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The Dutch in the Early Modern World
A History of a Global Power

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  • Date Published: June 2019
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  • format: Paperback
  • isbn: 9781107572928

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  • Emerging at the turn of the seventeenth century, the Dutch Republic rose to become a powerhouse of economic growth, artistic creativity, military innovation, religious tolerance and intellectual development. This is the first textbook to present this period of early modern Dutch history in a global context. It makes an active use of illustrations, objects, personal stories and anecdotes to present a lively overview of Dutch global history that is solidly grounded in sources and literature. Focusing on themes that resonate with contemporary concerns, such as overseas exploration, war, slavery, migration, identity and racism, this volume charts the multiple ways in which the Dutch were connected with the outside world. It serves as an engaging and accessible introduction to Dutch history as well as a case study in early modern global expansion.

    • Offers a fresh and global perspective on the history of the Dutch Republic
    • Integrates material culture and biographical stories to present a lively overview of Dutch global history that is still solidly grounded in sources and literature
    • Addresses themes such as migration, identity, slavery, capitalism and art which will resonate with a broad readership interested in current political developments and issues
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    • Date Published: June 2019
    • format: Paperback
    • isbn: 9781107572928
    • length: 314 pages
    • dimensions: 228 x 152 x 15 mm
    • weight: 0.52kg
    • contains: 17 b/w illus. 3 maps
    • availability: In stock
  • Table of Contents

    Introduction
    1. The emerging republic (1579–1609)
    2. The confident republic (1609–50)
    3. The ascendant republic (1650–72)
    4. The combatant republic (1672–1713)
    5. The stagnant republic (1713–47)
    6. The dissolving republic (1747–95)
    Epilogue.

  • Authors

    David Onnekink, Universiteit Utrecht, The Netherlands
    David Onnekink is Assistant Professor in Early Modern International Relations at Universiteit Utrecht, The Netherlands. He has previously held a positions at Leiden University, and was a visiting professor at William and Mary College and University of California, Los Angeles. He has been a fellow at The Institute for Advanced Studies in Humanities at Edinburgh (2004), Het Scheepvaartmuseum in Amsterdam (2016–17) and the Netherlands Institute for Advanced Study (2016). He is the author of Reinterpreting the Dutch Forty Years War (2016) and the edited volumes War and Religion after Westphalia, 1648–1713 (2009) and Ideology and Foreign Policy in Early Modern Europe (1650–1750) (2011) with Gijs Rommelse.

    Gijs Rommelse, Haarlemmermeer Lyceum
    Gijs Rommelse is Head of History at the Haarlemmermeer Lyceum, the Netherlands and an Honorary Visiting Fellow at the University of Leicester. Having studied at Universiteit Leiden and University College London, he has been a researcher at the Netherlands Institute of Military History at The Hague (2007–12) and a research fellow at Het Scheepvaartmuseum in Amsterdam (2016–17). His works include A Fearful Gentleman: Sir George Downing in The Hague (2011), Ideology and Foreign Policy in Early Modern Europe, 1650–1750 (2011), also co-edited with David Onnekink, and Ideologies of Western Naval Power, c. 1500–1815 (forthcoming).

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