Patriots and liberators: revolution in the Netherlands, 1780-1813

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Knopf, 1977 - 745 pagina's
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How the Dutch Republic of the Netherlands went from the powerful cash till of Europe to an impoverished and despised appendage of the French empire.

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Gebruikersrecensie  - NicoDavout - LibraryThing

Most interesting book, however written in sophisticated and sometimes old English, comparing to the similar historical books from current times. Volledige review lezen

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Gebruikersrecensie  - Jane Doe - Kirkus

The Netherlands was more than a pawn of the French during this period, argues an Oxford and Cambridge student of J. H. Plumb in this broad, profuse, yet tightly organized work; the Dutch strove ... Volledige review lezen

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Simon Schama is University Professor of Art History and History at Columbia University in New York. His award-winning books include "The American Future: A History"; "Rough Crossings"; "The Power of Art"; "The Embarrassment of Riches: An Interpretation of Dutch Culture in the Golden Age"; "Citizens: A Chronicle of the French Revolution"; "Dead Certainties (Unwarranted Speculations)"; "Landscape and Memory"; "Rembrandt's Eyes"; and the "History of Britain" trilogy. He has written and presented forty television documentary films for the BBC, PBS, and The History Channel?including the Emmy-winning "Power of Art"?on subjects that range from John Donne to Tolstoy.

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