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By Peter Burke

From the 16th during the eighteenth centuries, styles of dwelling and conversation within the Netherlands reworked dramatically as a result of advancements resembling the increase of towns and the discovery of the printing press. Now, cultural historian Peter Burke demonstrates the major function those alterations performed within the development of early glossy Dutch.

Burke casts a large internet to be able to exhibit the standards that resulted in adjustments within the Dutch language, exploring, for instance, the ever-changing dating among the vernacular and Latin, the incorporation of phrases from different languages, and the start of a circulation towards standardization. putting those developments in a pan-European context, Burke’s research of the evolution of Dutch will turn out to be illuminating studying for cultural historians in numerous fields.

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Franse taal en Nederlandse cultuur tot in de revolutietijd’, Bijdragen en Mededelingen tot de Geschiedenis van der Nederlanden  (), -. . Van der Wal and van Bree, Nederlands; Willemyns, Vlaams; Marijke van der Wal, De moedertaal centraal: standardisatie-aspecten in de Nederlanden omstreeks  (The Hague, ); Van der Sijs, Taal. . Among them W. Vandenbussche, author of Een bijdrage tot de studie van het taalgebruik van de lagere klassen in het de-eeuwse Brugge (Brussel, ) .

G. H. , Hamburg -). On Winschooten, Van der Sijs, Taal, -. Cf. Leendert Koelmans, Zeemans Lexicon: word en woordbetekenis bij Michiel de Ruyter (Zutphen, ). . ) Cultuur en maatschappij in Nederland -. Een historisch-antropologisch perspectief (Meppel and Amsterdam, ), -, at . . August Langer, Der Wortschatz des Deutschen Pietismus (Tübingen ); Marinus van Beek, An Enquiry into Puritan Vocabulary (Groningen, ); Richard Bauman, Let Your Words be Few: Symbolism of Speech and Silence among the Quakers (Cambridge, ).

Lingua Theodisca (Münster, ), -. Andries A. Verdenius, Bredero’s Dialectkunst als Hollandse Reaktie tegen zuidnederlandse taalhegemonie (Groningen, ); Jo Daan, ‘Sociolecten en stijlen bij Bredero’, Spektator , no.  (), -, at . For example, the texts preserved in the British Public Record Office and soon to be studied in detail by Dutch scholars. On one sailor, Leendert Koelmans, Het Nederlands van Michiel de Ruyter: morfologie, woordvorming, syntaxis (Assen, ).  .

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