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... headstrong stubbornness ; a petulant refusal to brook the slightest
contradiction to his own views ; and a colossal vanity . As Minister of Foreign
Affairs , he had been accustomed to receive ambassadors and foreign dignitaries
dressed in ...
Apart from Gogel , Dirk van Hogendorp was made Minister for War ; van der Heim
for the Colonies ; and Jan van Hooff Minister for Justice — to be succeeded by
another long - serving Batavian public figure , Cornelis van Maanen .
Aside from what the minister obviously regarded as the dissolution of the
administrative unity he had tried so hard to consolidate , it was over the
fundamental issue of the importance of the 1805 system that the rupture finally
came . Confronted ...
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LibraryThing ReviewGebruikersrecensie - ivanfranko - LibraryThing
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
LibraryThing ReviewGebruikersrecensie - NicoDavout - LibraryThing
Most interesting book, however written in sophisticated and sometimes old English, comparing to the similar historical books from current times. Volledige review lezen
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The Dutch Republic in Its Dotage 17471780
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Patriots and Liberators: Revolution in the Netherlands, 1780-1813
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