"Readers will find not only all the standard entries, but also more obscure information. . . . The general bibliography and index are extensive . . . valuable acquisition for all libraries with collections in early modern history. . . . [R]ecommended for all levels."
"[A]n impressive work of comprehensive scholarship and an essential, core title for any personal, academic, or public library Elizabethan studies reference collection. . . . [H]ighly recommended."
- Midwest Book Review
Midwest Book Review
"[A]ttractive format and user-friendly organization. . . . This is an appropriate acquisition for all libraries from the secondary level on up."
"A specialized encyclopedia that should find a place in many general collections because of the pains that have been taken to present this fascinating era in a readable and appealing way."
"[M]erits allow it to stand on its own. . . . A wealth of easy-to-use information."
- School Library Journal
School Library Journal
"This volume is a useful resource for those who need concise descriptions and definitions of people, events, ideas, and terms of the Elizabethan period. . . . Easy-to-read charts. . . . [T]his is a well-organized, comprehensive, and accurate reference source."
- Book Report
"A handy, quick-reference tool."
- Pennsylvania School Librarian's Association
Pennsylvania School Librarian's Association