Dutch Republic and the civilisation of the seventeenth century

by Charles Wilson

Publisher: Weidenfeld & Nicolson in London

Written in English
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  • Civilization, Modern -- 17th century.,
  • Netherlands -- History.,
  • Netherlands -- Civilization.

Edition Notes

Bibliography: p. 245-248.

Statement[by] Charles Wilson.
SeriesWorld university library
LC ClassificationsDJ156 .W55 1968b
The Physical Object
Pagination255 p.
Number of Pages255
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4514232M
LC Control Number79359757

  Author of The later Stuarts, , The seventeenth century, Early modern Europe from about to about , Science and social welfare in the age of Newton, A history of the Royal College of Physicians of London, The wealth of England from to , The birth of the Dutch Republic, The idea of the industrial revolution. Editorial team. General Editors: David Bourget (Western Ontario) David Chalmers (ANU, NYU) Area Editors: David Bourget Gwen BradfordAuthor: David Mannings.   His PhD () is a study of government communication in the seventeenth-century Dutch Republic. He is a long-term associate of the Universal Short Title Catalogue project. The Bookshop of the World will be followed by two further books co-authored with Andrew Pettegree: a study of newspaper advertising in the Dutch Golden Age and The Library. Dutch Civilisation in the Seventeenth Century and Other Essays. Selected by Pieter Geyl and F.W.N. Hugenholtz; Translated [From the Dutch] by Arnold J. Pomerans. [REVIEW] Johan Huizinga, Pieter Geyl & F. Comp Hugenholtz - - : Luisa Simonutti.

The Dutch Republic and the Civilisation of the Seventeenth Century - Charles Wilson. WUL WUL The Structure of the Universe - E. L. Schatzman; Patrick Moore. WUL WUL The Tasks of Childhood - Philippe Muller; Anita Mason. WUL Twentieth Century Music - Hans Heinz Stuckenschmidt. Translated from the German. Vermeer's Hat: The Seventeenth Century and the Dawn of the Global World is a book by the historian Professor Timothy Brook in which he explores the roots of world trade in the 17th century, through six paintings by the Dutch Golden Age painter Johannes Vermeer.[1]. Culture and society in the Dutch Republic during the seventeenth century. London, Batsford. Schama S. The embarrassment of riches. An interpretation of Dutch culture in the Golden Age. New York, Collins. Schorske C. Thinking with history. Explorations in the passage to Modernism. Princeton, Princeton University Press. Smith W. Author: Ulrich Ufer. Free business-day shipping within the U.S. when you order $ of eligible items sold or fulfilled by Amazon. Or get business-day shipping on this item for $ (Prices may vary for AK and HI.) FREE Shipping on orders over $ Comment: Good condition means some wear, possible markings, dog ears, stickers, creases and/or remainder Cited by:

A more recent book, G. Parker, The Dutch Revolts (Harmondsworth, ), is not only an easy read but perhaps the best of all works to date on the prelude to the seventeenth century. Parker’s approach recognizes that history is made by ordinary people, not just leaders, and his book is required reading for anyone wishing to obtain a feel for the seventeenth : Martin Medforth.   The Dutch Golden Age has long been seen as the age of Rembrandt and Vermeer, whose paintings captured the public imagination and came to represent the marvel that was the Dutch Republic. Yet there is another, largely overlooked, marvel . Dutch Pornographic Plays, INGER LEEMANS ABSTRACT In the second half of the seventeenth century, the Dutch Republic became the "sex shop" of Eu rope, printing large varieties of erotic works and distributing them through various reader groups. The production of pornographic works also inspired Dutch authors, who developed new forms of. Sephardic Jews in the Netherlands explained. As a result of the Alhambra Decree of and the Holy Office of the Inquisition, many Sephardim (Spanish and Portuguese Jews) left the Iberian peninsula at the end of the 15th century and throughout the 16th century, in search of religious freedom. Some migrated to the newly independent Dutch provinces which welcomed the Sephardic Jews.

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Get this from a library. The Dutch Republic and the civilisation of the seventeenth century. [Charles Wilson]. In his book Nederland’s beschaving in de zeventiende eeuw (Dutch Civilisation in the 17th Century), Johan Huizinga, the most famous historian the Netherlands has ever produced, asked how it was possible ‘that so small and relatively remote a country as the young Republic should nevertheless have been so advanced politically.

Book auctions soon became very popular; by the middle of the 17th century in Leiden alone some 20 to 25 book sales were held each year, while the total number of book auctions in the entire Republic for the 17th century runs into several thousand.

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In the seventeenth century, the Dutch Republic witnessed its Golden Age. The reasons for this phenomenon are diverse, but it impacted all branches of Dutch society, including the production, distribution and consumption of printed media.

The book trade benefitted from a lack of control, the result of the country’s remarkable political structure and absence of a state : Paul G. Hoftijzer.

During the last quarter of the seventeenth century, indeed, the Dutch republic made itself the unquestioned intellectual entrepot of Europe2.

