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Admittedly it is not difficult to see how it has failed to receive serious attention
from historians of the period . Even the studied classicism of the nomenclature “
Batavian Republic " seems to advertise the spurious credentials of its statehood .
For this period also witnessed the Mephistophelian contract by which the Patriots
bought their political redemption at the price of their national soul . And so the
French Revolution became not only the necessary condition of the Batavian ...
But in line with the British “ boom ” of that year , there was a marked recovery in
1809 in almost every commodity , some of which ( like cheese and flax ) reached
an export peak that would not be surpassed in the whole period before 1825 .
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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
Economy Son of Office
The Dutch Republic in Its Dotage 17471780
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Patriots and Liberators: Revolution in the Netherlands, 1780-1813
Fragmentweergave - 1977