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Published: 24 January 2008

356 Pages | 7 half-tones and 6 maps


ISBN: 9780199209118

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The Founding of the Dutch Republic

War, Finance, and Politics in Holland, 1572-1588

James Tracy

  • Revises historical understandings of the Dutch Revolt, analysing key events in the period from a contemporary provincial outlook
  • First history of the early Dutch Revolt to exploit in depth the extensive parliamentary records of the States of Holland
  • Presents a clear and concise account of how the nascent Republic financed a war fought on credit

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