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The Origins and Development of the Dutch Revolt Paperback – May 31, 2001

ISBN-13: 978-0415253796 ISBN-10: 0415253799 Edition: 0th

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'Graham Darby has assembled a strong group of writers to produce a sound and judicious survey of what is a very formative event in the history of early modern Europe.' – History

About the Author

Graham Darby is Head of History at King Edward VIthe School in Southampton. His most recent publications include Hitler, Appeasement and the Road to War (1999) and The Russian Revolution: Tsarism to Bolshevism, 1861-1924 (1998).
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Product Details

  • Paperback: 200 pages
  • Publisher: Routledge (May 31, 2001)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0415253799
  • ISBN-13: 978-0415253796
  • Product Dimensions: 5.5 x 0.5 x 8.5 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 7.8 ounces
  • Average Customer Review: 4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #2,094,372 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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2 of 2 people found the following review helpful By Jonathan Baum on March 7, 2014
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This work represents the "latest scholarship" on the Dutch revolt against Spanish rule in the 16th century; a collection of academic essays on various aspects of the struggle. Beginning with a useful, if short, narrative of events and overview of recent historiography, the book examines the role of the aristocracy, religion, the towns and provinces, the Spanish strategic perspective, finance and ideology. While I learned a lot, I feel that I would have been better served by making my first book on the topic a narrative history, such as Geoffrey Parker's work The Dutch Revolt, which I might have read if it were in print. There's plenty of interesting information here, but it's not what you'd call a ripping great read, and I think that it should probably be the 2nd book you read on this fascinating struggle in early modern Europe.
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