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- 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...
- 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...
- Cambridge University Press 1990; US$ 42.00 US$ 34.44
This major study provides the first comprehensive assessment of an important European institution, the Stadholderate of the Dutch Republic. Professor Rowen looks at the career of each Prince of Orange in turn, from William I ('The Silent'), to the last and saddest, William V, examining their roles as Stadholder and interweaving their personal lives... more...
- 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...
- De Gruyter 1968; US$ 35.00
Deutsche Besetzung und nationalsozialistische Gewaltpolitik haben in den traditionell neutralen, seit über einem Jahrhundert von Fremdherrschaft verschonten Niederlanden mit ihrer verwurzelten demokratischen Ordnung und Toleranz einen außerordentlich schweren Schock ausgelöst. Konrad Kwiet, selbst einer deutsch-holländischen Familie entstammend, ist... 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...
- BRILL 2007; US$ 116.00
This book focuses on the political and commercial relations between the Dutch East India Company (VOC) and the Vietnamese kingdom of Tonkin from 1637 until the beginning of the eighteenth century. The VOC exported silk and silk piece-goods from Tonkin to Japan. The author focuses on various aspects of the mutual relationship between the VOC and Tonkin,... more...
- Reaktion Books 2012; US$ 39.95
The seventeenth century is considered the Dutch Golden Age, a time when the Dutch were at the forefront of social change, economics, the sciences, and art. In Dutch Culture in the Golden Age , eminent historian J. L. Price goes beyond the standard descriptions of the cultural achievements of the Dutch during this time by placing these many achievements... more...
- Seaforth Publishing 2009; US$ 30.00
On 1 June 1666 a large but outnumbered English fleet engaged the Dutch off the mouth of the Thames in a colossal battle that was to involve nearly 200 ships and last four days. False intelligence had led the English to divide their fleet to meet a phantom threat from France and although the errant squadron rejoined on the final day of the battle, it... more...