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The Public and Private in Dutch Culture of the Golden Age
Language: en
Pages: 278
Authors: Arthur K. Wheelock, Adele F. Seeff
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2000 - Publisher: University of Delaware Press

This volume of essays derives from a memorable interdisciplinary symposium. At issue were various fundamental questions about the nature of Dutch sixteenth-and seventeenth-century society that fall under three broad categories: civic culture, art, and religion. The fourteen papers presented in this volume offer a number of fascinating insights into these
Dutch Culture in the Golden Age
Language: en
Pages: 286
Authors: J. L. Price
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2012-01-01 - Publisher: Reaktion Books

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. In Dutch Culture in the Golden Age, eminent historian J. L. Price goes beyond the standard descriptions of the cultural achievements of the Dutch
The Embarrassment of Riches
Language: en
Pages: 698
Authors: Simon Schama
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 1988 - Publisher: Univ of California Press

Describes the cultural and social milieu of seventeenth-century Holland, where, despite great material wealth and general prosperity, an "anxiety of superabundance" permeated all aspects of the culture
Asia in Amsterdam
Language: en
Pages: 356
Authors: Rijksmuseum (Netherlands)
Categories: Art
Type: BOOK - Published: 2015-01-01 - Publisher: Yale University Press

Discusses the Asian luxury goods that were imported into the Netherlands during the 17th century and demonstrates the overwhelming impact these works of art had on Dutch life and art during the Golden Age
The Dutch Republic in the Seventeenth Century
Language: en
Pages: 332
Authors: Maarten Prak
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2005-09-22 - Publisher: Cambridge University Press

Maarten Prak charts the political, social, economic and cultural history of the Golden Age through chapters that range from the introduction of the tulip to the experience of immigrants and Jews in Dutch society, the paintings of Vermeer and Rembrandt, and the ideas of Spinoza. He sets the Dutch experience