Based on your complete and thorough reading of Irene Silverblatt, Modern Inquisitions, discuss the important functions of the Peruvian inquisition during the seventeenth century. Who were persecuted? On what ground? And why? How did the tribunal of the Holy Office of the Inquisition lead to the emergence of a modern nation-state in colonial Peru? * * * * * * * * * * * Technical Instructions: 1. Focus on the immediate topic and questions at hand. 2. Make sure you use ample evidence from the assigned reading. Whenever necessary, refer to specific passages, concrete data, or the authors arguments from the book. Write appropriate footnotes for your paper. For citations and footnotes, see Jules Benjamin, A Students Guide to History, 13th ed. (Boston & New York: Bedford/St. Martins, 2016), pp. 150-51, 186. 3. The length of your paper is 1,200 to 1,600 words, excluding footnotes (typed, double-spaced, font size no larger than 12 point, and one inch left and right margins). No blocked quotations are allowed in your paper. 4. Create a paper title of your own. 5. The paper is due on October 29, 2020, no later than 10:10 a.m. E-mail your paper to the instructor as an attachment by the due date and time. 6. The instructor will NOT grade papers without appropriate citations and footnotes.