In praise of the Dutch Republic some seventeenth century attitudes. by Ernst Heinrich Kossmann

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SeriesLondon University. University College. Inaugural lectures;1963
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De eer komt toe aan het Oostenrijkse voorzitterschap, want het door mij geciteerde besluit stamt uit. To the Dutch Republic, even more than to Florence at an earlier day, is the world indebted for practical instruction in that great science of political equilibrium which must always become more and more important as the various states of the civilized world are pressed more closely together, and as the struggle for pre-eminence becomes more feverish and fatal/5.

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In Praise of Painting: Dutch Masterpieces at the Met Fifth Avenue Dutch paintings of the seventeenth century—the Golden Age of Rembrandt, Hals, and Vermeer—have been a highlight of The Met collection since the Museum's founding purchase in Introduction: Margaret Jacob and Catherine Secretan --The 'Simple Burgher' of D.V.

Coornhert (): A Dutch freethinker opens the door to a new age / Dorothee Sturkenboom --Common people as individuals: Hobbes's normative approach to the ordinary mind / Luc Foisneau --News as a path to independence: merchant correspondence and the.

And whilst the book’s subject is the Dutch Republic, Israel widens the frame to include pertinent events in the south and also the neighbouring German territories to the east. His chapters follow a broadly chronological course, with Israel inserting into the flow chapters that concentrate on particular themes, such as ‘The Early Dutch /5(19).

Dutch Republic, formally Republic of the United Netherlands, Dutch Republiek der Verenigde Nederlanden, (–), state whose area comprised approximately that of the present Kingdom of the Netherlands and which achieved a position of world power in the 17th century. The republic consisted of the seven northern Netherlands provinces that won independence.

The Dutch Republic was a confederation of seven provinces, which had their own governments and were very independent, and a number of so-called Generality Lands. These latter were governed directly by the States-General (Staten-Generaal in Dutch), the federal government.

The States-General were seated in The Hague and consisted of representatives of each of the. Rise of the Dutch Republic, The A History Vol. I and Vol. II Only by Motley, John Lothrop and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at During the Dutch Golden Age in the lateth and 17th centuries, the Dutch Republic dominated world trade, conquering a vast colonial empire and operating the largest fleet of merchantmen of any nation.

The County of Holland was the wealthiest and most urbanized region in the world. In the urban population of the Dutch Republic as a percentage of total population was Capital: The Hague (de facto).

The newlyweds moved to Germany, where van Loon received his Ph.D. from the University of Munich in with a dissertation that became his first book, The Fall of the Dutch Republic (). He was a correspondent for the Associated Press during the Russian Revolution of and again in Belgium in at the start of World War : JanuRotterdam, Netherlands.

"The Rise of the Dutch Republic" takes its title from the book by John Lothrop Motley and is to be a one-movement symphony dedicated to Johan de Witt, Grand-Pensionary of the Dutch Republic from toone of the greatest statesmen of his time.

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The discipline of social history has for many decades focused on the lives of so-called "ordinary" people. Less studied, however, has been the ways in which the perceptions and roles of these. Dutch words for praise include lof, prijzen, loven, roemen, loftrompet, lofspraak and verheerlijken.

Find more Dutch words at. The rise of the Dutch Republic must ever be regarded as one of the leading events of modern t the birth of this great commonwealth, the various historical phenomena of the sixteenth and following centuries must have either not existed, or have presented themselves under essential modifications.

The Dutch Republic established a constitutional state, and although there were other republics in Europe, the Dutch were the wealthiest, most successful, and most important in international diplomacy and culture.

Art in NYC: Dutch Masterpieces at The Met In Praise of Painting: Dutch Masterpieces can be explored by taking an online visit. At the time, the populace of the Dutch Republic had a very high literacy rate in vernacular but few were classically educated.

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The Rise of the Dutch Republic: A History John Lothrop Motley and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at   The rise of the Dutch republic by John Lothrop Motley; 34 editions; First published in ; Subjects: History, Accessible book; Places: Netherlands; Times: Wars of.

The discipline of social history has still not given enough attention to the ways in which the perceptions and roles of "ordinary" people changed over time. In these fascinating British and Dutch cases, we see how the study of this evolution imparts historical texture and enables us to understand early modernity with greater clarity.

First, the Dutch allowed only the most limited of governments. The new government was limited to protecting life and property. Of the Dutch Republic immediately after the Revolt, historian Charles Wilson has written: “The constitution of the new state seemed to many supposedly wise and experienced contemporaries elsewhere to be an impossibility.

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Religious Minorities and Cultural Diversity in the Dutch Republic explores various aspects of the religious and cultural diversity of the early Dutch Republic and analyses how the different confessional groups established their own identity and how their members interacted with one another in a highly hybrid culture.

This volume is to honour Dr. Piet Visser on the occasion of. 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.

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Page 99 - These personal advantages were now departed. Crippled in hands, knees and legs, he supported himself with difficulty upon a crutch, with the aid of an attendant's shoulder." In face he had always been extremely ugly, and time had certainly not improved his physiognomy.

At the latter he became intimate with Bismarck, and their friendly relations continued throughout life. In Motley began to collect materials for a history of Holland, and in he went to Europe to pursue his investigations.

The result of his labours was "The Rise of the Dutch Republic--a History," published in “The book is a timely contribution to the growing body of work on the various political and literary connections forged between Britain and the Dutch Republic during this turbulent period of sometimes violent political conflict and debate for both polities.

the book has to offer to scholars and students interested in early modern women's writing or transnational literary cultures more Brand: Palgrave Macmillan. Many other authors of the time asserted that the Dutch Republic was equal or even superior to ancient Rome; cf. The Dutch Drawn to the Life (London, ); S.

Tennulius, De Belgarum fortuna et earum cum Romanis comparatione (); E. Kossmann, In Praise of the Dutch Republic: Some Seventeenth-Century Attitudes (London, ), p. 19 6. It must be stated, first and foremost, that this is not only a highly coherent book, never deviating its supporting material far away from the core central arguments posited, but an extremely important book—with scholarly implications far beyond merely the history of the Dutch Republic or even the growing field of environmental : Daniel R.

Curtis. About this Item: London - George Routledge and Sons, Hardcover. Condition: VERY GOOD. A history of the development of the Dutch Republic between andpreceeding the country's modern state as the Kingdom of the Netherlands.

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For now, avoid. The extremes in Dutch political life normally led to the community seeking a gold mean to remedy the situation, whereas a deviation from the gold mean would result in the extremes that led to such events as the murder of the brothers De Witt.

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Table of contents []. Preface; Historical Introduction; Part 1: Philip the Second in the Netherlands. Chapter 1: The Opening and Closing Scene; Chapter 2: Saint Quentin and Gravelines; Chapter 3: Philip's Farewell to the Netherlands; Part 2: Administration of the Duchess Margaret.

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