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  • Reframing Dutch Cultureby Dr Herman Roodenburg; Dr Peter Jan Margry

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2012; US$ 139.95

    Dutch society has undergone radical changes in recent years, due to complex political, social and ethnic developments. Reframing Dutch Culture examines issues of nationality, ethnicity, culture and identity in The Netherlands from an ethnological perspective, linking past traditions and notions of identity with more recent transformations. more...

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

    Princeton University Press 2009; US$ 23.95

    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...

  • Netherlands - Culture Smart!by Sheryl Buckland

    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...

  • 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...

  • Bataviaby Peter FitzSimons

    Random House Australia 2011; US$ 23.27

    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...

  • The Curtainby Henry G. Schogt

    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...

  • Het hoofd van de stadby Harm Kaal

    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...