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

Plain Lives In A Golden Age

Author: A. Th. van Deursen
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 9780521367851
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st comprehensive study yet published of the plain lives of a 'golden age'.f plague from the first outbreak of the Black Death in 1348 to the mid-fifteenth century.


Author: Anne Goldgar
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
ISBN: 0226301303
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Tulipmania is seen as an example of the gullibility of crowds and the dangers of financial speculation. But it wasn’t like that. As Anne Goldgar reveals in Tulipmania, not one of these stories is true.

The Golden Age Book

Author: Jeroen Giltaij
Publisher: W Books
ISBN: 9789462581562
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This book includes both well-known and lesser- known painters who were prominent during this period, and is an excellent visual resource.

Women Of The Golden Age

Author: Els Kloek
Publisher: Uitgeverij Verloren
ISBN: 9789065503831
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Perhaps the most obvious similiarities in the lives of English and Dutch women
lie in the frequency with which both ... of Women's Lives Schama subtitles The
embarrassment of riches 'an interpretation of Dutch culture in the Golden Age'.

Patriots And Liberators

Author: Simon Schama
ISBN: 9780006861560
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Simon Schama's study of the Netherlands from 1780--1813, this is a tale of a once-powerful nation's desparate struggle to survive the treacheries and brutality of European war and politics.

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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1969), 29-31; and Simon Schama, The Embarrassment of Riches. An
Interpretation of Dutch Culture in the Golden Age (New York: Alfred A. Knopf,
1987), 244, 249. 29. See Constantijn Huygens's references to the ostentatious
styles worn by ...

The Golden Age

Author: Bob Haak
Publisher: Waanders Pub
ISBN: 9789040087929
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The Golden Age is a modern and wide-ranging chronology that not only includes recent scholarly insights but also makes fascinating reading for all those wishing to learn more about this extremely flourishing artistic period.