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  • Networks, Regions and Nationsby Robert Stein; Judith Pollmann

    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...

  • On Dissidents and Madnessby Robert van Voren

    Editions Rodopi 2009; US$ 86.80

    The book contains the memoirs of Robert van Voren covering the period 1977-2008 and provides unique insights into the dissident movement in the Soviet Union in the 1980s, both inside the country and abroad. As a result of his close friendship with many of the leading dissidents and his dozens of trips to the USSR as a courier, he had intimate knowledge... more...

  • Piracy and Privateering in the Golden Age Netherlandsby Virginia W. Lunsford

    Palgrave Macmillan 2005; US$ 110.00

    This exciting scholarly work examines Dutch maritime violence in the seventeenth-century. With its flourishing maritime trade and lucrative colonial possessions, the young Dutch Republic enjoyed a cultural and economic pre-eminence, becoming the leading commercial power in the world. Dutch seamen plied the world's waters, trading,exploring, and colonizing.... more...

  • The Princes of Orangeby Herbert H. Rowen

    Cambridge University Press 1990; US$ 52.00

    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...

  • Public Opinion and Changing Identities in the Early Modern Netherlandsby Judith Pollmann; Andrew Spicer

    BRILL 2006; US$ 138.00

    This lively collection of essays examines the link between public opinion and the development of changing 'Netherlandish' identities in the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries. more...

  • Reichskommissariat Niederlandeby Konrad Kwiet

    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...

  • Dutch Culture in the Golden Ageby J. L. Price

    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...

  • The Four Days Battle of 1666by Frank Fox

    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...

  • Silk for Silverby Hoang Anh Tuan

    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...

  • The Republican Alternativeby André Holenstein; Thomas Maissen; Maarten Prak

    Amsterdam University Press 2008; US$ 49.95

    A comprehensive survey of the constitutional history of the Netherlands and Switzerland, and a remarkable socio-historical commentary on these two remarkably successful democracies more...