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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...

  • 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...

  • Netherlands - Culture Smart!by Sheryl Buckland

    Kuperard 2010; US$ 9.95

    Culture Smart! provides essential information on attitudes, beliefs and behavior in different countries, ensuring that you arrive at your destination aware of basic manners, common courtesies, and sensitive issues. These concise guides tell you what to expect, how to behave, and how to establish a rapport with your hosts. This inside knowledge will... more...

  • Batavia's Graveyardby Mike Dash

    Orion 2011; Not Available

    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 off in a lifeboat to seek help, 250 of the survivors ended up on a tiny coral island less than half a mile long. A band of mutineers, whose motives were almost beyond... 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...

  • Anglo-Dutch Wars of the Seventeenth Century,Theby J.R. Jones

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 68.95

    This study of the Angloxxx;Dutch Wars (1652-54, 1665-67, 1672-74) sets them in their naval, political and economic contexts. Professor Jones compares the effectiveness of the governments under pressure; English with Dutch, Commonwealth with restored monarchy, Republican with Orangist; and the effects on their economies; and examines the importance... more...

  • The Netherlandsby Frank J. Lechner

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 35.95

    Along with providing a broad overview of the contemporary Netherlands, Frank Lechner focuses on how globalization is generating new discourses, cultures, and state policies. more...

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

    Palgrave Macmillan 2005; US$ 105.00

    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...

  • 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...

  • 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...