THE EMBARRASSMENT OF RICHES: An Interpretation Of Dutch Culture In The Golden Age

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Scholarly, exhaustively researched, packed with highly esoteric information, this massive study is less daunting than it might seem at first glance, thanks to Schama's lively writing style and his eye for the colorful and thought-provoking detail. Specialized, but likely to instruct and, more importantly, entertain the general reader. Focusing his attention on the Netherlands during the 17th ... Read full review

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When I went to uni in 1987 to study History of Art, the year that this book was published, its impact was immediate. The most influential lecturers were talking Schama: 'the sacred and the profane ... Read full review

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