By England's Aid; Or, the Freeing of the Netherlands, 1585-1604

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Sprache - Englisch

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In 'By England's Aid; Or, the Freeing of the Netherlands, 1585-1604,' G. A. Henty weaves a rich tapestry of historical fiction set within a pivotal period of European history. Henty's narrative, characterized by meticulous attention to historical detail and a vivid portrayal of the Elizabethan era, transports readers to the tumultuous time of the Dutch revolt against Spanish rule. The book employs a classical literary style that evokes the spirit of the period, allowing the context of late 16th to early 17th century geopolitical strife to resonate through its pages. As a reproduction by DigiCat Publishing, the text receives a breath of contemporary air, enabling a new generation of readers to access this work in various modern formats.

G. A. Henty, an esteemed author of historical adventures, often tailored his writings to instill moral virtues and a robust understanding of history in young readers. His own experiences and interests in the past undoubtedly influenced his crafting of 'By England's Aid.' Henty's approach to selecting pivotal moments in history and framing them through the adventures of courageous protagonists offers readers an engaging entry point into historical studies. His dedication to historical accuracy serves as both didactic and entertaining.

This edition of 'By England's Aid' is an essential read for aficionados of historical fiction and those interested in the Elizabethan age's impact on the shaping of modern Europe. Henty's ability to bring history to life makes the book a valuable resource for both young readers seeking adventure and educators looking for an engaging teaching tool. DigiCat Publishing's careful curation ensures that this classic tale continues to enlighten and inspire, upholding its status as a valuable contribution to world literature.


About the Author

George Alfred Henty, commonly known as G.A. Henty, was a prolific 19th-century English novelist and war correspondent. Born on December 8, 1832, in Trumpington, near Cambridge, Henty had a diverse career before becoming an author, including serving in the Crimean War as a correspondent for the Standard newspaper. Henty's literary legacy largely comprises historical adventure stories for young readers, where he combined his keen interest in history with his experiences as a correspondent to transport readers to various historical epochs. 'By England's Aid; Or, the Freeing of the Netherlands, 1585-1604' is one such work that exemplifies Henty's ability to blend fact with fiction in a narrative that not only entertains but educates its audience about the Dutch struggle for independence from Spanish rule. Henty's style is characterized by meticulous historical detail and a penchant for creating young, brave, and resourceful protagonists who often take part in notable historical events. In his lifetime, Henty penned over 70 books, fostering a love of history amongst his readers and influencing the adventure genre. His work reflects the values of his time, including themes of imperialism and bravery. Henty passed away on November 16, 1902, leaving a lasting impact on literature for young adults.

Product Details

Publisher: DigiCat

Genre: Sprache - Englisch

Language: English

Size: 295 Pages

Filesize: 575.6 KB

ISBN: 8596547339120

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