Family, Culture and Society in the Diary of Constantijn Huygens Jr, Secretary to Stadholder-King William of Orange

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BRILL, 7 jun. 2013 - 208 pagina's
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Starting with the analysis of the diary kept by Constantijn Huygens Jr in the second half of the 17th century, this book sketches a panoramic view of life among Dutch regents and at the court of William and Mary, including an eyewitness account of the Glorious Revolution, and highlighting themes such as scientific progress, book and art collecting.
 

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Inhoudsopgave

Introduction
1
1 Constantijn Huygens Jr
3
2 DiaryWriting and TimeKeeping
15
3 The Glorious Revolution of 1688
33
4 The Nine Years War
45
5 Dutchmen and Englishmen
52
6 The Many Faces of William of Orange
59
7 Connoisseur of Art
67
9 Quacks and Witches
112
10 Gossip and Sex
119
11 Servants and Maids
141
12 The Last Generation
151
13 The Court as a Microcosm
157
Bibliography
179
Index of Names
189
Index of Places
194

8 The Bibliotheca Zuylichemiana
88

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