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Dutch civilisation in the seventeenth century

Johan Huizinga

Dutch civilisation in the seventeenth century

and other essays

by Johan Huizinga

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Published by F. Ungar Pub. Co. in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Netherlands
    • Subjects:
    • Civilization, Modern -- 17th century.,
    • History -- Philosophy.,
    • Netherlands -- Civilization.

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliographical footnotes.

      Statement[by] J.H. Huizinga. Selected by Pieter Geyl and F.W.N. Hugenholtz. Translated by Arnold J. Pomerans.
      ContributionsGeyl, Pieter, 1887-1966, comp., Hugenholtz, F. W. N., comp.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDJ71 .H92 1968b
      The Physical Object
      Pagination288 p.
      Number of Pages288
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5614615M
      LC Control Number68022778

      beginning of the 17th century, Joachim van den Hove and Nicolas Vallet, had published seven lute books, and that a number of lute manuscripts, one of which is the largest single such book in the world were of Dutch origin, had received comparatively relatively little notice. Editions and studies of. These stone houses are fine examples of 17th-century Dutch stone buildings, and 21 still stand within the original layout of the stockade, listed in the National Register of Historic Places as contributing members of the Stockade Historic District. Many of these homes began as a single room with a loft above, and gradually expanded, but the.

      Get this from a library! Culture and society in the Dutch Republic during the 17th century. [J L Price]. You could say that Calvinism in the Netherlands is no longer tied to religious beliefs as it once was but has rather developed into a way of life for the Dutch. Millions of Dutch citizens are atheists but the funny thing is that they all lead lives that can be described as Calvinist in nature.

      After its heyday in the 17th century, the Netherlands lost many of its colonial possessions to the British in the Anglo-Dutch wars. This loss of wealth, coupled with a growing population that put pressure on natural resources, meant that a more frugal approach to food had to be taken. Dutch Republic (–), state whose area comprised approximately that of the present Kingdom of the Netherlands and which achieved a position of world power in the 17th century. Learn more about the history and significance of the Dutch Republic in this article.


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Aug 07,  · Huizinga writes that in his opinion 17th century Dutch culture was the exception in Europe, not the rule. It was a unique culture developed in an extremely small area and did not owe much to the wider Baroque culture of the time.

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Back cover text: The Dutch revolt against Spain in the late sixteenth century overthrew the hegemony of a major European power and established a republican government in the great age of bii-va.com by: Dutch culture in the s is not exactly a rare topic of books, articles, exhibitions and lectures.

From Rembrandt to van Leeuwenhoek, certain Dutch individuals from that time have earned a reputation /5. Dutch Civilisation in the 17th Century and Other Essays Paperback – by J H Huizinga (Author)Author: J H Huizinga.

The Dutch Republic and the Civilisation of the Seventeenth Century book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers/5(6). The Dutch Republic and the Civilisation of the 17th Century [Charles Wilson] on bii-va.com *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. With 17 color and 54 black and white photographs, and 4 mapsAuthor: Charles Wilson.

An analysis of the 17th century Dutch preoccupation with vision, the discovery and use of the microscope, lenses, optical devises, the study of the retina and how we see, new ideas of perspective and a discussion of the work of noted scholars of the day, as Keppler and bii-va.com by: The seventeenth century is considered the Dutch Golden Age, a time when the Dutch were at the forefront of social change, economics, the sciences, and art.

In Dutch Culture in the Golden Age, eminent historian J. Price goes beyond the standard descriptions of the cultural achievements of the Dutch during this time by placing these many achievements within their social context. “I am not one of those churlish authors, who do so enwrap their works in the mystic fogs of scientific jargon, that a man must be as wise as themselves to understand their writings; on the contrary, my pages, though abounding with sound wisdom and profound erudition, shall be written with such pleasant and urbane perspicuity, that there shall not even be found a country justice, an outward.

May 10,  · In The Dutch Republic in the Seventeenth Century, Maarten Prak explores the Golden Age of the Dutch Republic. He tries to discern why it was a golden age and why it collapsed. Prak also raises the issue of this golden age's tie to Modernity/5(3).

Sep 01,  · Price’s earlier book is one of them, but it is by now outdated and its central thesis can no longer be upheld. Johan Huizinga’s brilliant ‘sketch’ Dutch Civilization of the Seventeenth Century, originally published in is still highly readable, but strongly. Haley, K.H.D.: Dutch in the Seventeenth Century (Library of European Civilization).

Thames & Hudson Ltd., 1st edition,pp Thames & Hudson Ltd., 1st edition,pp Hamel, Hendrick: Hamel's Journal and a Description of the Kingdom of Korea – "There is no doubt that thanks to Alpers’s highly original book the study of the Dutch masters of the seventeenth century will be thoroughly reformed and rejuvenated She herself has the verve, the knowledge, and the sensitivity to make us see familiar sights in a new light."—E.

Gombrich, New York Review of Books. Seventeenth-century Dutch society dictated that children should first begin to learn religion at home. Therefore, along with their husbands, women used family meal times to discuss religious topics and to focus on prayer.

Old women and widows. The Undutchables: An Observation of the Netherlands, Its Culture and Its Inhabitants (Colin White and Laurie Boucke, ). Irreverent guide to modern Dutch culture. Vermeer's Hat: The Seventeenth Century and the Dawn of the Global World (Timothy Brook, ). Vermeer's paintings serve as points of departure to explore the global context of the.

The Dutch Republic in the Seventeenth Century book. Read 9 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Maarten Prak charts the political, soc /5.

Feb 08,  · This book has become a classic reader on the topic. It is thorough and illuminating, going beyond the pure iconography to place Dutch art into a wider cultural environment and exploring the visual culture of Holland in the seventeenth-century.4/5(5).

"Schama explores the mysterious contradictions of the Dutch nation that invented itself from the ground up, attained an unprecedented level of affluence, and lived in constant dread of being corrupted by happiness.

Drawing on a vast array of period documents and sumptuously reproduced art, Schama re-creates in precise detail a nation's mental state/5(6). Dutch Golden Age painting was among the most acclaimed in the world at the time, during the seventeenth century.

There was an enormous output of painting, so much so that prices declined seriously during the period.

The Embarrassment of Riches - An Interpretation of Dutch Culture in the Golden Age. By Simon Schama Schama explores the mysterious contradictions of the Dutch nation that invented itself from the ground up, attained an unprecedented level of affluence.

Aug 31,  · 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 religion.During the twentieth century, Dutch cuisine and diet changed.

Influenced by the eating culture of its colonies (particularly the Dutch East Indies), it became more cosmopolitan and most international cuisines are represented in the major cities.May 10,  · Buy The Dutch Republic in the Seventeenth Century: The Golden Age by Maarten Prak (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store.

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