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The States System of Europe, 1640–1990: Peacemaking and the Conditions of International Stability

Andreas Osiander

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198278870
eISBN:
9780191684258
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198278870.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This book looks at the four major European peace congresses: Munster and Osnabrück (1644–1648), Utrecht (1712–1715), Vienna (1814–1815), and Paris (1919–1920) and shows how a prevailing consensus on ... More


The Securing of Holland's Forward Frontier, 1583–1588

James D. Tracy

in The Founding of the Dutch Republic: War, Finance, and Politics in Holland, 1572-1588

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780199209118
eISBN:
9780191706134
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199209118.003.0011
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

As towns and provinces fell away, the Council of State recruited troops from France, from Germany, and from England, where Elizabeth I named the earl of Leicester as governor in the Low Countries, in ... More


Utrecht: Consensus, Balance of Power, and Legitimacy

Ian Clark

in Legitimacy in International Society

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780199219193
eISBN:
9780191717734
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199219193.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

The Utrecht settlement refers to the complex of treaties, signed in the period 1713-14, which brought an end to the wars of Spanish Succession. These treaties were devoted principally to the ... More


Holland's Garden

James D. Tracy

in The Founding of the Dutch Republic: War, Finance, and Politics in Holland, 1572-1588

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780199209118
eISBN:
9780191706134
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199209118.003.0008
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

With Spanish troops now gone, the Lords States could concentrate on “closing off” what they called “Holland's Garden”. This meant subjecting loyalist towns to Orange's authority; Amsterdam, hitherto ... More


Poetic warfare 1702–1714

Abigail Williams

in Poetry and the Creation of a Whig Literary Culture 1681-1714

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199255207
eISBN:
9780191719837
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199255207.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature

This chapter begins by exploring Whig perspectives on the Revolution a decade after 1688. By the end of the 1690s, it was possible to write simultaneously of the Revolution as a return to earlier ... More


A Conclusion by Way of a Metaphysical Beginning

Stephen H. Webb

in Jesus Christ, Eternal God: Heavenly Flesh and the Metaphysics of Matter

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199827954
eISBN:
9780199919468
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199827954.003.0011
Subject:
Religion, Theology

This chapter calls for an interconnected understanding of spirit and matter, even as it admits that Christian theology cannot simply erase its Platonic heritage. After examining the importance of ... More


Calvinists and Libertines: Confession and Community in Utrecht 1578-1620

Benjamin J. Kaplan

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198202837
eISBN:
9780191675546
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198202837.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

After the Reformation, the Dutch Republic emerged as the most religiously tolerant country in 17th-century Europe. This book examines the reasons behind this phenomenon, focusing on the struggle of ... More


The Not-So-United Provinces

J. L. Price

in Holland and the Dutch Republic in the Seventeenth Century: The Politics of Particularism

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198203834
eISBN:
9780191676000
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198203834.003.0016
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

The nearest thing the Dutch had to a constitution or founding charter was the Union of Utrecht, and whatever may have been read into this document by later politicians and jurists, it was in origin ... More


Prologue

Benjamin J. Kaplan

in Calvinists and Libertines: Confession and Community in Utrecht 1578-1620

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198202837
eISBN:
9780191675546
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198202837.003.0002
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

This prologue recounts the course of the early Reformation in Utrecht and the beginnings of the Calvinist–Libertine conflict there. It then focuses on the religious issues that divided Calvinists and ... More


Social Divisions, Religious Divisions

Benjamin J. Kaplan

in Calvinists and Libertines: Confession and Community in Utrecht 1578-1620

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198202837
eISBN:
9780191675546
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198202837.003.0005
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

This chapter sets the Calvinist–Libertine conflict in a specific social context. It examines Utrecht's social structures and analyses the composition of the two religious parties there. From this ... More


The Politics of Theocracy, 1580–1590

Benjamin J. Kaplan

in Calvinists and Libertines: Confession and Community in Utrecht 1578-1620

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198202837
eISBN:
9780191675546
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198202837.003.0006
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

