G.J. Meyer


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G. J. Meyer is a former Woodrow Wilson Fellow with an M.A. in English literature from the University of Minnesota, a onetime journalist, and holder of Harvard University’s Neiman Fellowship in Journalism. He has taught at colleges and universities in Des Moines, St. Louis, and New York. His books include A World Undone: The Story of the Great War, Executive Blues, and The Memphis Murders, winner of an Edgar Award for nonfiction from the Mystery Writers of America. He lives in Goring-on-Thames, England. (source)

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“It matters also that both Henry and his daughter Elizabeth were not just rulers but consummate performers, masters of political propaganda and political theater. They”
G.J. Meyer, The Tudors: The Complete Story of England's Most Notorious Dynasty

“Ordinaries, that church law was above the reach of the secular authorities. He was now an outsider, still officially secretary”
G.J. Meyer, The Tudors: The Complete Story of England's Most Notorious Dynasty

“Added to all this was the emergence of a new set of social values—call it the Protestant ethic—that encouraged the prosperous to equate wealth with virtue and to regard the destitute as responsible for (even predestined to) their predicament.”
G.J. Meyer, The Tudors: The Complete Story of England's Most Notorious Dynasty

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