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The Twelve Years’ Truce, 1609–1621

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/9780198211396.003.0004
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History, Economic History

It may appear strange, even bizarre, at first glance to date a fundamental reshaping of the structure of the Dutch trading system, the onset of Phase Two (which corresponds to the duration of the ... More


Marshalling the sacred, 1598–1621

Judith Pollmann

in Catholic Identity and the Revolt of the Netherlands, 1520‐1635

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199609918
eISBN:
9780191729690
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199609918.003.0007
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History, History of Religion

After Albert and Isabella became Archdukes of the Habsburg Netherlands the fusion of the religious and the political became complete. Piety and political success were very much interwoven.. This lent ... More


“The Shadow of the Cloud”: Racial Speculation and Cultural Vision in Solomon Northup’s Twelve Years a Slave

Janet Neary

in Fugitive Testimony: On the Visual Logic of Slave Narratives

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780823272891
eISBN:
9780823272945
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823272891.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

This chapter argues that as a narrative of kidnap rather than birth into slavery, Solomon Northup’s historical predicament dramatizes the rhetorical predicament of all ex-slave narrators. Northup is ... More


Good Slave Masters Don’t Exist: Lovable Racists and the Crisis of Authorship in Twelve Years a Slave

David Ikard

in Lovable Racists, Magical Negroes, and White Messiahs

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780226492469
eISBN:
9780226492773
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226492773.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, African-American Literature

Chapter One challenges the conventional reading of the slave narrative, Twelve Years a Slave, as a subversive text that strategically avoids condemning all white slave masters as evil so as not to ... More


Tax Dodgers and Smugglers

Kris Lane

in Colour of Paradise: Emeralds in the Age of the Gunpowder Empires

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300161311
eISBN:
9780300164701
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300161311.003.0008
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter describes how the rising Asian demand for Colombian emeralds coincided with the decline of the Spanish Habsburgs. The rebellion of Portugal in 1640 and final capitulation in the ... More


The Dutch-Spanish Rivalry

José Eugenio Borao Mateo

in The Spanish Experience in Taiwan, 1626–1642: The Baroque Ending of a Renaissance Endeavour

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622090835
eISBN:
9789882207417
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Discontinued
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622090835.003.0002
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter discusses the five phases of Dutch-Spanish rivalry which was characterized by a seasonal blockade of the Iberian harbors. In the first phase of the Dutch-Spanish rivalry (1600–1609), the ... More


Biblical Philology: Nothing Radical (1609–1619)

Dirk van Miert

in The Emancipation of Biblical Philology in the Dutch Republic, 1590-1670

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
August 2018
ISBN:
9780198803935
eISBN:
9780191842177
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198803935.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

Chapter 2 gives an example of how historiography has hitherto been skewed in favour of aligning philology with latitudinarian readings of the Bible. Philology was not the prerogative of the more ... More


Limitation periods

Andrew Burrows

in Remedies for Torts, Breach of Contract, and Equitable Wrongs

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
March 2021
ISBN:
9780198705932
eISBN:
9780191927294
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198705932.003.0021
Subject:
Law, Law of Obligations

Although, strictly speaking, the law of limitation is separate from the law of remedies, the two are closely connected. Moreover, it has been said to be ‘… trite law that the English Limitation ... More


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