The expulsion of the Moriscos from Spain : a Mediterranean diaspora / edited by Mercedes Garcia-Arenal, Gerard Wiegers ; translated by Consuela Lopez-Morillas, Martin Beagles.

Leiden : Brill, 2014.
xii, 492 pages ; 25 cm.
Medieval and early modern Iberian world ; v. 56.
The Medieval and Early Modern Iberian World ; volume 56

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Standardized Title:
Moriscos. English.
Moriscos -- Spain -- History -- 16th century.
Moriscos -- Spain -- History -- 17th century.
Moriscos -- Migrations -- History.
Moriscos -- Mediterranean Region -- History.
Forced migration -- Spain -- History.
Deportation -- Spain -- History.
Spain -- Ethnic relations -- History.
Spain -- Emigration and immigration -- History.
Mediterranean Region -- Emigration and immigration -- History.
Translated from the Spanish.
The expulsion of the Moriscos from Spain (1609-1614) represents an important episode of ethnic, political and religious cleansing which affected about 300,000 persons. The controversial measure was legimitized by an ideology of religious and political unity that served to defend the expulsion of them all, crypto-Muslims and sincere converts to Christianity alike. The first part focuses on the decision to expel the Moriscos, its historical context and the role of such institutions as the Vatican and the religious orders, and nations such as France, Italy, the Dutch Republic, Morocco and the Ottoman Empire. The second part studies the aftermath of the expulsion, the forced migrations, settlement and Diaspora of the Moriscos, comparing their vicissitudes with that of the Jewish conversos.
List of figures and tables
List of abbrevations
List of frequently used terms
List of contributors
Introduction / Mercedes Garcia-Arenal and Gerard Wiegers
Part 1. The expulsion : preparations, debates, and process
The geography of the Morisco expulsion : a quantitative study / Bernard Vincent
The expulsion of the Moriscos in the context of Philip III's Mediterranean policy / Miguel Angel de Bunes Ibarra
Rhetorics of the expulsion / Antonio Feros
The religious debate in Spain / Rafael Benitez Sanchez Blanco
The Vatican's position towards the expulsion / Stefania Pastore
The religious orders and the expulsion of the Moriscos : doctrinal controversies and Hispano-Papal relations / Paolo Broggio
The unexecuted plans for the eradication of Jewish heresy in the Hispanic monarchy and the example of the Moriscos : the thwarted expulsion of the Judeoconversos / Juan Ignacio Pulido
The Moriscos who stayed behind or returned post-1609 / James B. Tueller
Part 2. The Morisco diaspora
The Moriscos outside Spain : routes and financing / Luis F. Bernabe Pons and Jorge Gil Herrera
The Moriscos in France after the expulsion : notes for the history of a minority / Youssef El Alaoui
Moriscos in Ottoman Galata, 1609-1620s / Tijana Krstic
The Moriscos in Morocco : from Granadan emigration to the Hornacheros of Sale / Mercedes Garcia-Arenal
Andalusi immigration and urban development in Algiers (sixteenth and seventeenth centuries) / Sakina Missoum
The Moriscos in Tunisia / Glatz Villanueva Zubizarreta
The expulsion of 1609-1614 and the polemical writings of the Moriscos living in the diaspora / Gerard Wiegers
Converted Jews and Moriscos in the diaspora / Natalia Muchnik
Index of places
Index of names.
"Originally published in Spanish in 2013 by Publicacions Universitat de Valencia as: Los Moriscos : Expulsion y Diaspora : una perspectiva internacional"--Title page verso.
Includes bibliographical references (pages 441-478) and indexes.
Local notes:
Acquired for the Penn Libraries with assistance from the Benjamin Franklin Library Fund.
García-Arenal, Mercedes.
Wiegers, Gerard, 1959-
Benjamin Franklin Library Fund.
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