Transforming the Dutch Republic into the Kingdom of Holland: the Netherlands between Republicanism and Monarchy (1795–1815)1

  title={Transforming the Dutch Republic into the Kingdom of Holland: the Netherlands between Republicanism and Monarchy (1795–1815)1},
  author={Martijn van der Burg},
  journal={European Review of History: Revue europ{\'e}enne d'histoire},
  pages={151 - 170}
  • M. van der Burg
  • Published 1 April 2010
  • History, Political Science
  • European Review of History: Revue européenne d'histoire
In 1806 more than two centuries of the republican form of government in the Northern Netherlands came to an end. For a long time, historiography had it that the Dutch were indifferent to the end of the Republic and the establishment of the Kingdom of Holland. The transformation was, however, a much more dynamic process than has been portrayed. King Louis Bonaparte had the difficult task of acquainting a republican people with monarchy. Even though republicanism had lost much of its appeal by… 



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