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The Netherlands

The Netherlands

By Mary MacGregor. Illustrated by A. D. McCormick. A sweeping account from master history storyteller Mary MacGregor dealing with the tumultuous period of the Eighty Years’ War, or “Dutch Revolt,” and its main protagonists, the Spanish King Philip II, William I, Prince of Orange, the Duke of Alba, Don John of Austria, and the Duke of Anjou, all set against the dramatic and violent story of the establishment of the first modern republic in Europe.

The Thirty Year’s War: 1618–1648

The Thirty Year’s War: 1618–1648

By Samuel Rawson Gardiner. One of the most complete histories of this inter-Christian war, fought mainly in the heartland of present-day Germany, in which up to 40 percent of the… Read more »

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