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By James C. Kennedy

The Netherlands is understood between foreigners this day for its cheese and its windmills, its Golden Age work and its experimentation in social regulations corresponding to hashish and euthanasia. but the historic historical past for any of those quintessentially Dutch achievements is usually unusual to outsiders. This concise historical past bargains an outline of this strangely little-known yet interesting state. starting with the 1st humanoid settlers, the e-book follows an important contours of Dutch background, from Roman occasions via to the Habsburgs, the Dutch Republic and the Golden Age. the writer, a modernist, will pay relatively shut realization to contemporary advancements, together with the signature good points of latest Dutch society. as well as being a political heritage, this evaluate additionally offers systematic cognizance to social and fiscal advancements, in addition to in faith, the humanities and the Dutch fight opposed to the water. The Dutch Caribbean is usually integrated within the narrative.

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