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Gebruikersrecensie  - jmoncton - LibraryThing

Schama covers in amazing detail the culture and history of the Netherlands during the peak of its Golden Age in the seventeenth century. He provides great insight on some of the origins of the traits ... Volledige review lezen

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Gebruikersrecensie  - mattries37315 - LibraryThing

I knew Schama from his A History of Britain series via BBC/History and I have been interested about the Golden Age of the Dutch Republic, so that's what brought me to this book. My usual history ... Volledige review lezen

THE EMBARRASSMENT OF RICHES: An Interpretation Of Dutch Culture In The Golden Age

Gebruikersrecensie  - Kirkus

Scholarly, exhaustively researched, packed with highly esoteric information, this massive study is less daunting than it might seem at first glance, thanks to Schama's lively writing style and his eye ... Volledige review lezen

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Gebruikersrecensie  - Othemts - LibraryThing

I've read two previous works by Simon Schama and enjoyed his approach to microhistory, where he takes a few incidents or objects and from them draws a bigger story of an historical place or time. This ... Volledige review lezen

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Gebruikersrecensie  - hugh_ashton - LibraryThing

A period in history that English-speakers know little about. Schama does an excellent job of explaining the psychology of the Netherlands at that time, often using contemporary graphic art as the key to unlock the minds of the Dutch. Volledige review lezen

The embarrassment of riches: an interpretation of Dutch culture in the Golden Age

Gebruikersrecensie  - Not Available - Book Verdict

When and how did the Dutch become Dutch? At the start of the 16th century, they possessed neither common political heritage, religion, nor tongue. "The most extraordinary invention of this country ... Volledige review lezen

Embarassment of Riches

Gebruikersrecensie  - artsey - Overstock.com

A very well written book about the Impressionist Period. Any art afficionado would enjoy this book very much. Volledige review lezen

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

Gebruikersrecensie  - Karen - Goodreads

It has been a long time since I read this, but very interesting history of Netherlandish econ. Volledige review lezen


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