The Embarrassment of Riches: An Interpretation of Dutch Culture in the Golden Age

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University of California Press, 1988 - 698 pagina's
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Describes the cultural and social milieu of seventeenth-century Holland, where, despite great material wealth and general prosperity, an "anxiety of superabundance" permeated all aspects of the culture
  

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Review: The Embarrassment of Riches: An Interpretation of Dutch Culture in the Golden Age

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Wonderful telling if the Dutch Golden Age, unfortunately with too little on the theological underpinnings. Nevertheless, it's a wealth and store of pictures, facts and narrative. Volledige recensie lezen

Review: The Embarrassment of Riches: An Interpretation of Dutch Culture in the Golden Age

Gebruikersrecensie  - Sean Muhlstein - Goodreads

A diffuse and scholarly examination of the various social, religious, political and environmental factors that shaped the Dutch mindset during their 17th century "Golden Age." While simultaneously ... Volledige recensie lezen

Inhoudsopgave

CHAPTER
15
CHAPTER
51
Scripture
93
Stygian fires and aqua fortis
188
CHAPTER FOUR
221
CHAPTER FIVE
289
Temptations and terrors
430
CHAPTER SEVEN
481
ft1
532
ffc
540
LUCTOR ET EMERGO
609
Notes
623
A Bibliographic Guide to the Historyof Dutch Mentality
671
Index
683
Copyright

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Over de auteur (1988)

Simon Schama is a historian, educator, and writer. He was born in London, England on February 13, 1945. Schama earned a B.A. in history in 1966 from Cambridge University and later became a fellow of Christ College. Schama was a Fellow and Tutor in Modern History at Brasenose College, Oxford from 1976 to 1980. He also was an Erasmus Lecturer in the civilization of the Netherlands at Harvard University in 1978, and from 1980 to 1993 he was Professor of History and Mellon Professor of the Social Sciences and Senior Associate at the Center for European Studies. Schama has been the Old Dominion Professor of Humanities at Columbia University since 1993, teaching in the history, art history and archaeology departments. Schama's 1977 book, Patriots and Liberators: Revolution in the Netherlands, 1780-1813, received the Wolfson Prize for history and the Leo Gershoy Memorial Prize of the American History Association. Another book, Citizens: A Chronicle of the French Revolution, won the NCR Prize for Nonfiction. Schama also worked as an art critic for The New Yorker and has written historical and art documentaries for the BBC. In 2001 he received the CBE. In 2006 Schama earned the National Book Critics Circle Award for Nonfiction for Rough Crossings.

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