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  • Public Opinion and Changing Identities in the Early Modern Netherlandsby Judith Pollmann; Andrew Spicer

    BRILL 2006; US$ 138.00

    This lively collection of essays examines the link between public opinion and the development of changing 'Netherlandish' identities in the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries. more...

  • Piracy and Privateering in the Golden Age Netherlandsby Virginia W. Lunsford

    Palgrave Macmillan 2005; US$ 105.00

    This exciting scholarly work examines Dutch maritime violence in the seventeenth-century. With its flourishing maritime trade and lucrative colonial possessions, the young Dutch Republic enjoyed a cultural and economic pre-eminence, becoming the leading commercial power in the world. Dutch seamen plied the world's waters, trading,exploring, and colonizing.... more...

  • Netherlands - Culture Smart!by Sheryl Buckland

    Kuperard 2010; US$ 9.95

    Culture Smart! provides essential information on attitudes, beliefs and behavior in different countries, ensuring that you arrive at your destination aware of basic manners, common courtesies, and sensitive issues. These concise guides tell you what to expect, how to behave, and how to establish a rapport with your hosts. This inside knowledge will... more...

  • The Princes of Orangeby Herbert H. Rowen

    Cambridge University Press 1988; US$ 47.00

    This major study provides the first comprehensive assessment of an important European institution, the Stadholderate of the Dutch Republic. Professor Rowen looks at the career of each Prince of Orange in turn, from William I ('The Silent'), to the last and saddest, William V, examining their roles as Stadholder and interweaving their personal lives... more...

  • Anglo-Dutch Wars of the Seventeenth Century,Theby J.R. Jones

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 68.95

    This study of the Anglo--Dutch Wars (1652-54, 1665-67, 1672-74) sets them in their naval, political and economic contexts. Competing essentially over trade, both governments were crucially influenced by mercantile interests and by the representative institutions that were central to England and the Dutch Republic. Professor Jones compares the effectiveness... more...

  • Networks, Regions and Nationsby Robert Stein; Judith Pollmann

    BRILL 2009; US$ 147.00

    The medieval and early modern Low Countries are a case in point. In this myriad of political and clerical territories, identities proved dynamic. Princes and rebels, soldiers and poets, all played a part in the shaping of new imagined communities. The essays in this volume show how regional and interregional identities developed, old ones survived,... more...

  • Dutch Culture in the Golden Ageby J. L. Price

    Reaktion Books 2012; US$ 39.95

    The seventeenth century is considered the Dutch Golden Age, a time when the Dutch were at the forefront of social change, economics, the sciences, and art. In Dutch Culture in the Golden Age , eminent historian J. L. Price goes beyond the standard descriptions of the cultural achievements of the Dutch during this time by placing these many achievements... more...

  • The Four Days Battle of 1666by Frank Fox

    Seaforth Publishing 2009; US$ 16.99

    On 1 June 1666 a large but outnumbered English fleet engaged the Dutch off the mouth of the Thames in a colossal battle that was to involve nearly 200 ships and last four days. False intelligence had led the English to divide their fleet to meet a phantom threat from France and although the errant squadron rejoined on the final day of the battle, it... more...

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