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- Amsterdam University Press 2010; US$ 36.00
In 2008 ontstaat discussie over de vraag of de moord op Kerwin Duinmeijer op 20 augustus 1983 wel als racistisch te bestempelen is. Deze discussie wordt aangejaagd door een net verschenen documentaire over de dader. In 1983 bestond nauwelijks discussie over de vraag of hier sprake was geweest van een racistische moord. In april 2008 stelt Rita Verdonk... more...
- 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...
- Amsterdam University Press 2008; US$ 69.95
This new volume in the acclaimed Amsterdam Archaeological Studies series explores the roles of animals in a rural community in the civitas Batavorum. more...
- Amsterdam University Press 2011; US$ 34.95
Few other countries are so interrelated with the World around us in political, economic, and social respects as the Netherlands. This means that the Dutch government needs to be alert in its response to the risks and opportunities presented by a rapidly changing world. Addressing this issue, The Scientific Council for Government Policy (WRR) is offering... more...
- Penguin Random House Australia 2011; US$ 24.04
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...
- 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...
- 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...
- Marshall Cavendish 2012; US$ 12.75
CultureShock! Netherlands contains all the essential information that will help you settle effortlessly into the land renowned for its tulips. Discover the importance of the countrys many windmills, canals, polders and dykes and understand how the amazing feats of hydraulic engineering have shaped the physical landscape. Learn more about the... 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 2009; US$ 27.50
De canon van Nederland voor kinderen, ouders en leraren gaat over mensen en gebeurtenissen uit de Nederlandse geschiedenis die elke Nederlander zou moeten kennen. Deze uitgave van de canon is bedoeld voor leerlingen en docenten in het primair onderwijs, PABO-studenten en voor gezinnen met jonge kinderen. Bij elk venster staat een kort verhaal over... more...