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Makeshift freedom seekers: Dutch travellers in Europe, 1815-1914

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This thesis questions a series of assumptions concerning the nineteenth- and early-twentieth-century modernization of European spaces. Current scholarship tends to concur with essayistic texts and images by contemporary intellectuals that technological and organizational developments increased the freedom of movement of those living in western-European societies, while at the same time alienating them from each other and from their environment. I assess this claim with the help of Dutch tr...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
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HUMS
Department:
History Faculty
Oxford college:
University College
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Division:
HUMS
Department:
History Faculty
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HUMS
Department:
History Faculty
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Division:
HUMS
Department:
History Faculty
Role:
Supervisor
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Geurts, A
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Geurts, A
Publication date:
2013
Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
Awarding institution:
Oxford University, UK

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