The Complete Works of John L. Motley V1: The Rise of the Dutch Republic a History (1900) (Paperback)

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JOHN LOTEROP MOTLEY - The position of Motley in the world of letters is unique. He was the first American historian to tell the story of a foreign country with such fullness of research, with such scholmly ability, and with such wide general acceptance, that his work at once became a classic. Prescot Ticknor, and Irving had indeed preceded him, and with the supposcd advantage of writing upon more rctmantia and fascinating subjects, because dealing with tlro older and southern Europe. Yet MotIey showed that not only could the glory of romance enhalo even a little northern country mapped in fog and cloud, but that the actual facts when set in sober narrative made the story more wonderfnl than that of Spain, while vastly more morally beitntiful and more helpful to the lover of liberty..........

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Publisher Kessinger Publishing
Mfg Part# 9781104910914
SKU 212146367
Format Paperback
ISBN10 1104910918
Release Date 9/8/2009
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Book Format Paperback
Number of Pages 0500
Publisher Kessinger Publishing
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