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By Dr. R. Baetens, Dr. H. Balthazar, Dr. H. Van Dijk, Mrs. Rosemary Duke, Dr. P. J. Van Kessel, Dr. D. J. Roorda, Mrs. dr. Nicolette Van Santen-Mout, Dr. E. Stols, Dr. K. W. Swart, Dr. B. A. Sijes, Dr. C. A. Tamse (auth.)

In the Survey of modern historic Works, which in response to customized concludes this IXth quantity of the Acta, is a observe of the new 'Report of the Dutch learn, with feedback for destiny development'. this type of file may well simply be categorized as an try and deliver strain to endure on monetary assets for help of a just a little missed department of medical attempt, certainly as a symptom of the present affliction of notatitis. a up to date precise factor 'Regeren door notas', of the periodical Beleid and Maatschappij, March-April 1976, discusses this critical Dutch epidemic of professional note-writing, for any function, on any subject, at any time, by way of any kind of legitimate committee to any type of reliable physique. yet no matter if such have been the single reason behind the construction of this record, which certainly it isn't, the document will stand by itself ft, as major and of end result. generally, in spite of the fact that, this document makes unhappy interpreting. it is going to appear that Dutch historic study and historiography lags some distance at the back of similar overseas advancements. There are stated to be colossal gaps in wisdom of and perception into almost all fields of the Dutch earlier and additionally a complete loss of modem sophistication. unavoidably, presently stylish recommendations reminiscent of programming, co-ordination, and teamwork are recommended as fascinating, and a choice is expressed for the at present very popular socio-historical approach.

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De reis om de wereld van loris van Spilbergen, 1614-1617. Werken Linschoten-Vereeniging, XLVII (The Hague, 1943) I, 15-6. 42. Boxer, Portuguese Seaborne Empire, 40. 43. 'Henceforth the access to India seems to become difficult for the Flemish and this because of the Dutch traitors', J. Andriessen, De lezuieten en her samenhorigheidsbesef der Nederlanden, 1585-1648 (Antwerp, 1957) 46. 40. 40 SOUTHERN NETHERLANDS & DUTCH EAST AND WEST INDIA COMPANIES length of their residence, marriage to a Portuguese woman or their properties.

The young Henry Wotton, later to become a great diplomat, is one of the very few of Blotius' friends to raise the delicate subject of a sensational conversion in the circle of the Huis der Liefde: Justus Lipsius has fallen from a dubious faith into an indubitable heresy and has fled from Leiden to Louvain, after having written a letter to his wife, stating only that she must follow or perish. 80 These almost idyllic circumstances for close friendly relations between humanists in the Low Countries and central Europe came to an end naturally.

The crews of these ships, whether they were Portuguese or partly Dutch offered little or no resistance to the pirates, accepting capture passively, perhaps in the hope of being allowed a share of the loot. Philip II was very worried about these easy surrenders. 34 The reason for this slack attitude was not so much sympathy felt for the revolt, but the extremely low wages and the irregular payment on board the Portuguese ships. The consul of the Germans and the Netherlands at Lisbon, Conrado Rott, looked upon this as one of the major causes of Portuguese losses.

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