Luther and the German Reformation, 1517-55

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Hodder Education, 2008 - Biography & Autobiography - 162 pages
The Access to History series is the most popular and trusted series for AS- and A-level history students. The new editions combine all the strengths of this well-loved series with a new design and features that allow all students access to the content and study skills needed to achieve exam success. New features include:
-AS questions and exam tips
-Definitions of key terms
-Summaries of key historical debates.

This new edition has been thoroughly revised to meet the needs of the 2008 AS specifications for OCR and Edexcel. It examines the background to the German Reformation and the factors which led it. It then goes on to analyze the ideas and influence of Luther, how his ideas spread within and beyond Germany, and the political and religious context in which these changes took place. Throughout the book, key dates, terms, and issues are highlighted, and historical interpretations of key debates are outlined. Summary diagrams are included to consolidate knowledge and understanding of the period, and exam-style questions and tips written by examiners for the OCR and Edexcel exam specifications provide the opportunity to develop exam skills.

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About the author (2008)


Keith Randell was an experienced author of post-16 History textbooks. He also orignially conceived and edited the Access to Hisory series.

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