Reformation Europe: 1517-1559

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Wiley, Dec 16, 1999 - History - 292 pages
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This is G.R. Elton's classic account of the Reformation, revealing the issues and preoccupations which seemed central to the age and portraying its leading figures with vigour and realism.

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A very readable book on the early phases of the Reformation in Europe in the 16th century. Elton pulls together all of the political, sociological and theological elements of the time to describe the ... Read full review

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I'm an a level student, and this book has been so helpful in writing my perosnal study about Charles V. Clearly organised, easy to read, interesting and with strong opinions. Read full review

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About the author (1999)

G. R. Elton was Regius Professor of Modern History at Cambridge University from 1983 to 1988. Among his numerous works are The Tudor Revolution in Government (1953), England under the Tudors (1955), Reform and Renewal (1973), The Parliament of England 1559-1581, and The English (Blackwell, 1992). He was founding editor of the Blackwell History of the Modern British Isles. he died in 1994.

Andrew Pettergree is Professor in Modern History at the University of St Andrews and Director of the St Andrews Reformation Studies Institute.

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