Patriots and Liberators: Revolution in the Netherlands, 1780-1813
Vintage Books, 1992 - 745 pagina's
From the brilliant historian who gave us Citizens and Dead Certainties, an innovative and grandly entertaining account of an empire in its death throes. How the Dutch Republic went from the powerful cash till of Europe to an impoverished and despised appendage of the French empire is the subject of this scrupulously researched work. 16 pages of photographs.
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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