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Title The political economy of the Dutch Republic / edited by Oscar Gelderblom
Published Farnham, England ; Burlington, VT : Ashgate, ©2009


Description 1 online resource (xiii, 329 pages) : illustrations
Contents Emulating Success: Contemporary Views of the Dutch Economy before 1800 -- Holland's New Fiscal Regime, 1572-1576 -- The Efficiency of Taxation in Holland -- The Political Economy of Bread in the Dutch Republic -- Mutual Advantages: State Bankers as Brokers between the City of Amsterdam and the Dutch Republic -- Tax Morale and Citizenship in the Dutch Republic -- Rural Development and Landownership in Holland, c.1400-1650 -- Financing Water Management in Rijnland, 1500-1800
Summary In the first half of the seventeenth century the Dutch Republic emerged as one of Europe's leading maritime powers. The political and military leadership of this small country was based on large-scale borrowing from an increasingly wealthy middle-class of merchants, manufacturers and regents This volume presents the first comprehensive account of the political economy of the Dutch republic from the sixteenth to the early nineteenth century. Building on earlier scholarship and extensive new evidence it tackles two main issues: the effect of political revolution on property rights and public fin
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject POLITICAL SCIENCE -- Economic Conditions.
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS -- Economics -- Comparative.
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS -- Economic Conditions.
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS -- Economic History.
Economic history
Politieke ontwikkeling.
Republiek der Verenigde Nederlanden.
SUBJECT Netherlands -- Economic conditions -- 16th century
Netherlands -- Economic conditions -- 17th century
Netherlands -- Economic conditions -- 18th century
Subject Netherlands
Genre/Form Electronic books
Congressen (vorm)
Form Electronic book
Author Gelderblom, Oscar.
ISBN 9780754661597