The Embarrassment of Riches
An Interpretation of Dutch Culture in the Golden AgeBook - 1987
In a brilliantly inventive work, bestselling author Simon Schama explores the enigma of 17th-century Holland, a nation that attained an unprecedented level of affluence, yet lived in constant dread of being corrupted by prosperity. Drawing on a vast array of period documents and sumptuously reproduced art, THE EMBARRASSMENT OF RICHES throbs with life on every page. 314 photos & illustrations. Copyright © Libri GmbH. All rights reserved.
Publisher: New York : Knopf : Distributed by Random House, 1987
Edition: 1st ed
Characteristics: xiii, 698 p. : ill. ; 25 cm