By Michael Wintle

ISBN-10: 0511019335

ISBN-13: 9780511019333

ISBN-10: 0521782953

ISBN-13: 9780521782951

This booklet offers a complete account of Dutch historical past within the "long" 19th century. during this attention-grabbing and instructive interval the rustic observed super fast inhabitants progress, extraordinary loss of life premiums, remarkable fertility, a few of the quickest financial development on the planet, a uniquely huge and effective carrier zone, an unlimited and ecocnomic abroad empire, and relative tolerance. this is often the one single-authored publication at the moment to be had in this an important interval of Dutch historical past, and it'll be of relevant value to Dutch experts, in addition to ecu historians extra in general.

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Ramaer, ‘Middelpunten’, 209. , Stedebouw, especially pp. 174–9. , Patterns, especially chapter 8, on the Randstad. –» Van Houtte, Economische en sociale geschiedenis, 225. –… Ramaer, ‘Middelpunten’, 209; see also Koopmans, Dordrecht, on the staid progress of this provincial town in the nineteenth century. 34 Demography, and the health of the nation relentless expansion of such towns in the last quarter of the century, both at home and abroad, was eventually the saviour of Dutch agriculture. 2.

Koenen, De Nederlandsche boerenstand, 100. œÕ De Meere, Economische ontwikkeling, 34–6; Van der Woude, ‘Bevolking en gezin’, 27–8; Horlings, The economic development, 322–4. Demographic indicators 33 size: these towns maintained their share of the population until the 1870s, and then began to decline in relative terms. 5 per cent of its population living in cities of more than 100,000 inhabitants, and a further 13 per cent living in towns of more than 20,000. œœ The number of really large towns in the country was small: Rotterdam, The Hague and perhaps Utrecht, with Amsterdam towering above them all.

Ramaer, ‘Middelpunten’, 209. , Stedebouw, especially pp. 174–9. , Patterns, especially chapter 8, on the Randstad. –» Van Houtte, Economische en sociale geschiedenis, 225. –… Ramaer, ‘Middelpunten’, 209; see also Koopmans, Dordrecht, on the staid progress of this provincial town in the nineteenth century. 34 Demography, and the health of the nation relentless expansion of such towns in the last quarter of the century, both at home and abroad, was eventually the saviour of Dutch agriculture. 2.

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