The embarrassment of riches: an interpretation of Dutch culture in the Golden Age

Collins, 1987 - 698 pagina's
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Interesting, but definitely not an introduction. - Goodreads
He provides incredible insight with photos. - Goodreads
I am excited to read and reference this book as well :) - Goodreads
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Review: The Embarrassment of Riches: An Interpretation of Dutch Culture in the Golden Age

Gebruikersrecensie  - Patricia - Goodreads

Magnificent. Anyone who wants to understand the Golden Age of Dutch culture or the background of the Dutch East India Company (VOC) or Dutch art needs to read this volume--slowly and carefully. Yes ... Volledige recensie lezen

Review: The Embarrassment of Riches: An Interpretation of Dutch Culture in the Golden Age

Gebruikersrecensie  - Herb Hastings - Goodreads

To read this book you need to be prepared for more information about its topic than you could have imagined existed. It is best approached like a textbook and dipped into over a period of time ... Volledige recensie lezen


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Simon Schama is a historian, educator, and writer. He was born in London, England on February 13, 1945. Schama earned a B.A. in history in 1966 from Cambridge University and later became a fellow of Christ College. Schama was a Fellow and Tutor in Modern History at Brasenose College, Oxford from 1976 to 1980. He also was an Erasmus Lecturer in the civilization of the Netherlands at Harvard University in 1978, and from 1980 to 1993 he was Professor of History and Mellon Professor of the Social Sciences and Senior Associate at the Center for European Studies. Schama has been the Old Dominion Professor of Humanities at Columbia University since 1993, teaching in the history, art history and archaeology departments. Schama's 1977 book, Patriots and Liberators: Revolution in the Netherlands, 1780-1813, received the Wolfson Prize for history and the Leo Gershoy Memorial Prize of the American History Association. Another book, Citizens: A Chronicle of the French Revolution, won the NCR Prize for Nonfiction. Schama also worked as an art critic for The New Yorker and has written historical and art documentaries for the BBC. In 2001 he received the CBE. In 2006 Schama earned the National Book Critics Circle Award for Nonfiction for Rough Crossings.

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