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  • 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...

  • Foreign Eyesby Emmeline Besamusca

    Amsterdam University Press 2011; US$ 17.50

    Annually, hundreds of students fromall over the world come to study atUtrecht University. To commemoratethe university's 375th anniversary, currentand past international students wereinvited to refl ect on Dutch culture. Whatdo they consider particularly noteworthy,surprising, incomprehensible or charmingin their Dutch academic life? From a personalperspective... more...

  • Discovering the Dutchby Emmeline Besamusca; Jaap Verheul

    Amsterdam University Press 2010; US$ 35.00

    A sparkling, informative account of what makes the Netherlands Dutch, perfect for anyone interested in its history or present and written by the country's foremost scholars more...

  • Xenophobe's Guide to the Dutchby Rodney Bolt

    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...

  • Herinneringen en ontmoetingenby Gilles W.B. Borrie

    Amsterdam University Press 2008; US$ 25.25

    Gilles W.B. Borrie, geboren 26 september 1925 te Bergen op Zoom, werkte bij de Dr. Wiardi Beckman Stichting en de Vereniging van Nederlandse Gemeenten en was burgemeester in een viertal gemeenten, laatstelijk in Eindhoven. Hij schreef biografieŽn van gemeentepolitici als Wibaut, De Miranda, P.L. Tak en Reinalda en gedurende vijftig jaar was hij lid... more...

  • Netherlands - Culture Smart!by Sheryl Buckland

    Kuperard 2010; US$ 4.95

    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...

  • Murder in Amsterdamby Ian Buruma

    Atlantic Books Ltd 2014; US$ 14.57

    It was an emblematic crime: on a November day in Amsterdam, an angry young Muslim man shot and killed the Dutch filmmaker Theo van Gogh, iconic European provocateur, for making a movie with the anti-Islam politician Ayaan Hersi Ali. After shooting van Gogh, Mohammed Bouyeri calmly stood over the body and cut his throat with a curved machete. The murder... more...

  • The Position of the Turkish and Moroccan Second Generation in Amsterdam and Rotterdamby Maurice Crul; Liesbeth Heering

    Amsterdam University Press 2008; US$ 49.95

    First publication of the TIES Project studies the social situation and views of the Dutch second generation of Turkish and Moroccan origin more...

  • Batavia's Graveyardby Mike Dash

    Orion 2011; Not Available

    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 off in a lifeboat to seek help, 250 of the survivors ended up on a tiny coral island less than half a mile long. A band of mutineers, whose motives were almost... 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...