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John de Witt, statesman of the true freedom

by Herbert Harvey Rowen

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Published by Cambridge University Press in Cambridge, New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Netherlands
    • Subjects:
    • Witt, Johan de, 1625-1672.,
    • Statesmen -- Netherlands -- Biography.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementHerbert H. Rowen.
      ContributionsRowen, Herbert Harvey.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDJ173.W7 R682 1986
      The Physical Object
      Paginationvii, 236 p. ;
      Number of Pages236
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2866210M
      ISBN 100521303915
      LC Control Number84029387

      This lets us into the true reason why king Charles II. always considered the de Witt administration as opposite to his interest in Holland, and why, on the other hand, the de Witts and their friends considered king Charles as an implacable enemy; and chose rather to repose a confidence in France than to enter, after the breach of the triple. John de Witt Statesman of the 'True Freedom' HERBERT H. ROWEN This is a short, stylish biography of one of the great statesmen of early modern Europe, John de Witt (), who guided the destinies of the Dutch Republic for two decades. Professor Rowen portrays this man of great intelligence and strength of will both for the inherent drama of.

      Europe Bibliography General and Miscellaneous England, Scotland, and Ireland France Rowen, Herbert H., John de Witt, Grand Pensionary of Holland, Princeton, Rowen, Herbert H., John de Witt: Statesman of the “True Freedom. The "True Freedom" That dispersion of power, though seen by many, then and later, as a major weakness of the Republic, was actually the foundation stone of De Witt's political system, that he called de Ware Vrijheid (the "True Freedom"). We have already seen that De Witt primarily defended Oldenbarnevelt's and Grotius' claim to supremacy of (Holland's) provincial sovereignty over the.

      John Fabian Witt is the Allen H. Duffy Class of Professor of Law at Yale Law School, a professor in the Yale history department, and a Guggenheim Foundation fellow. His work has appeared in The New York Times, Slate, the Harvard Law Review, and the Yale Law Journal, among other is the author of The Accidental Republic, which was awarded book prizes by the Harvard Press Released on: J For De Witt, the essence of what he later called the 'True Freedom', that is, republican government, was the sharing of power amongst those fitted by background, education, and training to exercise it, this dispersal of influence and the consultation, and compromise, that goes with it being the most effective mechanism for checking abuse and.


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The author describes De Witt's youth, Dutch society of his day, and his central part in the domestic and foreign politics of the Dutch Republic from to He puts De Witt's relation to the House of Orange in a new light, more subtle than in the traditional by: ↑ Johan de Witt at Heren van Holland (Dutch) ↑ Anna de Witt at Heren van Holland (Dutch) ↑ Rowen, Herbert H.

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