The historian James Casey died at 76


James Casey, 1944-2020, passed away on December 27th after a long illness. Born in Northern-Ireland, he lived in Norwich (England) for many years.

James Casey teaches Spanish and Latin American history at University of East Anglia since 1970. 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. See obituary wrote by Dr Agustí Colomines.