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  • A Tiny Spot on the Earthby Piet de Rooy

    Amsterdam University Press 2015; US$ 123.99

    In this survey of the Dutch political culture of the nineteenth and twentieth centuries, Piet de Rooij reveals that the ?polder model? often used to describe economic and social policymaking based on consensus is a myth. Instead, modern political culture in the Dutch Low Countries began with a revolution and is rife with rivalries among political... more...

  • ‘Vergeten’ Bandkeramiekby Ivo van Wijk; Luc Amkreutz; Piet van de Velde

    Sidestone Press 2014; US$ 45.00

    Het archeologisch onderzoek in Nederland naar de vroegneolithische Lineaire Bandkeramiek cultuur of LBK (5250-4950 v. Chr.) heeft een lange geschiedenis. Sinds de eerste vondsten in 1925 werken amateur- en beroepsarcheologen er aan om onze kennis van deze cultuur te vergroten. Naast grote opgravingen die door de Universiteit Leiden zijn uitgevoerd,... more...

  • Time Out Amsterdamby The Editors of Time Out

    Time Out 2014; US$ 19.95

    Europe?s most infamous city remains one of its most popular, and not without good reason: between its world-class art museums, its eminently wanderable canals and its coffee shops that don?t exactly specialize in coffee, its variety is glorious indeed. However, with one of Europe?s more forward-thinking cultural scenes and striking new architectural... more...

  • Murder in Amsterdamby Ian Buruma

    Atlantic Books Ltd 2014; US$ 16.03

    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...

  • 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...

  • The Anglo-Dutch Wars of the Seventeenth Centuryby J.R. Jones

    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...

  • Dynamics of Power in Dutch Integration Politicsby Justus Uitermark

    Amsterdam University Press 2013; US$ 59.95

    Integration politics in the Netherlands has changed dramatically between 1990 and 2005. Whereas ethnic and religious differences were hitherto pacified through accommodation, a new and increasingly powerful current in Dutch politicsproblematizes the presence of minorities. This development represents a challenge to sociologists and political... more...

  • 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...

  • Imagining Global Amsterdamby Marco de Waard

    Amsterdam University Press 2012; US$ 49.99

    Imagining Global Amsterdam brings together new essays on the image of Amsterdam as articulated in film, literature, art, and urban discourse, considered within the context of globalization and its impact on urban culture. Subjects include: Amsterdam?s place in global cultural memory; expressions of global consciousness in Amsterdam in the ?Golden... more...

  • The Netherlandsby Frank J. Lechner

    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...