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The Low Countries and the new world(s)

travel, discovery, early relations

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Published by University Press of America in Lanham, MD .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Netherlands
    • Subjects:
    • Explorers -- Netherlands -- Biography -- Congresses,
    • Netherlands -- Civilization -- Congresses,
    • Netherlands -- History -- 1648-1795 -- Congresses,
    • Netherlands -- Colonies -- Economic conditions -- Congresses,
    • Netherlands -- Cultural policy -- Congresses

    • Edition Notes

      Statementedited by Johanna C. Prins ... [et al.].
      GenreBiography, Congresses.
      SeriesPublications of the American Association for Netherlandic Studies ;, 13
      ContributionsPrins, Johanna C., 1934-, Interdisciplinary Conference on Netherlandic Studies (8th : 1996 : New York, N.Y.)
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDJ71 .L68 2001
      The Physical Object
      Paginationp. cm.
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6796859M
      ISBN 100761819452
      LC Control Number00069097


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