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The Kingdom of the Netherlands (Koninkrijk der Nederlanden)

  • M. R. Haberfeld
  • Joseph F. King
  • Charles Andrew Lieberman
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Abstract

The modern history of the Netherlands dates back to 1579, when the Dutch United Provinces declared their independence from Spain. During the seventeenth century, the Netherlands became a leading seafaring and commercial power, with settlements and colonies around the world. After a 20-year French occupation, the Kingdom of the Netherlands was formed in 1815, which included the region, which is now Belgium, which seceded in 1830 and formed a separate kingdom.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • M. R. Haberfeld
    • 1
  • Joseph F. King
    • 1
  • Charles Andrew Lieberman
    • 1
  1. 1.City University of New York, John Jay college of Criminal JusticeNew YorkUSA

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