The Dutch Republic : Its Rise, Greatness, and Fall 1477-1806, Paperback / softback Book


The Dutch Golden Age, the age of Grotius, Spinoza, Rembrandt, Vermeer, and a host of other renowned artists and writers was also remarkable for its immense impact in the spheres of commerce, finance, shipping, and technology.

It was in fact one of the most spectacularly creative episodes in the history of the world.

Jonathan Israel gives the definitive account of the emergence of the United Provinces as a great power, and explains the subsequent decline in theeighteenth century.

He places the thought, politics, religion, and social developments of the Golden Age in their broad context, and examines the changing relationship between the northern Netherlands and the south, which was to develop into modern Belgium.


  • Format: Paperback / softback
  • Pages: 1280 pages, 32 halftones, 5 maps, tables
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: European history
  • ISBN: 9780198207344



Free Home Delivery

on all orders

Pick up orders

from local bookshops

Also in the Oxford History of Early Modern Europe series   |  View all