John de Witt, Grand Pensionary of Holland, 1625-1672

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Known to his contemporaries for his sharpness of mind, strength of purpose, fortitude, and good humor, John de Witt was a brilliant leader whose career ended in a death of horror rarely paralleled in history. Herbert Rowen's biography embraces all aspects of De Witt's political, intellectual, and personal life, including his role as a mathematician admired by Newton, an "unphilosophical Cartesian," and a political thinker. The author describes De Witt's youth, Dutch society of his day, and his central part in the domestic ...

John de Witt, Grand Pensionary of Holland, 1625-1672 2016, Princeton University Press, New Jersey

ISBN-13: 9780691630366

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John de Witt, Grand Pensionary of Holland, 1625-1672 2015, Princeton University Press, New Jersey

ISBN-13: 9780691600437

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John de Witt, Grand Pensionary of Holland, 1625-1672 1978, Princeton University Press, Princeton, NJ

ISBN-13: 9780691052472

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