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Drawing on huge new learn, and bringing a lot new scholarship prior to English readers for the 1st time, this wide-ranging quantity examines how wisdom was once created and circulated through the Dutch Empire, and the way those strategies in comparison with these of the Imperial Britain, Spain, and Russia.

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