Gorinchem

(redirected from Gorcum)

Gorinchem

(gôr`ĭnkhəm) or

Gorkum

(gôr`kəm), town (1994 pop. 31,090), South Holland prov., W central Netherlands, on the Upper Merwede River. It is a manufacturing center. Gorinchem became a major trading point in the 15th cent. It was captured by the Beggars of the Sea (see GueuxGueux
[Fr.,=beggars], 16th-century Dutch revolutionary party. In 1566 more than 2,000 Dutch and Flemish nobles and burghers (both Protestants and Roman Catholics) signed a document—the so-called Compromise of Breda—by which they bound themselves in solemn oath to
..... Click the link for more information.
) in 1572. Much of the old town and its walls have been preserved.
References in classic literature ?
also very far from it; for Loewestein, as the geographers tell us, is situated at the point of the islet which is formed by the confluence of the Waal and the Meuse, opposite Gorcum.
Kazemier, "De paradox van Vondels drama Gebroeders," Nieuw LetterkundigMagazijn 4 (1986): 2-4; Jan Konst, Woedende wraakghierigheidt en vruchtelooze weeklachten (Assen: Van Gorcum, 1993), 138-43; Frans-Willem Korsten, Sovereignty as Inviolability: Vondels Theatrical Explorations in the Dutch Republic (Hilversum: Verloren, 2009), 90-109; Rare Langvik-Johannessen, Zwischen Himmel undErde: EineStudie uberjoost Van den Vondels biblische Tragodie in Gattungsgeschitlicher Perspektive (Oslo: Universitetsforlaget, 1963), 114-32; Karel Porteman, "18 April 1641.
1 (Assen: Van Gorcum, 1972): 207-24 introduces a distinction between the normative and nonnormative conceptions of psychological rule in the soul.
The international behavioural and social sciences library, industrial relations, Koninklijke Van Gorcum & Comp.
Bos, Bob van den, (2008), Mirakel en Debacle, De Nederlandse besluitvorming over de Politieke Unie in het Verdrag van Maastricht, Assen: Van Gorcum.
Goudzwaard, Kapitalisme en vooruitgang (Assen: Van Gorcum, 1976), 231.
Fokkelmann, Major Poems of the Hebrew Bible (Aassen: Van Gorcum, 1998) pp.
Notes on Epictetus' Educational System (Assen: Van Gorcum & Comp).
Nicolas Malebranche: His Philosophical Critics and Successors (Assen/Maastricht: Van Gorcum, 1991), 4-9, 81-93, and 116-130.
Brok C and De Zeeuw M, Er zijn voor je kind [Being there for your child], Assen: Van Gorcum, 2008
1880/1974), Ethnological Notebooks, Lawtence Krader, ed, Assen: Van Gorcum.