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Title: THE EMBARRASSMENT OF RICHES
AN INTERPRETATION OF DUTCH CULTURE IN THE GOLDEN AGE
By: Simon Schama
Format: Paperback

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ISBN 10: 0006861369
ISBN 13: 9780006861362
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Publisher: HARPERCOLLINS PUBLISHERS
Pub. date: 7 June, 1988
Pages: 720
Description: This is the book that made Simon Schama's reputation when first published in 1987. A historical masterpiece, it is an epic account of Dutch Culture in the Golden Age of Rembrandt and van Diemen.
Synopsis: This is the book that made Simon Schama's reputation when first published in 1987. A historical masterpiece, it is an epic account of Dutch Culture in the Golden Age of Rembrandt and van Diemen.In this brilliant work that moves far beyond the conventions of social or cultural history, Simon Schama investigates the astonishing case of a people's self-invention.He shows how, in the 17th-century, a modest assortment of farming, fishing and shipping communities, without a shared language, religion or government, transformed themselves into a formidable world empire - the Dutch republic.
Publication: UK
Imprint: HarperPerennial
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