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By C. Dekker, H. Soly, J. H. van Stuijvenberg, A. Th. van Deursen, M. Müller, E. Witte, P. W. Klein, Alice C. Carter

Volume VIII of Acta Historiae Neerlandicae back offers experiences at the historical past of the Low international locations which it really is was hoping may be of curiosity to overseas students. The goal has been to house a pretty lengthy interval, and plenty of differing elements, of the topic. So institutional, political, fiscal, social and cultural historical past all obtain a good proportion of recognition, and jointly the stories conceal a number of centuries. it truly is, even if, remarkable to notice how even this constrained variety of stories displays winning viewpoints between state-of-the-art Low international locations' historians. truly there's substantial pressure on monetary and social questions. conventional reports akin to these of former Belgian historians on medieval heritage, or these of the Dutch at the 17th century, at the moment are giving strategy to works which are challenge­ directed. strength buildings, the location of the bourgeoisie, reactions of the intelli­ gentsia and theologians to societal difficulties, have now extra charm for students than the glories of past due medieval wealth in Flanders or Holland's Golden Age. phrases comparable to Guerilla struggle, fight, melancholy, typify modern day serious method of society in general.

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Our opinion is that, firstly, this phenomenon took place on a large scale only from the moment when commercial or industrial opportunities in the economic centre where the entrepreneur was established were severely limited by internal or external factors, and, secondly, that far too little attention has been paid to the important way in which capital invested in property under the Ancien Regime functioned as an instrument of credit, in other words the credit which an entrepreneur could draw on was usually in direct proportion to the extent and worth of the real estate he owned.

J SAARLAND " " "" " " .... l(~Jo:)<. The 'Betrayal' of the Sixteenth-Century Bourgeoisie: A Myth? Some Considerations of the Behaviour Pattern of the Merchants of Antwerp in the Sixteenth Century* H. SOLY J. Sentou concludes his study of real-property-based wealth in Toulouse at the close of the eighteenth century with the pronouncement that dans la mesure ou Ie profit cherche a s'investir presque uniquement dans la rente fonciere, comme Ie negoce nous en foumit un bon exemple, Ie capitalisme commercial toulousain sera finalement dans l'incapacite de devenir un capitalisme industriel.

Enter three personages: an artisan or 'commonweal', brotherly love and righteousness. The two latter soon convince the artisan of the great deserts of the merchants: without them any kind of welfare is impossible. In this connection it should be mentioned that there was a fundamental opposition between the small independent master craftsmen on the one side and the great international traders, financiers and industrialists on the other. Both sides were undoubtedly primarily out for profit. The carftsmen, however, were interested in maintaining the corporation system, with all its restrictions, while the big entrepreneurs saw their profits in the setting of unrestricted economic development in which no attention was paid to the corporative 'balance'.

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