H-Low Countries strives to create an international community of scholars with diverse methodological approaches, archival experiences, teaching styles, and intellectual traditions. The primary purpose is to develop an international network for discussion and collaboration on issues and ideas relevant to the study of the Low Countries as a whole and to the different national histories in particular.

Recent Discussions

"From Leiden to London: Anglo-Dutch Relations in the Early Modern Period" (February 26, 2015)

The Meeter Center at Calvin College in Grand Rapids, Michigan will host Dr. Craig Hanson of the Calvin College Art and Art History Department as the presenter for its Spring 2015 lecture. As an important Protestant ally, the Netherlands enjoyed a close—albeit often contentious—relationship with England throughout the early modern period. Amsterdam and London emerged as leading economic centers alongside each other, and William’s triumph over the displaced Stuarts in 1688 made him merely the most famous of thousands of Dutch immigrants.

TOC: Dutch Crossing: Journal of Low Countries Studies, Volume 39, Issue 1 (March 2015)

Dutch Crossing: Journal of Low Countries Studies
Volume 39, Issue 1 (March 2015)

CONTENTS 

Editorial
Ulrich Tiedau
pp. 1–2

The Royal Households in the Habsburg Netherlands after the Departure of the Household of Burgundy: From the Entourages of the Governors-General to the Maison Royale de Bruxelles
José Eloy Hortal Muñoz, Koldo Trápaga Monchet
pp. 3–25

LCS: Karen Hearn (UCL), The Netherlandishness of 16th and 17th Century British Art: the Case of Cornelius Johnson (London, 13 Feb 2015)

Karen Hearn (UCL) will be giving the next paper in the London Low Countries History Seminar Series 2014/15.

The Netherlandishness of 16th and 17th Century British Art: the Case of Cornelius Johnson

Friday, 13 February 2015, 5:15pm

All welcome!

Location

Institute for Historical Research (IHR), The Past and Present Room (202)

CfP: Netherlandic Literature and Its Publics (MLA 2016, Austin, Texas, January 7–10, 2016)

Netherlandic Literature and Its Publics

We invite papers showcasing recent Dutch Studies scholarship, especially (but not exclusively) if they address the Presidential Theme “Literature and Its Publics: Past, Present, and Future”.

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Recent Reviews

Author: 
Marc Saperstein
Reviewer: 
Susan R. Boettcher

Boettcher on Saperstein, 'Exile in Amsterdam: Saul Levi Morteira's Sermons to a Congregation of "New Jews"'


Marc Saperstein. Exile in Amsterdam: Saul Levi Morteira's Sermons to a Congregation of "New Jews". Cincinnati: Hebrew Union College Press, 2005. xxii + 585 pp. $49.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-87820-457-1.

Reviewed by Susan R. Boettcher (Department of History, University of Texas at Austin)
Published on H-Low-Countries (August, 2008)

Preaching in Spinoza's Amsterdam

Author: 
Maurits Ebben, eds., Simon Groenveld
Reviewer: 
Peter Illing

Illing on Ebben, 'De Scheldedelta als verbinding en scheiding tussen Noord en Zuid, 1500-1800'


Maurits Ebben, eds., Simon Groenveld. De Scheldedelta als verbinding en scheiding tussen Noord en Zuid, 1500-1800. Maastricht: Shaker Publishing, 2007. 105 pp. EUR 36 (paper), ISBN 978-90-423-0326-3.

Reviewed by Peter Illing (Christ's College, Cambridge)
Published on H-Low-Countries (January, 2008)

The Forgotten Border

Author: 
Julia Adams
Reviewer: 
Susan R. Boettcher

Boettcher on Adams, 'The Familial State: Ruling Families and Merchant Capitalism in Early Modern Europe'


Julia Adams. The Familial State: Ruling Families and Merchant Capitalism in Early Modern Europe. Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 2005. xi + 235 pp. $35.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8014-3308-5.

Reviewed by Susan R. Boettcher (Department of History University of Texas at Austin)
Published on H-Low-Countries (November, 2007)

Historical Sociology vs. History

Author: 
Paul Otto
Reviewer: 
Andrew Lipman

Lipman on Otto, 'The Dutch-Munsee Encounter: The Struggle for Sovereignty in the Hudson Valley'


Paul Otto. The Dutch-Munsee Encounter: The Struggle for Sovereignty in the Hudson Valley. European Expansion & Global Interaction Series. New York: Berghahn Books, 2006. Illustrations, maps. xv + 225 pp. $75.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-57181-672-6.

Reviewed by Andrew Lipman (Department of History, University of Pennsylvania)
Published on H-Low-Countries (June, 2007)

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