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The Dutch Wars of Independence : warfare and commerce in the Netherlands 1570-1680

Author: Marjolein C 't Hart
Publisher: London ; New York : Routledge, 2014.
Series: Modern wars in perspective.
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In The Dutch Wars of Independence, Marjolein 't Hart assesses the success of the Dutch in establishing their independence through their eighty years struggle with Spain - one of the most remarkable achievements of the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries. Other rebellions troubled mighty powers of this epoch, but none resulted in the establishment of an independent, republican state. This book:tells the story of the  Read more...
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History
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'T Hart, Marjolein.
Dutch Wars of Independence : Warfare and Commerce in the Netherlands 1570-1680.
Hoboken : Taylor and Francis, ©2014
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Marjolein C 't Hart
ISBN: 9781317812548 1317812549 9781315817071 1315817071 1317812530 9781317812531 9781317812524 1317812522
OCLC Number: 871224394
Notes: Conclusion: the advantages of military discipline and commercialized warfare.
Description: 1 online resource (249 pages).
Contents: Cover; Half Title; Title Page; Copyright Page; Dedication; Table of Contents; List of tables; List of figures; Timeline of major events; Introduction: the Dutch Revolt, the Military Revolution and the global context; Interpretations of the Dutch Revolt; The Military Revolution, its societal impact and global repercussions; Warfare, territorial state formation and capital accumulation; About this book; 1 Military events: from the Dutch Revolt to 'la Guerre de Hollande', c.1570-c.1680; The Dutch Revolt and the struggle for survival, 1570s to 1580s; Respite and consolidation in the 1590s. Stalemate and truce, 1600-1621Frederick Henry's counter-offensive and the renewed stalemate, 1620s to 1640s; Independence, the stadholderless period and the wars with England and Münster; 1672: the Year of Disaster and its aftermath; Conclusion: the different strategies of the belligerents; 2 The making of a professional army; From Beggars and landsknechts to professional standing army; Pay, mustering, medical care and prisoners of war; Officers and men; Decreasing professionalization after 1648; Conclusion: civilian control over the army. 3 The Dutch 'Schoole of War': drill, tactics and siege warfareIncreasing standardization and the proportion of firearms; Regular exercises and new formations; Fortresses and fortifications; The art of siege warfare; Tactical limits, provisioning and army size; Conclusion: the model of a disciplined army; 4 Garrisons and urban communities: strengthening the local bonds; The difficult early decades of the Revolt; Civic militia and the urban community; The economic benefits of garrisons; Housing the soldiers; Fortifications: costs and payments; Conclusion: the strength of the urban community. 5 Warfare in the countryside and the threat to farming communitiesThe vulnerability of the peasantry; The lasting burden of inundations; Scorched earth campaigns; Increasing financial burdens; Village institutions and the urban connection; Conclusion: the subordination of peasants' interests; 6 Admiralties, privateers and the colonial connection; The precocious efficiency of the Dutch navy; Naval shipbuilding and its economic impact; Commercial prohibitions and trade with the enemy; Privateering: costs and benefits; The role of colonial warfare; Conclusion: the fruits of maritime warfare. 7 Warfare and the strength of Dutch public financeSources of Holland's financial power; War budgets and the mobilization of funds; Taxation: burden and compliance; Safety-valves: domestic investors and military solicitors; Fault lines in tax compliance; Conclusion: public finance and its positive distributional effects; 8 Warfare's new economic opportunities; Rapid and sustained recovery in the maritime west; The decline of inland commerce; Agrarian production and proto-industry during the war; Prosperous dealers in death; Conclusion: wartime protection of capital accumulation.
Series Title: Modern wars in perspective.
Responsibility: Marjolein 't Hart.

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In The Dutch Wars of Independence, Marjolein 't Hart assesses the success of the Dutch in establishing their independence through their eighty years struggle with Spain - one of the most remarkable achievements of the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries. Other rebellions troubled mighty powers of this epoch, but none resulted in the establishment of an independent, republican state. This book:tells the story of the Eighty Years War and its aftermath, including the three Anglo-Dutch Wars and the Guerre de Hollande (1570-1680). explores the interrelati.

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