Skip to main content
Loading
Loading

Results

  • Netherlands
Sort By:  1-10 of 23 (3 pages)
Results per page:
         

What About the Moorish Footman? Portrait of a Dutch Nabob as a Dedicated Follower of Fashion

A Taste for Luxury in Early Modern Europe : Display, Acquisition and Boundaries

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

Book Chapter

...I would like to thank the editors of this book for their constructive comments and also my Dutch colleagues Christaan Jörg, Egge Knol, Wim Meulenkamp, Jan Holwerda, Gerda Huisman and Jort Hottinga for their bibliographical help.In December...

The Visual Arts

A Cultural History of the Emotions in the Baroque and Enlightenment Age Volume 4

Bloomsbury Academic, 2019

Cultural History Chapter

...Introduction The relationship between a work of art and the emotions it provokes in the viewer has always been an unstable one. Figurative painting depends on a reciprocal understanding or recognition of facial expression, body language...

Types of Gardens

A Cultural History of Gardens in the Age of Enlightenment Volume 4

Bloomsbury Academic, 2013

Cultural History Chapter

...If we leave out gardens made for production of vegetables and fruit, two broad types of garden were made during the period. Each contains several ramifications, however, by which a wider variety of forms of garden can be identified...

The Arrival of the Welfare State in Twentieth-century Mass Society: The Dutch Case

Twentieth-century Mass Society in Britain and the Netherlands

Berg, 2006

Book Chapter

...At the end of the twentieth century European welfare states had become mature and comprehensive structures. Whereas at the beginning of the century only a small and largely elitist minority of the population was covered by the first...

Between Stupidity and Creativity: Mass Society in Britain and the Netherlands in the Twentieth Century

Twentieth-century Mass Society in Britain and the Netherlands

Berg, 2006

Book Chapter

...From the beginning of the nineteenth century, many people in Western Europe noted the emergence of a mass society. They observed grand social processes, like urbanization, industrialization and democratization, which obliterated...

Work and Workplaces

A Cultural History of Work in the Early Modern Age Volume 3

Bloomsbury Academic, 2019

Cultural History Chapter

...The aim of the chapter is to show the great diversity of workplaces in those economic sectors which were significant for sixteenth-century Europe: family farming, urban crafts and trades, and large enterprises in mining, printing...

Politics and the People: Perceptions of the Masses in Dutch Politics

Twentieth-century Mass Society in Britain and the Netherlands

Berg, 2006

Book Chapter

...For the twentieth century the compound term ‘mass politics’ seems almost pleonastic. Most politics simply were mass politics. Curiously enough, however, in the Netherlands many contemporaries refused to accept the equation of politics...

Verbal Representations

A Cultural History of Gardens in the Age of Enlightenment Volume 4

Bloomsbury Academic, 2013

Cultural History Chapter

...Setting The Stage: The Theater of Horticulture “[F]or perfect deceit equals reality,” writes George Mason in An Essay on Design in Gardening.G. Mason, An Essay on Design and Gardening (1752, bound with T. Whatley, Observations on Modern...

Peace, Security, and Deterrence: “The greatest work of civilization”

A Cultural History of Peace in the Age of Empire Volume 5

Bloomsbury Academic, 2020

Cultural History Chapter

...Where the nineteenth century witnessed the rise of organized peace activism in the Anglo-European world, the early twentieth century confirmed a shift to internationalism among these activists. Sandi Cooper defines the turn as one...

Feeling at home abroad: Comfort, domesticity and social display on the Netherlandish Grand Tour, 1585–1815

The Comforts of Home in Western Europe, 1700–1900

Bloomsbury Academic, 2020

Book Chapter

...Luxury and comfort feature largely in contemporary tourism. In hotels and B&B’s all over the world, guest satisfaction surveys have become standard, with trite questions about the softness of the bed linen (Egyptian cotton obviously...