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The Dutch Navy of the Seventeenth and Eighteenth Centuries

Jaap R. Bruijn


This book is a reprint of Jaap R. Bruijn’s 1993 book, The Dutch Navy, which offers an English-language overview of the history of the Dutch Navy in the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries. It is divided into three chronological periods: the ‘old’, ‘new’, and ‘second-rate’ navy. Rather than presenting a history of naval conflict, this volume approaches Dutch naval history from the following four angles: operations, administration, officer duties, and sailor duties. It consists of a series foreword, a new introduction detailing recent developments in naval historiography, the original introduct ... More

Keywords: The Dutch Republic, Naval History, Early Modern Shipping, Dutch Shipbuilding, Privateering, Dutch Admiralties, Royal Netherlands Navy, The War of the Spanish Succession

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2011 Print ISBN-13: 9780986497353
Published to Liverpool Scholarship Online: January 2019 DOI:10.5949/liverpool/9780986497353.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Jaap R. Bruijn, author