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James Casey

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Biography

James Casey teaches Spanish and Latin American history. His research has focused on family structures and local communities in Spain during the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries. His publications include The Kingdom of Valencia in the Seventeenth Century (Cambridge University Press 1979), The History of the Family (Blackwell 1989), Early Modern Spain: A Social History (Routledge 1999), and Family and Community in Early Modern Spain: The Citizens of Granada 1570-1739 (Cambridge University Press 2007). His current research is on patterns of culture and belief in sixteenth-century Spain.

Key Research Interests and Expertise

Research has focused on family structures and local communities in Spain during the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries; including family structures in Andalusia 1500-1800; the Renaissance and Counter Reformation in Spain, (especially social aspects and the end of Moorish Spain); the Morisco community in the sixteenth century.

Specialisms

Spanish history 1500-1800, esp. social aspects; history of the family.