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The Dutch Republic in the seventeenth century

Maarten Roy Prak

The Dutch Republic in the seventeenth century

the golden age

by Maarten Roy Prak

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Published by Cambridge University Press in Cambridge .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Netherlands -- Church history -- 17th century.,
  • Netherlands -- Civilization -- 17th century.,
  • Netherlands -- Social life and customs.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementMaarten Prak ; translated by Diane Webb.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDJ158 .P7313 2005
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxii, 317 p. :
    Number of Pages317
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22709208M
    ISBN 100521843529, 0521604605
    ISBN 109780521843522, 9780521604604

    Reading the Book of Nature in the Seventeenth-Century Dutch Republic.   In the seventeenth century, the Dutch Republic witnessed its Golden Age. The reasons for this phenomenon are diverse, but it impacted all branches of Dutch society, including the production, distribution and consumption of printed media. The book trade benefitted from a lack of control, the result of the country’s remarkable political structure and absence of a state : Paul G. Hoftijzer.

    Despite the Dutch Republic's unique position as a republic surrounded by absolutist monarchies, on the face of it, the Republic in the 17th century did not possess the characteristics often. The Heroic Housewives of the Dutch Republic During her lecture at BYU Education Week, art history professor Martha Moffitt Peacock discussed the respect and importance given to women and motherhood in seventeenth-century Dutch society and in Mormon culture and doctrine.

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Because of the laissez-faire policies of the Dutch government, Holland became the most liberal society in the seventeenth century. It was the only society where Jews were treated as equals, and the torture and execution of witches and wizards ceased in Holland a century before it did in any other European country—including England.

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Muller’s recently reissued book Onze Gouden Eeuw (Our Golden Age). The copy bears his name and the date, written in his. The Dutch Republic and the Future of Advertising, ii: Beyond the Netherlands Biographical Note Arthur der Weduwen is a Postdoctoral Research Fellow at the University of St Andrews and the author of Dutch and Flemish Newspapers of the Seventeenth Century and The Bookshop of the : Arthur der Weduwen, Andrew Pettegree.

A dominent religion in independent Dutch Republic however religious toleration was also present to create a cosmopolitan society that promoted Commerce. Dutch were able to maintain their tradition of local sovereignty when most successful states of the seventeenth century were developing strong central government because standard la.

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So wrote the English ambassador to the Dutch Republic, Sir William Temple, in Maarten Prak offers a lively and innovative history of the Dutch Golden Age, charting its political. Her sumptuously illustrated volume is a study of cultural exchange between England and the Dutch republic in the 17th century and is intended to be accessible to non-academic readers.