History of the Netherlands __ "The present-day
territory of the Netherlands has been inhabited since the paleolithic. The
historical period sets in with the Roman Empire, as the parts south of the
Rhine were included in the province of Gallia Belgica, and later of Germania
Inferior..." An encyclopedic article with links to related materials.
- illustrated - From wikipedia -
History of the Netherlands __ "Historical accounts
of the Netherlands date from the 1st century BC, when Roman forces conquered
Germanic and Celtic tribes inhabiting the area. Under Roman rule, peace and
prosperity prevailed for more than 250 years... " A good general look
at Netherlands history along with other information about the country. -
From thehollandring.com -
History of the Netherlands __ "The name
Netherlands, or Low Countries, has been given historically to the entire
region around the waterways of the Rhine delta. The low-lying coastal plain,
needing the protection of dikes against the constant threat of flooding,..."
You will find a multi-page Netherlands history beginning with the 1st
century. - From historyworld.net -
History of the United
Netherlands from the Death of William the Silent to the Twelve Year's Truce
__ Free, downloadable book. - From gutenberg.org -
Netherlands: History __ "One of the Low Countries,
the Netherlands did not have a unified history until the late 15th cent."
A good overview of the history of the Netherlands along with other
information about the country. - From infoplease.com -
Netherlands History __ "The Netherland's early
history is linked with Belgium and Luxembourg; the three were known as the
'Low Countries' until the 16th century, when the present-day Netherlands'
boundaries were roughly drawn." A colorful history of the Netherlands.
- From lonelyplanet.com. -
Netherlands History __ "Since the early Middle
Ages, the region of the Low Countries had not only established itself as one
of the most prosperous parts of Europe but also, paradoxically, as one of
the most politically unstable." A general look at Netherlands history
along with additional information about the Netherlands. - From iexplore.com
The Virtual Jewish History Tour - Netherlands __
"The great Jewish presence in the Netherlands began and ended in tragedy:
The first Jews came after being expelled from Spain, and the huge community
was decimated 350 years later by the Holocaust." A good look at the
history of the Jewish people and the Netherlands. - illustrated - From