Plain Lives in a Golden Age: Popular Culture, Religion and Society in Seventeenth-Century Holland

Plain Lives in a Golden Age: Popular Culture, Religion and Society in Seventeenth-Century Holland

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ISBN-13: 9780521366069
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 08/22/1991
Pages: 418
Product dimensions: 7.01(w) x 10.00(h) x 1.18(d)

Table of Contents

List of illustrations; Preface to the English edition; Part I. Daily Bread: 1. People of little wisdom and limited power; 2. The attraction of Holland; 3. Outside the community; 4. Honest poverty; 5. Paths upward; Part II. Popular Culture: 6. Women and girls; 7. The natural life; 8. Upbringing; 9. Popular reading and the supply of news; Part III. People and Government: 10. The government; 11. Money; 12. The community; 13. The war; Part IV. Hell and Heaven: 14. Popular belief; 15. Calvinists; 16. Catholics; 17. Mennonites; Afterword; Notes; Bibliography; Index.

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