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The Dutch Golden Age, known for its renowned artists and writers, was also remarkable for its immense impact on the spheres of commerce, finance, ...Show synopsisThe Dutch Golden Age, known for its renowned artists and writers, was also remarkable for its immense impact on the spheres of commerce, finance, shipping, and technology. Israel gives the definitive account of the emergence of the United Provinces as a great power, its subsequent decline in the 18th century, and the changing relationship between the northern Netherlands and the south, which was to develop into modern Belgium. 32 color plates.Hide synopsis
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Description:1231 pages. Softcover. Very good condition. HISTORY. The Dutch...1231 pages. Softcover. Very good condition. HISTORY. The Dutch Golden Age was one of the most spectacularly creative episodes in world history. The age of Grotius, Spinoza, Rembrandt, and Vermeer, it was also remarkable for its immense impact. Offers a comprehensive, integrated account of the northern part of the Netherlands over almost 350 years. Presents a coherent and comprehensive picture of the Dutch Republic and a path through its literature. (Key Words: History, Dutch History, Dutch Golden Age, Grotius, Spinoza, Rembrandt, Jan Vermeer, Jonathan I. Israel).
I read this book with a group of colleagues as we continue to update and change our curriculum for a course in European History and Literature. We have found the information enormously helpful, even though we will not include all of the detail. Israel excels at the cause and effect nature of history ...
I am not an historian, but a sociologist, so I don't pretend to give a professional view of this book. Modern European history is just a hobby for me. The following is thus not more than a laymans opinion.
For a Dutchman it is interesting to read what a foreign expert has observed about ones own country ...
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