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Geyl, Pieter 1887-1966

Overview
Works: 560 works in 1,692 publications in 5 languages and 18,201 library holdings
Genres: History  Biography  Sources  Drama 
Roles: Author, Translator, Correspondent, Recipient, Editor, wpr, Honoree, Compiler, Author of introduction, Other, Composer
Classifications: DJ156, 949.203
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Most widely held works by Pieter Geyl
The revolt of the Netherlands, 1555-1609 by Pieter Geyl( Book )

81 editions published between 1932 and 1988 in English and held by 2,008 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Napoleon, for and against by Pieter Geyl( Book )

105 editions published between 1938 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 1,960 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Makes the case for comparing Napoleon to Hitler in their conquests and how they treated the conquered peoples. Compares the two revolutions under each dictator which were animated by principles that were diametrically opposed. Napoleon attempted to break with new legislation what resistance was left in the old society; he intensified his power in the State by means of a centralized administration; he suppressed not only all organized influence or control and expression of opinion, but free thought itself; he hated the intellect, and he entered upon a struggle with the Church which he had first attempted to enslave; and he thought that with censorship, police, and propaganda he would be able to fashion the mind to his wish
Debates with historians by Pieter Geyl( Book )

82 editions published between 1955 and 1974 in 3 languages and held by 1,611 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Netherlands in the seventeenth century by Pieter Geyl( Book )

33 editions published between 1961 and 1989 in English and French and held by 1,141 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Use and abuse of history by Pieter Geyl( Book )

29 editions published between 1955 and 1970 in English and held by 934 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Orange and Stuart, 1641-1672 by Pieter Geyl( Book )

36 editions published between 1939 and 2001 in 3 languages and held by 931 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Encounters in history by Pieter Geyl( Book )

28 editions published between 1961 and 1977 in English and Undetermined and held by 901 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Pattern of the past: can we determine it? by Pieter Geyl( Book )

23 editions published between 1949 and 1975 in English and Undetermined and held by 843 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dutch civilisation in the seventeenth century, and other essays by Johan Huizinga( Book )

23 editions published between 1968 and 1969 in English and Multiple languages and held by 765 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ben shu fen shang xia liang bu.Di yi bu"lun ni de lan",Jie du he lan de huang jin shi dai ji sui hou de shuai luo;Di er bu"lun li shi",Jiang shu he lan zai ou zhou de du te jiao se he zuo zhe ben ren du te de zhi xue zhi lu
History of the Low Countries : episodes and problems by Pieter Geyl( Book )

24 editions published in 1964 in English and held by 475 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses historical questions related to men and events in Holland's history from 1566 to 1957
From Ranke to Toynbee; five lectures on historians and historiographical problems by Pieter Geyl( Book )

13 editions published in 1952 in English and held by 270 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Memorable description of the East Indian voyage, 1618-25 by Willem Ysbrandsz Bontekoe( Book )

11 editions published between 1929 and 2005 in English and held by 238 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bontekoe's East Indian Voyage was one of the most popular books in which the Dutch seventeenth century public delighted and it continued to be reprinted throughout the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries
Geschiedenis van de Nederlandse stam by Pieter Geyl( Book )

59 editions published between 1751 and 1962 in 4 languages and held by 175 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

History of the Dutch-speaking peoples : 1555-1648 by Pieter Geyl( Book )

6 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 140 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A beautiful play of Lancelot of Denmark; how he fell in love with a lady who waited upon his mother by Lanseloet van Denemarken( Book )

13 editions published between 1923 and 1924 in English and held by 123 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Netherlands in the seventeenth century by Pieter Geyl( Book )

in English and held by 122 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

La révolution batave, 1783-1798 by Pieter Geyl( Book )

12 editions published in 1971 in French and held by 121 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Toynbee's answer by Pieter Geyl( Book )

17 editions published in 1961 in 3 languages and held by 113 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jahangir's India, the Remonstrantie of Francisco Pelsaert by Francisco Pelsaert( Book )

13 editions published between 1925 and 2001 in English and Undetermined and held by 111 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Social life, customs, and trade in 17th century India, as reported by a Dutch traveler
The Netherlands divided (1609-1648) by Pieter Geyl( Book )

5 editions published in 1936 in English and held by 99 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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History of the Dutch-speaking peoples : 1555-1648
Alternative Names
Geyl, P.

Geyl, P. 1887-1966

Geyl, P. (Pieter), 1887-1966

Geyl, Pieter

Geyl, Pieter 1887-1966

Geyl, Pieter C. 1887-1966

Geyl, Pieter Cathariens Arie 1887-1966

Geyl, Pieter Catharinus Arie.

Geyl, Pieter Catharinus Arie 1887-1966

Geyl, Pieter Catharinus Arle 1887-1966

Pieter Geyl

Pieter Geyl Dutch historian

Pieter Geyl niederländischer Historiker

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Memorable description of the East Indian voyage, 1618-25History of the Dutch-speaking peoples : 1555-1648