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- 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...
- 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...
- Kuperard 2010; US$ 9.95
Culture Smart! provides essential information on attitudes, beliefs and behavior in different countries, ensuring that you arrive at your destination aware of basic manners, common courtesies, and sensitive issues. These concise guides tell you what to expect, how to behave, and how to establish a rapport with your hosts. This inside knowledge will... more...
- 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...
- Penguin Random House Australia 2011; US$ 24.17
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...
- 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...
- Elsevier Science 2012; US$ 124.95
Biotransformation of Pesticides is an updated, "one-stop" resource for academic, industry and regulatory scientists involved in research and regulatory activities related to pesticide biotransformation and human health. This book provides an in depth look at how pesticides are biotransformed, which is essential to understanding exposure, dose,... more...
- Cambridge University Press 1990; 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...
- 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...