The Embarrassment Of Riches

Author: Simon Schama
Publisher: Univ of California Press
ISBN: 9780520061477
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Describes the cultural and social milieu of seventeenth-century Holland, where, despite great material wealth and general prosperity, an "anxiety of superabundance" permeated all aspects of the culture

Women Of The Golden Age

Author: Els Kloek
Publisher: Uitgeverij Verloren
ISBN: 9789065503831
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Perceptions of Women's Lives Schama subtitles The embarrassment of riches 'an
interpretation of Dutch culture in the Golden Age'. The book is an interpretation
reliant on literary sources, depending particularly heavily on foreign travellers'
accounts and on household manuals. However, such works present a restricted
view of a limited number of women because of their very form. Comparisons
made by travellers between Dutch women and women in other parts of Europe
were ...

The Public And Private In Dutch Culture Of The Golden Age

Author: Arthur K. Wheelock
Publisher: University of Delaware Press
ISBN: 0874136407
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Religion and Society in Seventeenth-Century Holland (Cambridge: Cambridge
University Press, 1991 j. 26-31, and Huygens, "Een Gemeen Soldaet." from "
Zedeprinten," Gedichten, 2: 7. See also j. W. Wijn, Hef Krijgswezen in den Tijd
van Prins Maurits (Utrecht, 1934), 50; C. M. Schuiten and J. W. M. Schuiten, Het
leger in de zeventiende eeuw (Bussum. 1969), 29-31; and Simon Schama, The
Embarrassment of Riches. An Interpretation of Dutch Culture in the Golden Age (
New York: ...

Dutch Golden Age

Author: Source Wikipedia
Publisher: University-Press.org
ISBN: 9781230609812
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Dutch Culture In The Golden Age

Author: J. L. Price
Publisher: Reaktion Books
ISBN: 1861899912
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Een leven in strijd om de vrede 1583–1645 (Amsterdam 2007), pp. 417–19.
Judith Pollmann, Religious Choice in the Dutch Republic: The Reformation of
Arnoldus Buchelius (1565–1641) (Manchester, 1999). The revisionist account in
Anne Goldgar, Tulipmania: Money, Honor and Knowledge in the Dutch Golden
Age (Chicago, 2007) is essen- tial reading on this topic. Cf. Simon Schama, The
Embarrassment of Riches: An Interpretation of Dutch Culture in the Golden Age (
New York, ...

The Frigid Golden Age

Author: Dagomar Degroot
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 1108419313
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Many marvelled at Dutch technologies, particularly those that harnessed the
energy of wind and water to sustain or transform the environments of the Low
Countries. For more than a century, the coastal provinces of the republic were at
the forefront of European technological innovation.3 Gorcum, 2004), 553. Simon
Schama, The Embarrassment of Riches: An Interpretation of Dutch Culture in the
Golden Age. (Berkeley: University of California Press, 1988), 331. 2 Israel, The
Dutch ...

Dutch Literature In The Age Of Rembrandt

Author: Maria A. Schenkeveld
Publisher: John Benjamins Publishing
ISBN: 9789027222169
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Insofar as the culture of our country is known abroad, this is the outstanding
period. Consequently, it has received ample attention by a number of non-Dutch
scholars. It may suffice to call to mind the cultural historical studies by J.L. Price,
Culture and Society in the Dutch Republic during the 17th Century (London 1974
) and Simon Schama's recent The Embarrassment of Riches. An Interpretation of
Dutch Culture in the Golden Age (New York 1987). It remains an amazing fact
that a ...

The Making Of Home

Author: Judith Flanders
Publisher: Atlantic Books Ltd
ISBN: 1782393781
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11 'God's truth is eternal': The Procuress: Svetlana Alpers, 'Picturing Dutch
Culture', Wayne E. Franits, ed., Looking at SeventeenthCentury Dutch Art:
Realism Reconsidered (Cambridge, Cambridge University Press, 1997), pp. 57–
67; children as standins for the new republic: Simon Schama, The
Embarrassment of Riches: An Interpretation of Dutch Culture in the Golden Age (
London, Collins, 1987), p. 499; the symbols of Dutch art and their meaning, apart
from those noted above, are ...

Dutch Culture Overseas

Author: Frances Gouda
Publisher: Equinox Publishing
ISBN: 9789793780627
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Because the small, water-logged Dutch Republic did not possess any natural
resources, he said, the nation during the early modern era depended almost
entirely on commerce and shipping. Alienating Catholics ... is very intriguing. He
had argued in the Embarrassment of Riches. An Interpretation of Dutch Culture in
the Golden Age, after all, that the luminous civilization of the seventeenth-century
Dutch Republic emanated from a Protean feat of self-creation, arising as
Introduction.

Whose Love Of Which Country

Author: Balázs Trencsényi
Publisher: BRILL
ISBN: 9004182624
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7, Church and State Since the Reformation (The Hague: Nijhoff, 1981), 118–33;
Simon Schama, The Embarrassment of Riches: An Interpretation of Dutch Culture
in the Golden Age (London: Collins, 1987), esp. 93–125; Paul Regan, “Calvinism
and the Dutch Israel Thesis,” in Bruce Gordon, ed., Protestant History and Identity
in Sixteenth-Century Europe, vol. II, The Later Reformation (Aldershot: Ashgate,
1996), 91–106; Philip S. Gorski, “The Mosaic Moment: An Early Modernist ...