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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

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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


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