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Names: Haar, Alisa van de, author.

Title: The golden mean of languages : forging Dutch and French in the early modern low countries (1540–1620) / Alisa van de Haar.

Description: Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 2019. | Series: Brill’s studies in intellectual history, 0920-8607 ; 305 | Based on the author’s thesis (doctoral)—Rijksuniversiteit Groningen, 2018. | Includes bibliographical references and index.

Identifiers: LCCN 2019023649 (print) | LCCN 2019023650 (ebook) | ISBN 9789004355217 (hardback) | ISBN 9789004408593 (ebook)

Subjects: LCSH: Multilingualism—Netherlands—History—16th century. | Languages in contact—Netherlands—History—16th century. | Dutch language—History—16th century. | French language—Netherlands—History—16th century.

Classification: LCC P115.5.N47 H23 2019 (print) | LCC P115.5.N47 (ebook) | DDC 306.44/609492—dc23

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The Golden Mean of Languages

Forging Dutch and French in the Early Modern Low Countries (1540-1620)