The Rhyme and Reason of Politics in Early Modern Europe: Collected Essays of Herbert H. Rowen

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Springer Science & Business Media, 1992 - Political Science - 320 pages
This volume brings together essays and reviews of Herbert H. Rowen, professor emeritus of Rutgers University, foreign member of the Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences, and one of the first important English-speaking historians of the Dutch Republic since John Lothrop Motley. Many of the essays, though published previously, have not been readily available, while several appear here for the first time.

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Contents

1 INTRODUCTION
1
2 HERBERT HROWEN AND THE TRADITION OF EARLY MODERN HISTORY IN THE US
13
3 HERBERT H ROWEN AND THE DUTCH REPUBLIC
23
4 SELECTED REVIEWS OF ROWENS MAJOR BOOKS
27
WHAT KIND OF REVOLUTION?
45
THE COUP DETAT OF 1650 IN HOLLAND
63
A SOURED BUT KNOWING EYE
83
THE MAKESHIFT EXECUTIVE IN A STANDESTAAT
99
16 PROTOJACOBINISM IN THE DUTCH REPUBLIC
205
A DOUBLE PARALLEL
215
18 JOHN ADAMS VISION OF THE DUTCH REPUBLIC
229
19 A SKETCH OF PETER GEYL
245
20 THE HISTORICAL WORK OF PIETER GEYL
253
A HISTORIANS HISTORIAN
273
22 SELECTED REVIEWS BY HERBERT H ROWEN
281
B POLITICS IN THE DUTCH REPUBLIC
284

JOHN DE WITT THE STATES OF HOLLAND AND THE STATES GENERAL
109
10 JOHN DE WITT AND THE TRIPLE ALLIANCE
121
DE WITTS REVENGE
139
LOUIS XIVS MODERATE MINISTER
151
13 LOUIS XIV AND ABSOLUTISM
171
LOUIS XIV AND THE STATE
185
15 A SECOND THOUGHT ON LOCKES FIRST TREATISE
199
C DUTCH CULTURAL AND ECONOMIC LIFE
291
D THE PEACE OF WESTPHALIA REVISITED
300
BIBLIOGRAPHY OF THE PUBLICATIONS OF HERBERT H ROWEN
307
C ARTICLES
308
D BOOK REVIEWS
309
INDEX
313
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