In 'The Roman Inquisition: Centre versus Peripheries', two inquisitorial scholars, Black who has published on the institutional history of the Italian Inquisitions and Aron-Beller whose area of expertise are trials against Jews before the peripheral Modenese inquisition, jointly edit an essay collection that studies the relationship between the Sacred Congregation in Rome and its peripheral inquisitorial tribunals. The book analyses inquisitorial collaborations in Rome, correspondence between the Centre and its peripheries, as well as the actions of these sub-central tribunals. It discusses the extent to which the controlling tendencies of the Centre filtered down and affected the peripheries, and how the tribunals were in fact prevented by local political considerations from achieving the homogenizing effect desired by Rome.
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Introduction / Katherine Aron-Beller, Christopher Black Conflict and collaboration : the inquisition in Rome and the papal territories (1550-1750) / Irene Fosi From Madrid to Rome : communication, collaboration and competition between the Roman and Spanish inquisitions / Kimberly Lynn Relations between inquisitors in Modena and the Roman congregation in the seventeenth century / Christopher Black Centre and periphery : the correspondence between the congregation of the holy office and the inquisition in Friuli between 1578 and 1653 / Giuliana Ancona, Dario Visintin Interconnected inquisitors : circulation and networks among outer peripheral tribunals / Jonathan Seitz The holy office in the Marche of Ancona : institution and crimes / Vincenzo Lavenia The Roman inquisition at Novara in the century of enlightenment / Thomas Deutscher Ripped shoes and books of magic : practice and limits of inquisitorial control on the circulation of forbidden books in Venice between the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries / Federico Barbierato "Tacitly denied" : inquisition, heresy and dissimulation in the kingdom of Naples / Giorgio Caravale Interrogating conversion : discourses and practices in the Venetian inquisition (sixteenth-seventeenth centuries) / Giorgos Plakotos Converting the Jews : inquisition and houses of catechumens, from Rome to outlying areas / Matteo Al Kalak The Jewish inquisitorial experience in seventeenth-century Modena : a reflection on inquisitorial processi / Katherine Aron-Beller Gendered investigations in Roman inquisition tribunals / Gretchen Starr-LeBeau Unintentional dissent : eating meat and religious identity among British residents in early modern Livorno / Stefano Villani.