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The Embarrassment of Riches,
This review is from: The Embarrassment of Riches: An Interpretation of Dutch Culture in the Golden Age (Paperback)
I purchased this excellent book as a reference for my BA (hons) degree dissertation which I am in the process of writing. The book was recommended by my tutor as part of my reading material. I keep dipping into the pages and I must say that those areas that I have used for my research, so far, have been most helpful and enlightening I shall not be using the book to read from cover to cover(700 pages),for it is not intended to be a novel but will use it as a reference to assist me in theorising my subject. The book is well written and extremely well researched. The bibliography is endless and the references are numerous. Michael Schama's enthusiasm for his subject is obvious. The book also contains an abundance of images helping him to make his point.
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