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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...

  • 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 biografieën van gemeentepolitici als Wibaut, De Miranda, P.L. Tak en Reinalda en gedurende vijftig jaar was hij lid... more...

  • Murder in Amsterdamby Ian Buruma

    Atlantic Books 2014; US$ 11.99

    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; US$ 12.99

    The true story of the mad heretic who led history's bloodiest mutiny - 'An adult version of LORD OF THE FLIES that is, moreover, entirely true' Evening Standard 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... 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...

  • Dutch Racismby Philomena Essed; Isabel Hoving

    Editions Rodopi 2014; US$ 113.00

    Dutch Racism is the first comprehensive study of its kind. The approach is unique, not comparative but relational, in unraveling the legacy of racism in the Netherlands and the (former) colonies. Authors contribute to identifying the complex ways in which racism operates in and beyond the national borders, shaped by European and global influences,... more...

  • Friesische Studien IIIby Volkert F. Faltings; Alastair G.H. Walker; Ommo Wilts

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 1997; US$ 57.00

    Der vorliegende Band Friesische Studien III enthält die Referate von sechs Sprachwissenschaftlern aus den Niederlanden und Deutschland anläßlich des dritten Föhrer Symposiums zur Friesischen Philologie, das vom 11.?12. April 1996 in Alkersum auf Föhr stattfand. Die Beiträge befassen sich mit den besonderen Beziehungen des Friesischen zum Niederdeutschen... more...