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Dutch culture in the Golden Age

J. L. Price

Dutch culture in the Golden Age

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Published by Reaktion Books in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Social conditions,
  • Intellectual life,
  • Civilization

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 271-276) and index.

    StatementJ.L. Price
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDJ71 .P683 2011
    The Physical Object
    Pagination286 p. :
    Number of Pages286
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25096609M
    ISBN 101861898002
    ISBN 109781861898005
    LC Control Number2011431218
    OCLC/WorldCa670480415

    The embarrassment of riches: an interpretation of Dutch culture in the Golden Age / Simon Schama. Format Book Edition 1st Vintage Books ed. Published New York: Vintage Books, , © Description xiii, pages: illustrations, map ; 24 cm.


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Price goes beyond the standard descriptions of the cultural achievements of the Dutch during this time by placing these many. The Embarrassment of Riches: an interpretation of Dutch culture in the Golden Age is a book by the historian Simon Schama.

It was published in It was published in The book sold quite well and led to an immediate second printing only a few months after its : Simon Schama. Dutch culture in the Golden Age. [J L Price] -- The seventeenth century is considered the Dutch Golden Age, a time when the Dutch were at the forefront of social change, economics, the sciences, and art.

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In Dutch Culture in the Golden Age, eminent historian J. Price goes beyond the standard descriptions of the cultural achievements of the Dutch during this time by placing these many achievements within their social context.

Price’s central argument is that alongside the innovative tendencies in Dutch society and culture there were powerful Brand: Reaktion Books.

The book that first made Simon Schama's reputation when first published in This historical masterpiece is an epic account of Dutch Culture in the Golden Age of Rembrandt and van Diemen.

'This is history in the same spirit as Braudel, Ginzburg, Ladurie and Le Goff/5(68). The Dutch sometimes think they are different. They like to talk about things being “typically Dutch.” Similarly, economic historians have suggested that the way in which the economy is managed is rooted in the particular past of the Netherlands – in its Golden Age, from which it inherited, for example, a strong focus on the outside world, or, as we will discuss, the “poldermodel.”.

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Price goes beyond the standard descriptions of the cultural achievements of the Dutch during this time by placing these many achievements within their social context.

Price's central argument is that alongside the innovative tendencies in Dutch society and culture there were powerful. Dutch civilization in the Golden Age (–). The century from the conclusion of the Twelve Years’ Truce in until either the death of Prince William III in or the conclusion of the Peace of Utrecht in is known in Dutch history as the “Golden Age.” It was a unique era of political, economic, and cultural greatness during which the little nation on the North Sea ranked.

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The Lute in the Dutch Golden Age: Musical Culture in the Netherlands c. – by Jan W. Burgers Closely associated with the social elite, the lute occupied a central place in the culture of the Dutch Golden Age.

In this first comprehensive study of the instrument's role. More than a selection of highlights from an acclaimed museum, the exhibition demonstrates the interests of artists and collectors during the Dutch Golden Age.

Subjects less common in the previous century were widely embraced, among them, landscapes, genre scenes, and still lifes.

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In this first comprehensive study of the instrument's role in seventeenth-century Netherlands, Jan W. Burgers explores how it functioned as the universal means of solo music making, group performance, and accompaniment. The Embarrassment of Riches: an interpretation of Dutch culture in the Golden Age is a book by the historian Simon Schama.

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"Michael North's Art and Commerce in the Dutch Golden Age is a readable and comprehensive survey of Dutch seventeenth-century art from an economic and social-historical aspect At the same time, the text's incontestable value is in presenting the findings of numerous detailed social-historical studies in German and Dutch to a wider English-speaking audience for the first time.

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Masterpieces from the Rijksmuseum Amsterdam are the perfect background for twentyfive quotes from the Renaissance. Enjoy Vermeer, Rembrandt and Potter from The Milkmaid, The Night Watch and the cows.

Some images that where painted then, can be found even now in everydays life. Not unlike the golden Dutch that Schama so eloquently describes, it tends to undo by overdoing.

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Three introductory chapters, “Profile of the Dutch Repub-lic,” “A Golden Age for the Arts,” and “Life in the City and Countryside,” provide an overview.

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