This chapter covers the stormy 1580s, which began with the Libertines in control, saw a Calvinist theocratic regime seize power in 1586, and ended with Libertines as firmly back in the saddle as ever ... More


From Reaction to Resolution, 1590–1610

Benjamin J. Kaplan

in Calvinists and Libertines: Confession and Community in Utrecht 1578-1620

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198202837
eISBN:
9780191675546
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198202837.003.0007
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

This chapter continues the narrative from 1590 to 1610. By the last date, Utrecht's Reformed church had finally abandoned Libertinism and adopted a moderate Calvinism. The question here is why the ... More


The Remonstrant Controversy, 1610–1620

Benjamin J. Kaplan

in Calvinists and Libertines: Confession and Community in Utrecht 1578-1620

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198202837
eISBN:
9780191675546
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198202837.003.0008
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

This chapter traces the Remonstrant controversy in Utrecht and examines its continuities and discontinuities with the earlier conflict. In January 1610 two events brought to an end the first four ... More


Unity in a Multiconfessional Society

Benjamin J. Kaplan

in Calvinists and Libertines: Confession and Community in Utrecht 1578-1620

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198202837
eISBN:
9780191675546
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198202837.003.0009
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

This chapter takes a step back and examines the place of the Reformed church and of other churches within Utrecht's complex social environment. After all, like other Dutch cities, Utrecht was ... More


Wabanaki versus French and English Claims in Northeastern North America, c. 1715

Saliha Belmessous

in Native Claims: Indigenous Law against Empire, 1500–1920

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199794850
eISBN:
9780199919291
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199794850.003.0005
Subject:
History, World Early Modern History, World Modern History

The aftermath of the Treaty of Utrecht was a colonial site where natives and Europeans voiced their claims to territory using similar legal arguments (rights of discovery, cession, purchase, ... More


A fortress economy, 1704–1815

Stephen Constantine

in Community and Identity: The Making of Modern Gibraltar Since 1704

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719076350
eISBN:
9781781702048
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719076350.003.0003
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter explores the economic history of Gibraltar in the century or so after the allied occupation. Gibraltar was, of course, sufficiently attractive economically after 1704 to induce civilians ... More


Legal Study in Utrecht in the late 1740s: The Education of Sir David Dalrymple, Lord Hailes

John W Cairns

in Law, Lawyers, and Humanism: Selected Essays on the History of Scots Law, Volume 1

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780748682096
eISBN:
9781474415989
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748682096.003.0010
Subject:
Law, Legal History

This chapter considers the experience of one Scottish student in the Netherlands, specifically the education of Sir David Dalrymple, third Baronet of Hailes (1726–1792). Unusually for a Scots lawyer ... More


From Amboyna to Windsor Forest

Blair Hoxby

in Mammon's Music: Literature and Economics in the Age of Milton

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300093780
eISBN:
9780300129632
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300093780.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, Milton Studies

This chapter examines John Dryden's play Amboyna, or the Cruelties of the Dutch to the English Merchants and Alexander Pope's poem Windsor Forest. It explains that Dryden wrote the play on the eve of ... More


Commercial and Economic Relations in the Early Bourbon Period, 1700–1765

in The Economic Aspects of Spanish Imperialism in America, 1492–1810

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853235521
eISBN:
9781846313011
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846313011.008
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

This chapter examines the commercial and economic relations between Spain and Spanish America during the Bourbon monarchy under the reign of Philip and his successor Ferdinand VI, discusses ... More


“Abandon’d Wretches”: Rethinking The War on Pirates, 1713–1740

Mark G. Hanna

in Pirate Nests and the Rise of the British Empire, 1570-1740

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781469617947
eISBN:
9781469617961
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469617947.003.0011
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter examines the so-called “War on Pirates,” the period roughly between 1716 and 1726, and the factors that led to the downfall of piracy in English colonies. For generations, the English ... More


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