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Holland as a Body Politic, II: Seeds of Discord

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/9780199209118.003.0010
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

Holland's Baltic trade flourished as never before, and skilled immigrants helped revive local industries. But prosperity raised a political issue: should Holland trade with provinces loyal to Spain? ... More


Holland as a Body Politic, I: The Habsburg Era, to 1567

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/9780199209118.003.0004
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

Was Holland a mere collection of towns? Or was it a body politic? Clearly it was both. Towns were divided not just by local rivalries but by repeated clashes over the inland waterway: while cities ... More


Introduction

Jonathan I. Israel

in Dutch Primacy in World Trade, 1585–1740

Published in print:
1990
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198211396
eISBN:
9780191678196
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198211396.003.0001
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History, Economic History

This book explains the formation of the Dutch world entrepôt at the end of the sixteenth century, and its subsequent development, in rather different terms from those of Fernand Braudel and others ... More


Baltic Timber-Trade under Sail: An Example of the Persistence of Old Techniques

Yrjö Kaukiainen

in Sail and Steam: Selected Maritime Writings of Yrjö Kaukiainen

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780973007374
eISBN:
9781786944672
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780973007374.003.0012
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This chapter explores the survival of traditional shipping despite the emergence of revolutionary changes in the shipping world during the late nineteenth century. It examines the reasons for the ... More


The Growth and Development of the Port of Dundee in the Nineteenth and Early Twentieth Centuries

William Kenefick

in Victorian Dundee: Image and Realities

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9781845860912
eISBN:
9781474406062
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781845860912.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Scottish Studies

This chapter examines the development of Dundee into a major east coast port with direct trading links with the Baltic and North America. It identifies the harbour as a key point of growth and a ... More


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