The Dutch Republic in the Seventeenth Century

Publisher : Cambridge University Press

ISBN-13 : 9780521843522

Page : 317 pages

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The Dutch are 'the envy of some, the fear of others, and the wonder of all their neighbours'. So wrote the English ambassador to the Dutch Republic, Sir William Temple, in 1673 and Maarten Prak here offers a lively and innovative history of this Dutch 'miracle' in the 17th century.

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