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Beggars, iconoclasts, and civic patriots : the political culture of the Dutch Revolt

Author: Peter J Arnade
Publisher: Ithaca, N.Y. ; London : Cornell University Press, 2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A new history of the Dutch Revolt that shows how the act of rebellion forged a political identity through ritual, symbol, and public action.

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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Peter J Arnade
ISBN: 9780801474965 0801474965
OCLC Number: 799830640
Description: xiv, 352 p. : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Princely triumphs : the consecration of Burgundian political authority --
Faithful to the king : associations of dissent --
Vivent les gueux! : iconoclasm, inversion, and the problem of authority --
Time, space, and the city : iconoclasm in Ypres, Ghent, and Antwerp --
A new idolatry : Alba as avenger and usurper of royal authority --
Spanish furies : sieges, sacks, and the city defiant --
Father of the fatherland : William of Orange as civic patriot --
Abjuration and assassination : the dilemma of authority.
Responsibility: Peter Arnade.

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"Incredible as it may sound, in such a well-belabored field, this book offers a novel view on the Dutch Revolt.... The well-known history of noble and popular protest against Habsburg centralization, Read more...

 
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