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The Dutch Republic in the Seventeenth Century (European History in Perspective)

 
 
 
 
The Dutch Republic in the Seventeenth Century (European History in Perspective)
Author: J. L. Price
ISBN 13: 9780312217334
ISBN 10: 312217331
Edition: N/A
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
Publication Date: 1998-12-15
Format: Paperback
Pages: 184
List Price: $65.00
 
 

A concise but penetrating survey of the major features of Dutch history which shows how the economic boom of the late sixteenth and early seventeenth centuries produced a vigorous society that was able to combine religious pluralism with relative political stability and rapid social change with a remarkable vitality.

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Shows how the Dutch Republic became a major political force in Europe despite the burdens of the Eighty Years War with Spain. Price (history, U. of Leeds) examines how the economic boom of the late 16th and early 17th centuries produced a vigorous society that was able to combine religious pluralism with relative political stability, and rapid social change with cultural vitality. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.