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Author Deursen, A. Th. van (Arie Theodorus), 1931-2011.

Title Plain lives in a golden age : popular culture, religion, and society in seventeenth-century Holland / A.T. Van Deursen ; translated by Maarten Ultee
Published Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 1991

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Description viii, 408 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
Contents Machine derived contents note: 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
Analysis Netherlands
Social conditions
Notes Translation of: Het kopergeld van de Gouden Eeuw
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages [321]-397) and index
Subject Immigrants -- Netherlands -- History -- 17th century.
Popular culture -- Netherlands.
Working class -- Netherlands -- History -- 17th century.
Netherlands -- Economic conditions.
Netherlands -- Ethnology -- History -- 17th century
Netherlands -- Social conditions.
LC no. 90001684
ISBN 0521366062 (hardback)
0521367859 (paperback)
Other Titles Kopergeld van de Gouden Eeuw. English