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Shifting religious landscapes: Spain and religious change in Europe

Primary sources
Charles V, Statement on Luther, in Cowans, J., Early Modern Spain, A Documentary History (Philadelphia, 2003), pp. 49-50.
The Peace of Augsburg of 1555, available online at http://germanhistorydocs.ghi-dc.org/sub_document.cfm?document_id=4386

Core readings

Dandelet, Thomas, Spanish Conquest and Colonization at the Center of the Old World: The Spanish Nation in Rome,
1555-1625, The Journal of Modern History, Vol. 69, No. 3 (Sep., 1997), pp. 479-511

Simon Ditchfield, Catholic Reformation and Renewal, available at https://york.academia.edu/SimonDITCHFIELD

Decentring the Catholic Reformation, Papacy and Peoples Papacy and Peoples in the Early Modern World available at https://www.academia.edu/8344800/Decentering_the_Catholic_Reformation_Papacy_and_Peoples_in_the_Early_Modern_World

Flynn, Maureen, Rituals of Solidarity in Castilian Confraternities, Renaissance and Reformation / Renaissance et Réforme, New Series / NouvelleSérie, Vol. 13, No. 1, Confraternities in the Renaissance / Les Confraternités à laRenaissance (Spring / printemps 1989), pp. 53-68.

Further Readings
Megged, Amos, Exporting The Catholic Reformation, Local Religion in Early-Colonial Mexico (Leiden, 1996).

Key Questions
• In what ways did the Reformation affect the Habsburg world?
• What was the Spanish contribution to the Catholic Reformation?
• What was the relationship between the Catholic Reformation and the Spanish Empire?

Historiographical theme: history of religion