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The Reformation and Dutch Political Culture By Daniel F.N. Ritchie
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A brief consideration of the impact of the Reformation upon the political culture in the Dutch Republic.
The Reformation and Dutch Political Culture By Daniel F.N. Ritchie
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A brief consideration of the impact of the Reformation upon the political culture in the Dutch Republic.
Lysbeth, a Tale of the Dutch By H. Rider (Henry Rider) Haggard
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Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book. About the author: Sir Henry Rider Haggard, KBE (/ˈhæɡərd/; 22... More > June 1856 – 14 May 1925), known as H. Rider Haggard, was an English writer of adventure novels set in exotic locations, predominantly Africa, and a pioneer of the Lost World literary genre. He was also involved in agricultural reform throughout the British Empire. His stories, situated at the lighter end of Victorian literature, continue to be popular and influential.Henry Rider Haggard, generally known as H. Rider Haggard or Rider Haggard, was born at Bradenham, Norfolk, the eighth of ten children, to Sir William Meybohm Rider Haggard, a barrister, and Ella Doveton, an author and poet. His father was born in Saint Petersburg, Russia, to British parents. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/H._Rider_Haggard< Less
The Legacy of Allison Dutch By Michon Neal
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Finish school, grow up, get married, have a kid. That's the typical life, isn't it? Allison Dutch has done just that yet the universe proves that there is no such thing as normal. Queen Aeryn takes... More > on her role as the head of the vampire nation in the midst of war. Recovering slowly from the stress of the burdens she bears she seeks comfort in those she loves, but is it at a price?< Less
The Legacy of Allison Dutch By Michon Neal
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Finish school, grow up, get married, have a kid. That's the typical life, isn't it? Allison Dutch has done just that yet the universe proves that there is no such thing as normal. Queen Aeryn takes... More > on her role as the head of the vampire nation in the midst of war. Recovering slowly from the stress of the burdens she bears she seeks comfort in those she loves, but is it at a price?< Less
Discover the Dutch Wadden Islands By Alex Ritsema
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In the north of The Netherlands we find five inhabited islands visited by many tourists attracted by beautiful sandy beaches, sand dunes, marshlands, polders and monumental villages. In times past,... More > the islanders lived from farming, wrecking, fishing, hunting or piloting to the mainland. Some island men were often far from home, serving on merchant and whaling fleets. Tourists can relax, swim, wander, cycle or visit museums. The book is illustrated with many color photos (especially by the author) as well as historic photos, paintings, drawings and maps. The author was born in 1963 and is a non-fiction author about islands and maritime history. His website is www.aworldofislands.com.< Less
Discover the Dutch Wadden Islands By Alex Ritsema
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In the north of The Netherlands we find five inhabited islands visited by many tourists attracted by beautiful sandy beaches, sand dunes, marshlands, polders and monumental villages. In times past,... More > the islanders lived from farming, wrecking, fishing, hunting or piloting to the mainland. Some island men were often far from home, serving on merchant and whaling fleets. Tourists can relax, swim, wander, cycle or visit museums. The book is illustrated with many color photos (especially by the author) as well as historic photos, paintings, drawings and maps. The author was born in 1963 and is a non-fiction author about islands and maritime history. His website is www.aworldofislands.com.< Less
Discover the Dutch Wadden Islands By Alex Ritsema
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In the north of The Netherlands we find five inhabited islands visited by many tourists attracted by beautiful sandy beaches, sand dunes, marshlands, polders and monumental villages. In times past,... More > the islanders lived from farming, wrecking, fishing, hunting or piloting to the mainland. Some island men were often far from home, serving on merchant and whaling fleets. Tourists can relax, swim, wander, cycle or visit museums. The book is illustrated with many color photos (especially by the author) as well as historic photos, paintings, drawings and maps. The author was born in 1963 and is a non-fiction author about islands and maritime history. His website is www.aworldofislands.com.< Less
The Rise of the Dutch Republic By J.L. MOTLEY
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J.L. MOTLEY The Rise of the Dutch Republic John Lothrop Motley, historian and diplomatist, was born at Dorchester, Massachusetts, now part of Boston, on April 15, 1814. After graduating at Harvard... More > University, he proceeded to Europe, where he studied at the universities of Berlin and Göttingen. At the latter he became intimate with Bismarck, and their friendly relations continued throughout life. In 1846 Motley began to collect materials for a history of Holland, and in 1851 he went to Europe to pursue his investigations. The result of his labours was "The Rise of the Dutch Republic--a History," published in 1856. The work was received with enthusiasm in Europe and America.< Less
Lysbeth, A Tale Of The Dutch By H. RIder Haggard
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There are, roughly, two ways of writing an historical romance—the first to choose some notable and leading characters of the time to be treated, and by the help of history attempt to picture... More > them as they were; the other, to make a study of that time and history with the country in which it was enacted, and from it to deduce the necessary characters. In the case of “Lysbeth” the author has attempted this second method. By an example of the trials, adventures, and victories of a burgher family of the generation of Philip II. and William the Silent, he strives to set before readers of to-day something of the life of those who lived through perhaps the most fearful tyranny that the western world has known. How did they live, one wonders; how is it that they did not die of very terror, those of them who escaped the scaffold, the famine and the pestilence?< Less