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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...
- 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...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 68.95
This study of the Anglo--Dutch Wars (1652-54, 1665-67, 1672-74) sets them in their naval, political and economic contexts. Competing essentially over trade, both governments were crucially influenced by mercantile interests and by the representative institutions that were central to England and the Dutch Republic. Professor Jones compares the effectiveness... more...
- Amsterdam University Press 2008; US$ 69.95
This new volume in the acclaimed Amsterdam Archaeological Studies series explores the roles of animals in a rural community in the civitas Batavorum. more...
- Random House Australia 2011; US$ 22.56
Batavia is the greatest story in Australia's history and history comes to life with Peter Fitzsimons. The Shipwreck of the Batavia combines in just the one tale the birth of the world's first corporation, the brutality of colonisation, the battle of good vs evil, the derring-do of sea-faring adventure, mutiny, ship-wreck, love, lust, blood-lust,... more...
- ABC-CLIO 2009; US$ 55.00
Delivers a fresh, modern perspective on individual countries for which information is in demand in the school curriculum and library. This title includes chapters that cover crucial topics as: the land and history; the people, language, food, and traditional dress; religion and thought; social customs and lifestyle; and, art and architecture. more...
- Wilfrid Laurier University Press 2006; US$ 12.95
Henry Schogt met his wife, Corrie, in 1954 in Amsterdam. Each knew the other had grown up in the Netherlands during World War II, but for years they barely spoke of their experiences. This was true for many people - the memories were just too painful. Years later, Henry and Corrie began to piece their memories together, to untangle reality from dreams.... more...
- Amsterdam University Press 2008; US$ 43.25
Het hoofd van de stad werpt aan de hand van de figuur van de vooroorlogse burgemeester een nieuw licht op de relatie tussen bestuur en samenleving in Amsterdam tijdens het interbellum. Het interbellum was een periode waarin onder invloed van Haags ingrijpen de bestuurlijke speelruimte van de burgemeester werd verkleind, maar de burgemeester tegelijkertijd... more...