The dutch revolt lasted longer than any other uprising in modern european historyfrom the iconoclastic fury in august 1566 to the peace of munster in january 1648. Download pdf the grand strategy of philip ii free online. This anthology is a good lead in to more specific subjects regarding the revolt. Isbn 0521200148 parker, geoffrey, 1977, the dutch revolt, penguin books, london. However the revolt had never begun with the aim of splitting from spain or of dividing the netherlands. The dutch revolt lasted longer than any other uprising in modern. The dutch revolt by geoffrey parker there is always a tendency among historians to assume that major events must have major causes whereas, in reality, small beginnings often have large consequences p16 in contrast to c. During the 1580s and 1590s, the revolt of the netherlands broke the low countries into a northern and southern part. Parker, geoffrey, 1977, the dutch revolt, penguin books, london rodriguez perez, yolanda, the dutch revolt through spanish eyes. The army of flanders and the spanish road, 15671659.
Dagomar degroot georgetown university interviews dr. Parkers first book was the army of flanders and the spanish road. The political consequences of the military inundations during the. Revised edition new edition by parker, geoffrey isbn. Oct 14, 2004 geoffrey parker studied one of the great logistical feats of early modern europe.
Why did the dutch revolt against spain geoffrey parker. The dutch revolt by geoffrey parker is one of the better works regarding this. Drawing on the archives of seven countries and on a wealth of recent research by dutch, belgian, and british historians, geoffrey parker has produced a much needed new synthesis that should certainly replace geyl as the standard account of the sixteenth centurys longest and most violent revolt. Social welfare and calvinist charity in holland, 15721620. About the author 2002 geoffrey parker is the author or editor of more than twentyfive books. Geoffrey parker andreas dorpalen professor history 105a mershon center 614. They were free to practise their own religion and were no longer beholden to spain in any way. Out of the myth of the french revolution how much out of its reality is a different question there took shape a generally accepted definithis paper was presented in slightly different form to a conference on revolu. Geoffrey parker noted, at this point, the fate of the dutch revolt hung in the balance. Military innovation and the rise of the west, 15001800, first published by cambridge university press in 1988. Based on spanish and dutch documents from archive and private collections from all over europe, the dutch revolt takes into account religions and economic, as well as political, factors, demonstrating the intricate links that tied the fate of the netherlands to that of spain, in a age when particularism was more potent that patriotism. Aug 25, 1977 the dutch revolt follows the period of time in the 1500s and early 1600s when the country we know now as the netherlands broke away from rule by the spanishhapsburg empire.
The dutch revolt geoffrey parker allen lane london 1977. To what extent can philip ii be blamed for the dutch revolt. The dutch revolt geoffrey parker national library of. A list of the major revolts and revolutions around the world between 1635 and 1666 see facing page demonstrates that, although western europe and east asia formed the heartland of.
It also gave rise to a war that lasted longer and affected more people than any previous conflict. Treason in the northern quarter princeton university press. While im sure this was covered in my ap european history class, as an adult id completely forgotten that at one point the dutch were ruled by the spanish, or that the. Parker, geoffrey, 1979b, spain and the netherlands 15591659. The dutch revolt against spanish rule in the sixteenth century was a formative event in european history. Historiography of the dutch revolt has traditionally emphasised that it was painful. Summary of dutch revolt causes linkedin slideshare. The dutch revolt did result in a victory for the united provinces. Carla gardina pestana, journal of world history, xxvi 2015, 141180 17 imprudent king. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders. The dutch revolt by geoffrey parker and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at. Self and other in historical and literary texts of golden age spain c. Parker has published widely on the social, political and military history of early.
The dutch revolt geoffrey parker snippet view 1977. Military innovation and the rise of the west, 15001800, first published by cambridge university press in 1988 he holds his ba, ma, phd and litt. The political rediscovery of the dutch revolt in the. He is andreas dorpelan professor of history at ohio state university. William of orange strived for a united netherlands even until his death in 1584. Wedgwoods william the silent which was a great man view, rather top down, with hints thatwhat the great man needed above all was a truly great woman view spoiler such. Buy the dutch revolt pelican new edition by parker, geoffrey isbn. The political rediscovery of the dutch revolt in the seventeenth. Janssen the journal of ecclesiastical history volume 63 issue 04 october 2012, pp 671 692 doi. From belfast to barcelona and the hague geoffrey parker abstract michael roberts launched his celebrated military revolution idea in a lecture delivered at the queens university, belfast. The title of this englishlanguage book is not the dutch revolt tha. The journal of ecclesiastical history researchgate.
Noel geoffrey parker, fba born nottingham, united kingdom, 25 december 1943 is a british historian specialising in spanish and military history of the early modern era. Moreover, as not only parker but also dutch historians like johan huizinga and ernst. The origins of the dutch revolt geoffrey parker examines the reasons philip ii of spain was drawn into a lengthy and bitter conflict with his low country provinces. From the 1590s until 1648 there were hostilities in asia, africa and america by sea and land, as well as in and around europe. Buy the dutch revolt pelican new edition by geoffrey parker isbn. The revolt of the netherlands against spanish rule, also known as the eighty provinces of the netherlands dutch republic and the kingdom of spain did not. The dutch revolt of the sixteenth century lasted longer than any other rebellion in european history. Parker, geoffrey, 1977, the dutch revolt, penguin books, london. Written by a well known expert on early modern europe, the dutch revolt provides the relevant background detail, essential narrative, and analysis needed to understand the major features of the dutch rebellion. This book tried to explain why spain the only western superpower of its day failed to suppress the dutch revolt.
The logistics of spanish victory and defeat in the low countries wars, 15671659 1972. Treason in the northern quarter is an impressive study that presents the true nature of the dutch revolt and the horror that civil war and revolution bring to ordinary people. Philip ii of spain duke of alva margaret of parma william of orange 7. Parker, 978014928, available at book depository with free delivery worldwide. Aims to understand the key causes of the dutch revolt evaluate the amount of blame which can be attributed to philip ii 2. Military innovation and the rise of the west, 15001800 1988, the winner of two book prizes, philip ii 1978, now in its third edition, the grand strategy of philip ii 1998 the dutch revolt revised edition, 1984, and the thirty years war revised edition, 1997. The origins and development of the dutch revolt brings together in one volume the latest scholarship from leading experts in the field, to illuminate why the dutch revolted, the way events unfolded and how they gained independence. Geoffrey parker asserts that the enduring english view of philip the prudent is clouded by libellous sectarianism and bad history. Curriculum vitae geoffrey parker department of history 5110. Geoffrey parker about human responses to climatic cooling in the seventeeth century. Geoffrey parker, author of the thirty years war and the grand strategy of philip ii. Nierop, henk van, 2001, alvas thronemaking sense of the revolt of the netherlands, in graham darby ed, the origins and development of the dutch revolt routledge. Parker draws extensively on a largely dutch and belgian secondary literature unavailable to english speaking readers.749 1349 981 299 671 1522 434 853 74 850 210 473 526 1377 1269 1435 1049 1051 440 1415 530 526 1076 670 1193 509 631 1330 939 568 985 447 347 1150 189 91 450 807 52 348 1243 302 1363 716 513 1233