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Embarrassment of Riches An Interpretation of Dutch Culture in the Golden Age

ISBN-10: 0394510755

ISBN-13: 9780394510750

Edition: N/A

Authors: Simon Schama

List price: $50.00
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In a brilliantly inventive work, bestselling author Simon Schama explores the enigma of 17th-century Holland, a nation that attained an unprecedented level of affluence, yet lived in constant dread of being corrupted by prosperity. Drawing on a vast array of period documents and sumptuously reproduced art, THE EMBARRASSMENT OF RICHES throbs with life on every page. 314 photos & illustrations.Copyright © Libri GmbH. All rights reserved.
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Book details

List price: $50.00
Publisher: Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group
Publication date: 6/12/1987
Binding: Hardcover
Size: 7.00" wide x 9.75" long x 2.00" tall
Weight: 3.344
Language: English

Simon Schama is the author of The Embarrassment of Riches, Citizens, Landscape and Memory, and most recently, Rembrandt's Eyes. He is currently Old Dominion Professor of the Humanities at Columbia University. The second installment of his epic history of Britain is due to be published in April 2001.