Temptation in the Archives: Essays in Golden Age Dutch Culture
Temptation in the Archives is a collection of essays by Lisa Jardine, that takes readers on a journey through the Dutch Golden Age. Through the study of such key figures as Sir Constantjin Huygens, a Dutch polymath and diplomat, we begin to see the Anglo-Dutch cultural connections that formed during this period against the backdrop of unfolding political events in England.Temptation in the Archives paints a picture of a unique relationship between the Netherlands and England in the 17th century forged through a shared experience – and reveals the lessons we can learn from it today.
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Six recent lectures by Lisa Jardine, collected in one handy volume. Each focuses on the Huygens family and the role of its members in the Anglo-Dutch cultural and political exchanges of the late ... Read full review
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