The Dutch book trade - then at its apogee - had taken the whole of Europe for its market, and gone beyond Europe. Books printed in the Dutch republic, and especially bibles. Abstract: The term ‘burgerlijk beschavingsoffensief’(bourgeois civilising offensive) was first coined in by the Dutch historian Piet de Rooy, in his book on Unemployment in the Netherlands during the Great Depression.

Almost thirty five years later, the concept has spread widely and proved very flexible, both in academic circles, and in the : Bernard Kruithof. Charles Wilson, The Dutch Republic and the Civilisation of the Seventeenth Century () Charles Wilson, The Transformation of Europe, – () Charles Wilson, Introduction to the Sources of European Economic History, – (with G.

Parker, ). Lecture 3 - Dutch and British Exceptionalism Overview. Several reasons can be found to explain why Great Britain and the Netherlands did not follow the other major European powers of the seventeenth century in adopting absolutist rule.

Chief among these were the presence of a relatively large middle class, with a vested interest in preserving. The rise of the country house in the Dutch Republic: Beyond Johan Huizinga's narrative of Dutch civilisation in the 17th century Kuiper, Y., Jan, The Country House: Material Culture and Consumption.

Stobart, J. & Hann, A. (eds.). Swindon: Historic England, p. 13 by: 1. These topics include the Dutch trade routes that assured the Dutch Republic its pre-eminent position in seventeenth century Europe, the design and function of Dutch ships, the iconography of Dutch marine paintings as found in genre pictures of the period, and the importance of /5(2).

Century and Other Essays J. Huizinga selected by Pieter Geyl and F. Hugenholtz translated by Arnold J. Pomerans (Collins 45s; Fontana lOs 6d) J. Huizinga and Pieter Geyl are the two Dutch historians of the last generation best remembered in this country.

They were very different in their approach to their craft- Geyl was selective, precise and political, while Huizinga was far-ranging. dominance of these civic institutions in the Republic’s socio-political life.

Introduction Johan Huizinga remains Holland’s most famous historian, more than fifty years after his death in His short book on Dutch Civilisation in the Seventeenth Century, first published.

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So by the end of the 17th century, the scientific revolution had taken hold and this new field of study had established itself as the leading society-shaping force that encompassed mathematical, mechanical, and empirical bodies of knowledge.

Notable scientists of this era include the astronomer Galileo Galilei, philosopher René Descartes, inventor and mathematician Blaise Pascal, and Isaac Author: Mary Bellis.

Dutch Foreign Policy Since A Study in Small Power Politics. Martinus Nijhoff. Charles Wilson. The Dutch Republic and the Civilisation of the Seventeenth Century. McGraw-Hill. Jan L. van Zanden. The Economic History of the Netherlands, A Small Open Economy in the "Long" Twentieth Century.

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‘The Dutch Republic was Europe’s most vibrant and inventive news culture, the home to around 40 different newspapers in the seventeenth century.

Trinity College has never been previously recognised as having holdings of these extremely rare seventeenth century issues: we have found several, and expect to find more as we make progress deeper. Reinvestment of the money earned continued until at least the middle of the seventeenth century.

By then, the Dutch Republic boasted a middle class consisting of tens of thousands of self-employed men (and women) who led comfortable lives in the highly urbanized Dutch society (De Vries and Van der Woude–). T2 - Beyond Johan Huizinga's narrative of Dutch civilisation in the 17th century.

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guild, are bent over the account-book they were discussing just a moment before the audacious spectator forced them to temporarily cease their business. Simply on the basis of its self-representation, many will agree with the Dutch historian Huizinga who described Dutch civilisation of the seventeenth century as ‘thoroughly bourgeois’ 17th century / 18th century / Holy Roman Empire / Talks and discussions February 8, by Monika Barget Published February 8, Last modified Octo Introduction: The enigma of the Republic InDr Johan Prak, a general practitioner in the provincial town of Ter Apel, acquired P.L.

Muller’s recently reissued book Onze Gouden Eeuw (Our Golden Age). The copy bears his name and the date, written in his unmistakably nineteenth-century. The Dutch Republic and the Civilisation of the Seventeenth Century by Charles Wilson: Man and food by Magnus Pyke: Western languages AD by Philippe Wolff — not in English Common Knowledge: Woman, society, and change by Evelyne Sullerot.

Along with most of the rest of Western culture, has crime itself become more "civilized". This book exposes as myths the beliefs that society has become more violent than it has been in the past and that violence is more likely to occur in cities than in rural areas. The product of years of study by scholars from North America and Europe, The Civilization of Crime shows that, however violent 3/5(1).

Journal of the History of Sexuality () During the late sixteenth and early seventeenth centuries the cities of the Dutch Republic experienced a population explosion.

The spectacular growth of the Dutch economy helps to explain why these few provinces in the northern Netherlands could establish their independence against the might of Spain; and this success provided the financial strength that was necessary to sustain the Republic’s position as a major power throughout the seventeenth : J.

L. Price. The Dutch Republic of the seventeenth century was already, in many aspects, such an image-based marketplace in which visual competence was high among many citizens. Cf. S. Alpers, The Art of Describing (Chicago: University of Chicago Press, ).

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