Author Results for Suze Zijlstra

Book Review-‘Zeegang: Zeevarend Nederland in de achttiende eeuw’ by J. R. Bruijn

By Suze Zijlstra

The Dutch have a long tradition of maritime historiography that emphasized the admirals, the merchant companies, and great sea battles. Jaap Bruijn, professor emeritus of maritime history at Leiden University, greatly contributed to changing this field. He looked at the common sailor as much as he researched the people in charge, as can be seen […] Read More

Filed under: Eighteenth Century
Subjects include: Manpower & Life at Sea