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Book Review of The Second Anglo-Dutch War (1665-1667): International Raison d’État, Mercantilism and Maritime Strife

Gijs Rommelse. The Second Anglo-Dutch War (1665-1667): International Raison d’État, Mercantilism and Maritime Strife. Hilversum, The Netherlands: Uitgeverif Verloren, 2006. ISBN-13 9789065509079. Illustrations. Notes. Bibliography. Pp. 230. €25.00 (hardcover). England and the Dutch Republic fought three wars in the seventeenth century. The English Commonwealth … Continue reading

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Book Review of An English Diplomat in the Low Countries: Sir William Temple and John de Witt, 1665-1672

K.H.D. Haley. An English Diplomat in the Low Countries: Sir William Temple and John de Witt, 1665-1672. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1986. ISBN 978-0-198-22917-9. Maps. Notes. Bibliography. Index. Pp. xiii, 334. England and the Dutch Republic fought three naval wars in … Continue reading

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Book Review of The Dutch Army and the Military Revolutions, 1588-1688

Olaf van Nimwegen. The Dutch Army and the Military Revolutions, 1588-1688. Translated by Andrew May. Warfare in History series. Woodbridge, England: Boydell Press, 2010. ISBN 978-1-84383-575-2. Illustrations. Maps. Appendices. Notes. Bibliography. Index. Pp. xx, 577. $130.00. Originally posted in Military … Continue reading

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