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How the Dutch First Got Bougie

A Discussion of Bourgeois Equality Chapter 35 “The Dutch Preached Bourgeois Virtue”

a picture of a canal “street” in Amsterdam, Netherlands
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In the mood for some Dutch history? When are you not, am I right?

If you are anything like me, your historical knowledge of Dutch history is thin. So in this chapter, Dr. McCloskey is making note of various historical events that influenced the…



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