Monday, 16 March 2009

Going Dutch: How England Plundered Holland’s Glory

Lisa Jardine (HarperCollins)

An account of the relationship between Holland and Great Britain at the dawn of the modern age, which reveals how Holland had effectively conquered Britain before the coronation of William of Orange and Mary in April 1689, and how Anglo-Dutch relations laid the groundwork for the European Enlightenment and the Scientific Revolution.

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