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- 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...
- 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...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 35.95
The Netherlands is the first concise, authored introduction available on the topic. The Netherlands has been a key entrepot in the world capitalist system for centuries, but because of relatively recent demographic changes, it has become symbolic of the clash of European and Islamic cultures. Perhaps the most secular nation in the world, it now... more...
Korte Beschryvinge van eenige Vergetene en Verborgene ANTIQUITETEN Der Provintien en Landen gelegen tusschen de Noord-Zee, de Yssel, Emse en LippeSidestone Press 2008; US$ 29.35
A facsimile reprint of a classic work on the antiquity of the Netherlands and north west Europe, originally published in 1660, now re-issued and set in context with an Introduction by Wijnand A B van der Sanden. Text in Dutch throughout. more...
- De Gruyter Oldenbourg 1968; US$ 35.00
Deutsche Besetzung und nationalsozialistische Gewaltpolitik haben in den traditionell neutralen, seit über einem Jahrhundert von Fremdherrschaft verschonten Niederlanden mit ihrer verwurzelten demokratischen Ordnung und Toleranz einen außerordentlich schweren Schock ausgelöst. Konrad Kwiet, selbst einer deutsch-holländischen Familie entstammend, ist... 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...
- ABC-CLIO 2009; US$ 49.95
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...
- Cambridge University Press 1988; US$ 52.00
This major study provides the first comprehensive assessment of an important European institution, the Stadholderate of the Dutch Republic. Professor Rowen looks at the career of each Prince of Orange in turn, from William I ('The Silent'), to the last and saddest, William V, examining their roles as Stadholder and interweaving their personal lives... more...
- Oval Books 2008; US$ 4.99
It's all in your mind The spirit of tolerance does constant battle with the ghost of Calvin for control of the Dutch psyche. Few Dutch people go to church anymore, but they don't need to. Inside every Hollander's head is a little pulpit containing a preacher with a wagging finger. Going Dutch This is the nation that once sold scrapers... more...