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History of Holland

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  • Date Published: June 2013
  • availability: Available
  • format: Paperback
  • isbn: 9781107660892

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  • Originally published in 1922, as part of the Cambridge Historical Series, this book presents an account of the development of the Netherlands, from the Burgundian period up until the reign of Queen Wilhelmina. Comprehensive information is given on the key changes and major events in Dutch history. A detailed bibliography is also included. This is a highly readable book that will be of value to anyone with an interest in historiography and perspectives on the history of the Netherlands.

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    • Date Published: June 2013
    • format: Paperback
    • isbn: 9781107660892
    • length: 480 pages
    • dimensions: 229 x 152 x 27 mm
    • weight: 0.7kg
    • availability: Available
  • Table of Contents

    General preface
    Prologue
    1. The Burgundian Netherlands
    2. Habsburg rule in the Netherlands
    3. The prelude to the revolt
    4. The revolt of the Netherlands
    5. William the Silent
    6. The beginnings of the Dutch republic
    7. The system of government
    8. The twelve years' truce
    9. Maurice and Oldenbarneveldt
    10. From the end of the twelve years' truce to the peace of Munster, 1621–48. The Stadtholderate of Frederick Henry of Orange
    11. The East and West India companies. Commercial and economic expansion
    12. Letters, science and art
    13. The Stadtholderate of William II. The great assembly
    14. The rise of John de Witt. The first English war
    15. The administration of John de Witt, 1654–65, from the peace of Westminster to the outbreak of the second English war
    16. The last years of De Witt's administration, 1665–72. The second English war. The triple alliance. The French invasion
    17. War with France and England. William III, Stadtholder. Murder of the brothers De Witt, 1672
    18. The Stadtholderate of William III, 1672–88
    19. The King-Stadtholder, 1688–1702
    20. The war of Spanish succession and the treaties of Utrecht, 1702–15
    21. The Stadtholderless republic, 1715–40
    22. The Austrian succession war and William IV, 1740–51
    23. The regency of Anne and of Brunswick, 1751–66
    24. William V. First period, 1766–80
    25. Stadtholderate of William V (continued), 1780–8. The English war. Patriot movement. Civil war. Prussian intervention
    26. The Orange restoration. Downfall of the republic, 1788–95
    27. The Batavian republic, 1795–1806
    28. The kingdom of Holland and the French annexation, 1806–14
    29. The formation of the kingdom of the Netherlands, 1814–15
    30. The kingdom of the Netherlands - union of Holland and Belgium, 1815–30
    31. The Belgian revolution. The separation of Holland and Belgium, 1830–42
    32. William I abdicates. Reign of William II. Revision of the constitution, 1842–9
    33. Reign of William III to the death of Thorbecke, 1849–72
    34. The later reign of William III, and the regency of Queen Emma, 1872–98
    35. The reign of Queen Wilhelmina, 1898–1917
    Epilogue
    Bibliography
    Index.

  • Author

    George Edmundson

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