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Will Phillips

Bibliography 10: Primary Sources

A bibliography of primary sources relating to the Renaissance era Netherlands—original texts, English translations, and modern scholarly collections of the same. As part of this larger Dutch and Flemish Studies Bibliography, a focus is on English translations, but a number of Dutch and French language documents are included.

Bibliography 09: Biographies

A bibliography of biographies of the many important, influential, or otherwise interesting individuals who called the Low Countries home or played a significant role in the turmoil and cultural Renaissance that occurred there. Part of a larger Dutch and Flemish Studies Bibliography.

Bibliography 08: Economics and Colonialism

A bibliography focused on the economics, industry, exploration, and colonial impacts of the Dutch in this era. While most of these works focus on the sixteenth century, there are those works that overlap or solely address the economic and colonial power the Dutch Republic would become in the 1600s. Part of a larger Dutch and Flemish Studies Bibliography.

Bibliography 07: Arms and Warfare

A bibliography of works about the remarkable and consequential “military revolution” that was playing itself out on battlefields, in sieges, and by recruiters in town squares and taverns. Armies of pikemen, musketeers, cannons, and cavalry were growing larger, and it was a challenge to pay these massed forces. Part of a larger Dutch and Flemish Studies Bibliography.

Bibliography 06: Arts and Natural Philosophy

A bibliography focused on how the arts and the burgeoning world of natural philosophy (that would in time evolve into the scientific method) appeared in the Renaissance-era Netherlands. This is the realm of the chambers of rhetoric and the minds of Simon Stevin and Carolus Clusius. Part of a larger Dutch and Flemish Studies Bibliography.

Bibliography 05: Print Culture and Cartography

A bibliography of works covering the revolution in print culture (printing, typefaces, publishing, mass media prints, cultural impact) and the “Golden Age of Cartography” that occurred in the Low Countries. Part of a larger Dutch and Flemish Studies Bibliography.

Bibliography 04: Religion and Education

A bibliography focusing on the religious developments and turmoil of the Renaissance-era Low Countries—Calvinism, religious exile, and smaller sects—as well as educational efforts of Humanist scholars and the university at Leiden. Part of a larger Dutch and Flemish Studies Bibliography.