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  • Attached to the Worldby Scientific Council for Government Policy (WRR); Ben Knapen; Gera Arts; Yvonne Kleistra; Martijn Klem; Marijke Rem

    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...

  • Batavia's Graveyardby Mike Dash

    Orion 2011; Not Available

    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...

  • Let's Go Budget Amsterdamby Inc. Harvard Student Agencies

    Avalon Travel 2012; US$ 9.99

    Let's Go Budget Amsterdam is a budget traveler's ticket to getting the most out of a trip to Amsterdam?without breaking the bank. Whether you want to finally see Sunflowers in person at the Van Gogh Museum, sample the fare at one of the city's world-famous coffeeshops, or partake in Leidseplein's hopping bar scene, this slim, easy-to-carry guide... more...

  • Dynamics of Power in Dutch Integration Politicsby Justus Uitermark

    Amsterdam University Press 2013; US$ 59.95

    Integration politics in the Netherlands has changed dramatically between 1990 and 2005. Whereas ethnic and religious differences were hitherto pacified through accommodation, a new and increasingly powerful current in Dutch politicsproblematizes the presence of minorities. This development represents a challenge to sociologists and political... more...

  • Time Out Amsterdamby The Editors of Time Out

    Time Out 2014; US$ 19.95

    Europe?s most infamous city remains one of its most popular, and not without good reason: between its world-class art museums, its eminently wanderable canals and its coffee shops that don?t exactly specialize in coffee, its variety is glorious indeed. However, with one of Europe?s more forward-thinking cultural scenes and striking new architectural... more...

  • A Tiny Spot on the Earthby Piet de Rooy

    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...

  • Piracy and Privateering in the Golden Age Netherlandsby Virginia W. Lunsford

    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...

  • Animals in Ritual and Economy in a Roman Frontier Communityby Maaike Groot

    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...

  • Jacob Cats - Verhalen uit de Trou-ringhby Johan Koppenol

    Amsterdam University Press 2003; US$ 21.50

    In de Trou-ringh (1637) adviseert en beleert Jacob Cats zijn tijdgenoten in tal van huwelijkskwesties, zoals partnerkeuze, hertrouwen, veelwijverij en leeftijds- en standenverschil tussen geliefden. Hij doet dat aan de hand van talrijke verhalen en anekdotes, die de verteller Cats op z'n best tonen. In de bloemlezing vindt men het paradijselijke... more...

  • In plaats van bijltjesdagby A. D. Belinfante

    Amsterdam University Press 2006; US$ 77.50

    Vanuit Londen sprak koningin Wilhelmina in 1941 over de 'landverraders, waarvoor in een bevrijd Nederland geen plaats meer zal zijn'. In 1948 verklaarde koningin Juliana bij haar troonbestijging dat de politieke delinquenten te eniger tijd weer in onze samenleving zouden worden opgenomen. Deze uitspraken geven de verschuiving weer van de normen... more...