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  • 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...

  • Hollandser dan kaasby Sophie Elpers

    Amsterdam University Press 2009; US$ 19.95

    A lively written history of Frau Antje the 'cheese girl' from Holland who became a symbol of Dutch culture. more...

  • When Ways of Life Collideby Paul M. Sniderman; Louk Hagendoorn

    Princeton University Press 2009; US$ 27.95 US$ 22.36

    In 2004, Dutch filmmaker Theo van Gogh was brutally murdered on a busy Amsterdam street. His killer was Mohammed Bouyeri, a twenty-six-year-old Dutch Moroccan offended by van Gogh's controversial film about Muslim suppression of women. The Dutch government had funded separate schools, housing projects, broadcast media, and community organizations... more...

  • Public Opinion and Changing Identities in the Early Modern Netherlandsby Judith Pollmann; Andrew Spicer

    BRILL 2006; US$ 138.00

    This lively collection of essays examines the link between public opinion and the development of changing 'Netherlandish' identities in the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries. more...

  • Culture and Customs of the Netherlandsby John Roney

    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...

  • On Dissidents and Madnessby Robert van Voren

    Editions Rodopi 2009; US$ 86.80

    The book contains the memoirs of Robert van Voren covering the period 1977-2008 and provides unique insights into the dissident movement in the Soviet Union in the 1980s, both inside the country and abroad. As a result of his close friendship with many of the leading dissidents and his dozens of trips to the USSR as a courier, he had intimate knowledge... more...

  • Networks, Regions and Nationsby Robert Stein; Judith Pollmann

    BRILL 2009; US$ 147.00

    The medieval and early modern Low Countries are a case in point. In this myriad of political and clerical territories, identities proved dynamic. Princes and rebels, soldiers and poets, all played a part in the shaping of new imagined communities. The essays in this volume show how regional and interregional identities developed, old ones survived,... more...

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    Penguin Random House Australia 2011; US$ 24.08

    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...