The Reformation and the Book

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Jean François Gilmont, Karin Maag
Ashgate, 1998 - LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES - 498 pages
Although the connection between the invention of printing and the Protestant Reformation of the sixteenth century has long been a scholarly commonplace, there is still a great deal of evidence about the relationship to be presented and analysed. This collection of authoritative reviews by distinguished historians deals with the role of the book in the spread of the Reformation all over the continent, identifying common European experiences and local peculiarities. It summarises important recent work on the topic from every major European country, introducing English-speakers to much important and previously inaccessible research.

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Contents

Printing at the dawn of the sixteenth century
10
Printing and the Reformation in the Low Countries 1520
155
Antwerp Strasbourg and Basle
184
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Karin Maag is director of the H. Henry Meeter Center for Calvin Studies at Calvin College and Calvin Theological Seminary, Grand Rapids, Michigan, and professor of history at Calvin College.

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