Publisher: Cambridge University Press (April 5, 2012)
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American historian John Lothrop Motley (1814-77) graduated from Harvard in 1831. in the course of 1832 and 1833 he studied in Göttingen sooner than returning to the USA. Already the writer of 2 novels and various essays, he started to plan a background of the Netherlands, yet, not able to discover the entire resource fabric he wanted in the USA, he lower back to Europe in 1851, this time along with his relatives. His first publication at the topic used to be the commonly acclaimed upward thrust of the Dutch Republic, which coated occasions as much as 1584. Motley released this extra bold four-volume sequel, masking occasions within the interval 1584-1609, among 1860 and 1867. quantity 1 takes up the tale from instantly after the assassination of William the Silent in 1584. It covers the formation of the political and armed forces alliance among Holland and England opposed to Spain and its allies in the course of the interval 1584-6.