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Reworking the Grand Narrative. A Review of Recent Books on the Dutch Revolt

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Laura Cruz

Abstract

This essay provides an overview of three recent works on the Dutch Revolt; Peter Arnade’s Beggars, Iconoclasts & Civic Patriots. The Political Culture of the Dutch Revolt (Ithaca, New York [etc.] 2008); S. Groenveld e.a.’s De Tachtigjarige Oorlog (Zutphen 2008); and Oscar Gelderblom’s The Political Economy of the Dutch Republic (Farnham 2009). The essay discusses their contributions to the evolving grand narrative of Dutch history in the world.

Keywords: Dutch Revolt
DOI: https://doi.org/10.18352/bmgn-lchr.7067
How to Cite: Cruz, L., 2010. Reworking the Grand Narrative. A Review of Recent Books on the Dutch Revolt. BMGN - Low Countries Historical Review, 125(1), pp.29–38. DOI: http://doi.org/10.18352/bmgn-lchr.7067
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Published on 01 Jan 2010.
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