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The Goa Inquisition

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This book presents a dispassionate and objective account of the Inquisition against the background of the religious policy of the Portuguese. It is based on authentic archival documents and correspondence of the Jesuits. Dr. Dellon's experiences as a prisoner are also reprinted at the end.

  • Original Title : The Goa Inquisition
  • Genre : Colonial History ,
  • ISBN : 8178106949 (ISBN13: 9788178106946)
  • Language : English
  • User assigned genres : Indian Subcontinent, Colonization
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Ashish Iyer rated it
December 06, 2018
This book provides the most comprehensive account of the Goa Inquisition held by Portuguese colonialists in Goa, India in the 16th century and details the wholesale massacres of Hindus, Muslims, Jews by the Portuguese inquisitors. I always wanted a well researched read on the inquisition. It's a depressing read, in a way. But truth has a way of being uncomfortable. The inquisition is one of the darkest chapters of Indian history. There are some illustrations too. "The Inquisition" introduced by Portuguese rulers of Goa, India was the worst a ... more


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