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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...

  • Batavia's Graveyardby Mike Dash

    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...

  • 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...

  • Nationalsozialistische Herrschaftby Ulrich von Hehl

    De Gruyter 2001; US$ 31.00

    An Darstellungen über das Dritte Reich besteht kein Mangel. Umso erwünschter ist eine Optimierung, die einen raschen Zugriff auf die Fakten und ihre Einordnung und Bewertung erlaubt. Der vorliegende Band gibt daher nicht nur einen enzyklopädischen Überblick zur inneren Herrschaftsgeschichte des Nationalsozialismus mitsamt einer wohlabgewogenen Literaturauswahl.... 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...