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- Amsterdam University Press 2009; US$ 25.00
Many think they know the legends behind tulipmania and the legacy of the Dutch East India Company, but what basic knowledge of Dutch history should be passed on to future generations? This overview of historical highlights, assembled by a number of specialists in consultation with the Dutch general public, provides a thought-provoking and timely... more...
- World Trade Press 2010; US$ 7.45
Women often occupy different roles in a foreign culture. Avoid offensive assumptions and behavior by understanding the position of women in Dutch society: their legal rights; access to education and health care; workforce participation; and their dating, marriage, and family life. more...
- Amsterdam University Press 2009; US$ 27.50
De canon van Nederland voor kinderen, ouders en leraren gaat over mensen en gebeurtenissen uit de Nederlandse geschiedenis die elke Nederlander zou moeten kennen. Deze uitgave van de canon is bedoeld voor leerlingen en docenten in het primair onderwijs, PABO-studenten en voor gezinnen met jonge kinderen. Bij elk venster staat een kort verhaal over... more...
- Amsterdam University Press 2011; US$ 34.95
Few other countries are so interrelated with the World around us in political, economic, and social respects as the Netherlands. This means that the Dutch government needs to be alert in its response to the risks and opportunities presented by a rapidly changing world. Addressing this issue, The Scientific Council for Government Policy (WRR) is offering... more...
- Orion 2011; US$ 12.99
The true story of the mad heretic who led history's bloodiest mutiny - 'An adult version of LORD OF THE FLIES that is, moreover, entirely true' Evening Standard When the Dutch East Indiaman Batavia struck an uncharted reef off the new continent of Australia on her maiden voyage in 1629, 332 men, women and children were on board. While some headed... more...
- Atlantic Books 2014; US$ 5.99
It was an emblematic crime: on a November day in Amsterdam, an angry young Muslim man shot and killed the Dutch filmmaker Theo van Gogh, iconic European provocateur, for making a movie with the anti-Islam politician Ayaan Hersi Ali. After shooting van Gogh, Mohammed Bouyeri calmly stood over the body and cut his throat with a curved machete. The murder... more...
- Amsterdam University Press 2015; US$ 123.99
In this survey of the Dutch political culture of the nineteenth and twentieth centuries, Piet de Rooij reveals that the ?polder model? often used to describe economic and social policymaking based on consensus is a myth. Instead, modern political culture in the Dutch Low Countries began with a revolution and is rife with rivalries among political... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2005; US$ 110.00
This exciting scholarly work examines Dutch maritime violence in the seventeenth-century. With its flourishing maritime trade and lucrative colonial possessions, the young Dutch Republic enjoyed a cultural and economic pre-eminence, becoming the leading commercial power in the world. Dutch seamen plied the world's waters, trading,exploring, and colonizing.... more...