Skip to content
Register Sign in Wishlist
Look Inside History of Holland

History of Holland

$42.99 (R)

Part of Cambridge Historical Series

  • Date Published: June 2013
  • availability: Available
  • format: Paperback
  • isbn: 9781107660892

$ 42.99 (R)

Add to cart Add to wishlist

Looking for an examination copy?

This title is not currently available for examination. However, if you are interested in the title for your course we can consider offering an examination copy. To register your interest please contact providing details of the course you are teaching.

Product filter button
About the Authors
  • Originally published in 1922, as part of the Cambridge Historical Series, this book presents an account of the development of the Netherlands, from the Burgundian period up until the reign of Queen Wilhelmina. Comprehensive information is given on the key changes and major events in Dutch history. A detailed bibliography is also included. This is a highly readable book that will be of value to anyone with an interest in historiography and perspectives on the history of the Netherlands.

    Customer reviews

    Not yet reviewed

    Be the first to review

    Review was not posted due to profanity


    , create a review

    (If you're not , sign out)

    Please enter the right captcha value
    Please enter a star rating.
    Your review must be a minimum of 12 words.

    How do you rate this item?


    Product details

    • Date Published: June 2013
    • format: Paperback
    • isbn: 9781107660892
    • length: 480 pages
    • dimensions: 229 x 152 x 27 mm
    • weight: 0.7kg
    • availability: Available
  • Table of Contents

    General preface
    1. The Burgundian Netherlands
    2. Habsburg rule in the Netherlands
    3. The prelude to the revolt
    4. The revolt of the Netherlands
    5. William the Silent
    6. The beginnings of the Dutch republic
    7. The system of government
    8. The twelve years' truce
    9. Maurice and Oldenbarneveldt
    10. From the end of the twelve years' truce to the peace of Munster, 1621–48. The Stadtholderate of Frederick Henry of Orange
    11. The East and West India companies. Commercial and economic expansion
    12. Letters, science and art
    13. The Stadtholderate of William II. The great assembly
    14. The rise of John de Witt. The first English war
    15. The administration of John de Witt, 1654–65, from the peace of Westminster to the outbreak of the second English war
    16. The last years of De Witt's administration, 1665–72. The second English war. The triple alliance. The French invasion
    17. War with France and England. William III, Stadtholder. Murder of the brothers De Witt, 1672
    18. The Stadtholderate of William III, 1672–88
    19. The King-Stadtholder, 1688–1702
    20. The war of Spanish succession and the treaties of Utrecht, 1702–15
    21. The Stadtholderless republic, 1715–40
    22. The Austrian succession war and William IV, 1740–51
    23. The regency of Anne and of Brunswick, 1751–66
    24. William V. First period, 1766–80
    25. Stadtholderate of William V (continued), 1780–8. The English war. Patriot movement. Civil war. Prussian intervention
    26. The Orange restoration. Downfall of the republic, 1788–95
    27. The Batavian republic, 1795–1806
    28. The kingdom of Holland and the French annexation, 1806–14
    29. The formation of the kingdom of the Netherlands, 1814–15
    30. The kingdom of the Netherlands - union of Holland and Belgium, 1815–30
    31. The Belgian revolution. The separation of Holland and Belgium, 1830–42
    32. William I abdicates. Reign of William II. Revision of the constitution, 1842–9
    33. Reign of William III to the death of Thorbecke, 1849–72
    34. The later reign of William III, and the regency of Queen Emma, 1872–98
    35. The reign of Queen Wilhelmina, 1898–1917

  • Author

    George Edmundson

Sorry, this resource is locked

Please register or sign in to request access. If you are having problems accessing these resources please email

Register Sign in
Please note that this file is password protected. You will be asked to input your password on the next screen.

» Proceed

You are now leaving the Cambridge University Press website. Your eBook purchase and download will be completed by our partner Please see the permission section of the catalogue page for details of the print & copy limits on our eBooks.

Continue ×

Continue ×

Continue ×
warning icon

Turn stock notifications on?

You must be signed in to your Cambridge account to turn product stock notifications on or off.

Sign in Create a Cambridge account arrow icon

Find content that relates to you

Join us online

This site uses cookies to improve your experience. Read more Close

Are you sure you want to delete your account?

This cannot be undone.


Thank you for your feedback which will help us improve our service.

If you requested a response, we will make sure to get back to you shortly.

Please fill in the required fields in your feedback submission.