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The Dutch wars of independence : warfare and commerce in the Netherlands 1570-1680

Author: Marjolein 't Hart
Publisher: Oxon ; New York, N.Y. : Routledge, 2014.
Series: Modern wars in perspective.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Marjolein 't Hart
ISBN: 9780582209671 0582209676
OCLC Number: 922604999
Description: xiii, 233 p. : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Timeline of major events. Introduction - The Dutch Revolt, the Military Revolution, and the global context. Chapter 1 - Military events: from the Dutch Revolt to 'la Guerre de Hollande', c. 1570-c.1680. Chapter 2 - The making of a professional army. Chapter 3 - The Dutch 'Schoole of War': drill, tactics, and siege warfare. Chapter 4 - Garrisons and civic communities: strengthening the local bonds. Chapter 5 - Warfare in the countryside and the threat to farming communities. Chapter 6 - Admiralties, privateers and the colonial connection. Chapter 7 - War and the strength of Dutch public finance. Chapter 8 - Warfare's new economic opportunities. Conclusion: The advantages of military discipline and commercialized warfare. Bibliography.
Series Title: Modern wars in perspective.
Responsibility: Marjolein 't Hart.

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