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

Knopf, 1977 - 745 pagina's
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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An engaging account of the Batavian Republic and its struggles to modernise the administrative machinery of government while grappling with opposing federalist and unitarist forces in achieving this ... Volledige review lezen

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


The Batavian Republic and the Integrity of Dutch History
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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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