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Author Tracy, James D.

Title The founding of the Dutch Republic : war, finance, and politics in Holland, 1572-1588 / James D. Tracy
Published Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2008


Description 1 online resource (viii, 343 pages) : illustrations, maps
Contents List of Maps; List of Illustrations; List of Tables; List of Abbreviations; Introduction; I. THE HABSBURG NETHERLANDS,1549-1567; II. WAR IN HOLLAND, OCTOBER 1572-JULY 1576; III. HOLLAND AND THE 'CLOSER UNION', JULY 1576-DECEMBER 1582; IV. A NEW REPUBLIC, 1583-1588; Epilogue: The Dutch Republic in Europe's Republican Tradition, c.1590-1650; Bibliography; Index
Summary In 1572 William of Orange led a revolt against the government of the Habsburg Netherlands. Here, the author re-evaluates the Dutch revolt and its role in the creation of a new republic. He draws extensively on state records to illuminate the dominant influence of provincial towns in devising a coherent strategy for war
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 315-331) and index
Notes Print version record
Subject HISTORY -- General.
Economic history.
Politics and government
Republiek der Verenigde Nederlanden.
Staten van Holland.
Tachtigjarige oorlog.
SUBJECT Netherlands -- History -- Eighty Years' War, 1568-1648.
Netherlands -- Politics and government -- 1556-1648.
Netherlands -- Economic conditions.
Subject Netherlands.
Nederländerna -- politik och förvaltning -- historia -- 1556-1588.
Nederländerna -- ekonomiska förhållanden -- historia -- 1556-1588.
Genre/Form Electronic books
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9780191526145