Going Dutch: How England Plundered Holland's Glory

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Product Details

Price
$18.99
Publisher
Harper Perennial
Publish Date
Pages
432
Dimensions
5.6 X 1.3 X 8.8 inches | 1.94 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9780060774097

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About the Author

Lisa Jardine, Commander of the Order of the British Empire, is the director of the Centre for Editing Lives and Letters, the centenary professor of Renaissance Studies at Queen Mary, University of London, and a fellow of the Royal Historical Society. She lives with her husband and three children in London.

Reviews

"A thoroughly researched and provocative revisionist study."--Wall Street Journal
"Jardine understands and appreciates her sources, and she writes exceptionally lively history. A pleasure to read, this book is enthusiastically recommended..."--Library Journal
"She explores the fascinating Anglo-Dutch relationship to answer how and why two sworn foes became friends so seamlessly. . . . A highly original work that will appeal to fans of Simon Schama's The Embarrassment of Riches."--Publishers Weekly
"Jardine meticulously studies the exchange of ideas between England and Holland...she leaves no stone unturned...Absorbing, enjoyable reading."--Kirkus Reviews
"Going Dutch is elegant and thought-provoking. . . . Jardine evokes a dialogue of civilizations."--Lisa Ko, author of The Leavers