Dutch History in European Context 1200-1800

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Doel vak

Extend knowledge about the medieval and early-modern history of the
Netherlands. Learn to use academic texts as extra sources of additional
information. Understand problems in the field of interest. Reproduce and
interpret information and summarize the state of knowledge on topics
within the field of interest.

Inhoud vak

This course focuses on the in many respects extraordinary and singular
history of the northern Low Countries between 1200 and 1800. By
combining a chronological and a thematic approach, a survey will be
offered of the history of the geographical area now known as the
Netherlands. Themes like the Modern Devotion and late-medieval popular
piety, state-formation under the Burgundian Dukes, the highly
sophisticated and intricate water management, the Dutch Revolt and the
Reformation in the sixteenth century ,the Dutch Republic (1581-1795),
Dutch dominance in international trade, and the period of French
domination including the Napoleonic era will be discussed. The emphasis
will be on political, religious, socio-economic and socio-cultural




Written exam.


Academic articles that are easily accessible via digital editions. Their
titles will be announced via Canvas before the start of the course.


Students BA3 Humanities; exchange students with a sufficient knowledge
of medieval and early modern history of Europe.

Overige informatie

This course is part of the minor ‘European History and Culture

Algemene informatie

Vakcode L_GABAALG009
Studiepunten 6 EC
Periode P1
Vakniveau 100
Onderwijstaal Engels
Faculteit Faculteit der Geesteswetenschappen
Vakcoördinator prof. dr. F.A. van Lieburg
Examinator dr. A.L. Tervoort
Docenten dr. A.L. Tervoort

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