History of Holland

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(4.4 stars; 8 reviews)

The title, "History of Holland," given to this volume is fully justified by the predominant part which the great maritime province of Holland took in the War of Independence and throughout the whole of the subsequent history of the Dutch state and people.(Summary from book prologue) (19 hr 43 min)


General Preface, Prologue 6:44 Read by Esther
The Burgundian Netherlands 28:06 Read by Esther
Habsburg Rule in the Netherlands 38:34 Read by Marian Brown
The Prelude to the Revolt 48:29 Read by Kirsten Ferreri
The Revolt of the Netherlands 1:07:09 Read by Riccardo Fasol
William the Silent 36:58 Read by Gesine
The Beginnings of the Dutch Republic 1:08:13 Read by Marloes Schoonheim
The System of Government 24:51 Read by Cori Samuel
The Twelve Years' Truce 21:35 Read by Esther
Maurice and Oldenbarneveldt 32:14 Read by hefyd
From the end of the Twelve Years' Truce to the Peace of Munster, 1621-1648. The… 54:10 Read by hefyd
The East and West India Companies. Commercial and Economic Expansion . 1:22:41 Read by Jim Mowatt
Letters, Science and Art 49:34 Read by Cori Samuel
The Stadholderate of William II. The Great Assembly 25:06 Read by Sibella Denton
Rise of John de Witt. The First English War 30:38 Read by Fracture
The Administration of John de Witt, 1654-1665, from the Peace of Westminster to… 29:25 Read by hefyd
The last years of De Witt's Administration, 1665-1672. The Second English War. … 41:42 Read by hefyd
The Stadholderate of William II. The Great Assembly 17:53 Read by Jim Mowatt
The Stadholderate of William III, 1672-1688 38:29 Read by Marloes Schoonheim
The King-Stadholder, 1688-1702 30:46 Read by Cori Samuel
The War of the Spanish Succession and the Treaties of Utrecht, 1702-1715 36:30 Read by Jim Mowatt
The Stadholderless Republic, 1715-1740 22:47 Read by Esther
The Austrian Succession War and William IV, 1740-1751 27:16 Read by Sibella Denton
The Regency of Anne and of Brunswick, 1751-1766 12:05 Read by Sibella Denton
William V. First Period, 1766-1780 13:14 Read by Sibella Denton
Stadholderate of William V (continued), 1780-1788. The English War. Patriot Mov… 26:44 Read by Sibella Denton
The Orange Restoration. Downfall of the Republic, 1788-1795 18:50 Read by Cori Samuel
The Batavian Republic, 1795-1806 34:00 Read by Sibella Denton
The Kingdom of Holland and the French Annexation, 1806-1814 27:34 Read by Cori Samuel
The Formation of the Kingdom of the Netherlands, 1814-1815 24:28 Read by Esther
The Kingdom of the Netherlands--Union of Holland and Belgium, 1815-1830 37:21 Read by Ezwa
The Belgian Revolution. The Separation of Holland and Belgium, 1830-1842 47:07 Read by Ezwa
William I abdicates. Reign of William II. Revision of the Constitution, 1842-18… 15:51 Read by Cori Samuel
Reign of William III to the death of Thorbecke, 1849-1872 22:34 Read by Menno
The later reign of William III, and the Regency of Queen Emma, 1872-1898 23:48 Read by Menno
The Reign of Queen Wilhelmina, 1898-1917 9:05 Read by Menno
Epilogue 11:20 Read by Esther


Good reading but difficult to understand the dutch names

(4 stars)

I am dutch and it is often difficult to understand the dutch names of places and people due to the accent of the readers.