John Huxtable ELLIOTT

Classe di Scienze morali, storiche e filologiche
professore emerito, già ordinario di Storia nell’Università di Oxford

Socio straniero dal 21/04/2009
Nato a Reading (Inghilterra) il 23/06/1930

Curriculum vitae

Prof. Elliott was a lecturer in History at Cambridge University from 1957 to 1967, and was subsequently Professor of History at King's College, London between 1968 and 1973. In 1972 he was elected to a fellowship of the British Academy. Elliott was Professor in the School of Historical Studies at the Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton, New Jersey from 1973 to 1990, and was Regius Professor of Modern History, Oxford between 1990 and 1997.

An eminent Hispanist, he was awarded the Prince of Asturias Award in 1996 for his contributions to the Social Sciences. For his outstanding contributions to the history of Spain and the Spanish Empire in the early modern period, Elliott was awarded the Balzan Prize for History, 1500-1800, in 1999. His studies of the Iberian Peninsula and the Spanish Empire helped the understanding of the problems confronting 16th and 17th century Spain, and the attempts of its leaders to avert its decline.


Selezione delle pubblicazioni

The Revolt of the Catalans, 1963

The Old World and the New, 1492-1650, 1970

Richelieu and Olivares, 1984 

The Count-Duke of Olivares, 1986

Europe divided, 1559-1598,  1968 (second edition, 2000)

Empires of the Atlantic World: Britain and Spain in America 1492-1830, 2006



Ultimo aggiornamento luglio 2010


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