A social and cultural investigation of how a modest collection of farming, fishing and shipping communities without shared language, religion or government transformed itself in the 17th century into the formidable empire of the Dutch Republic.
: HarperCollins Publishers
: January 1987
: 24.00 cmmm X 17.00 cmmm X 4.00 cmmm
: Simon Schama (Professor of History, Harvard University, USA)