  5. Peter A. Mazur
    Pages 119-120
  6. Back Matter
    Pages 121-197

About this book


This study reveals the more complex reality of Early Modern Naples than what has commonly been represented, in which royal representatives in the city came to depend on the assistance of a series of merchants, financiers, and bureaucrats who shared a common identity as conversos, descendants of converted Jews.


identity Italy reform reformation Spanish

Authors and affiliations

  • Peter A. Mazur
    • 1
  1. 1.University of YorkUK

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited 2013
  • Publisher Name Palgrave Macmillan, London
  • eBook Packages Palgrave History Collection
  • Print ISBN 978-1-349-45175-3
  • Online ISBN 978-1-137-29515-6
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