1688. THE SEABORNE ALLIANCE AND DIPLOMATIC REVOLUTION. PROCEEDINGS OF THE INTERNATIONAL SYMPOSIUM HELD AT THE NATIONAL MARITIME MUSEUM, GREENWICH 5-6 OCTOBER 1988.

Wilson, Charles. & Proctor, David. (Eds.).


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NMM, 1st.ed., 1989. 176 pp., profusely illustrated. Pict. c.c., 21 x 20cm. V.G.+. In 1988, as part of the William & Mary Tercentenary, a lively symposium was held at Greenwich in which a distinguished panel of English and Dutch speakers attracted a large audience to hear read original lectures on Anglo-Dutch maritime affairs of the 17th century. These are the published papers from that event with contributions from Prof. Charles Wilson, Dr. Alan McGowan, Richard Ollard, Dr. Helen Wallis and Alan Pearsall. The book is profusely illustrated and topics include : Anglo-Dutch Maritime Relations to 1702. William and the English. The Dutch Republic and the ‘Glorious Revolution’ of 1688/89 in England. The Dutch Navy in its Political and Social Economic Setting of the 17th Century. Dutch contributions to the development of navigation technology in the 17th Century. Anglo-Dutch Trade c.1660-1760. The Dutch influence on British Shipbuilding. The World of William & Mary in Asian Seas 1688-1702. Pepys and the Diarists’ Perception of English Policies. The Artists’ Perception of the Struggle. Maps, charts and diplomacy in the Glorious Revolution. The Invasion Voyage : some nautical thoughts. Etc.


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