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The princes of Orange : the stadholders in the Dutch Republic

Author: Herbert H Rowen
Publisher: New York : Cambridge University Press, 1990.
Series: Cambridge studies in early modern history
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : [Paperback ed.]View all editions and formats

An assessment of the Stadholderate of the Dutch Republic. The author looks at the career of each Prince of Orange in turn, from William I ("The Silent"), to the last and possibly the saddest, William  Read more...


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Named Person: Oranien, Familie.; Oranje-Nassau, Familie
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Herbert H Rowen
ISBN: 0521396530 9780521396530 0521345251 9780521345255
OCLC Number: 889831522
Description: 253 S : Ill.
Contents: List of illustrations; Preface; Prologue; 1. William I: from courtier to rebel; 2. Maurice of Nassau: defender of the Republic; 3. Frederick Henry: firm in moderation; 4. William II: the challenger; 5. The first stadholderless period: 1 exclusion; 6. The first stadholderless period: 2 return; 7. William III: Stadholder and king; 8. The second stadholderless period: doldrums; 9. William IV: neither revolutionary nor reformer; 10. William V: the era of Anna and Brunswick; 11. William V: the Patriot challenge; Epilogue; Bibliography; Index.
Series Title: Cambridge studies in early modern history
Responsibility: Herbert H. Rowen.


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' ... a skilful outline history which promises to enable the ordinary reader with little previous knowledge of Dutch history to grasp the essence of the political history of one of the more Read more...

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