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  • Het Mooist van Mokumby Jan Rath

    Amsterdam University Press 2007; US$ 10.50

    Rede waarin wordt uitgediept wie of wat een stad aantrekkelijk maken. more...

  • Ich dachte immer, ich könnte fliegenby Hans-Uwe . Köhler

    Gabal Verlag 2010; US$ 12.97

    Klar und schlicht ist die Sprache jener Menschen, die in Nordfriesland auf ihren kleinen Bauernhöfen leben.Just in dieser Sprache wird die Geschichte eines Mädchens erzählt, das 1921 in diese kleine Welt hineingeboren wird und fest darauf vertraut, den Weg in die große Welt zu finden. "Ich dachte immer, ich sei eine Prinzessin, die fliegen könnte."... more...

  • Friesische Studien IIIby Volkert F. Faltings; Alastair G.H. Walker; Ommo Wilts

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 1997; US$ 57.00

    Der vorliegende Band Friesische Studien III enthält die Referate von sechs Sprachwissenschaftlern aus den Niederlanden und Deutschland anläßlich des dritten Föhrer Symposiums zur Friesischen Philologie, das vom 11.?12. April 1996 in Alkersum auf Föhr stattfand. Die Beiträge befassen sich mit den besonderen Beziehungen des Friesischen zum Niederdeutschen... more...

  • Hilversumsche Oudhedenby L.J.F. Janssen

    Sidestone Press 2009; US$ 20.95

    In 1856 L.J.F. Janssen, curator of the Dutch Museum of Antiquities, published his book Hilversumsche Oudheden. Eene bijdrage tot de ontwikkelingsgeschiedenis der vroegste Europesche volken (Translation: Antiquities from Hilversum. A contribution to the history of development of the earliest European peoples ). It will not be surprising that the book... more...

  • Imagining Global Amsterdamby Marco de Waard

    Amsterdam University Press 2012; US$ 49.99

    Imagining Global Amsterdam brings together new essays on the image of Amsterdam as articulated in film, literature, art, and urban discourse, considered within the context of globalization and its impact on urban culture. Subjects include: Amsterdam?s place in global cultural memory; expressions of global consciousness in Amsterdam in the ?Golden... more...

  • A Key to Dutch Historyby Frits van Oostrom

    Amsterdam University Press 2007; US$ 19.95

    Many think they know the legends behind tulipmania and the legacy of the Dutch East India Company, but what basic knowledge of Dutch history should be passed on to future generations? This overview of historical highlights, assembled by a number of specia more...

  • Let's Go Budget Amsterdamby Inc. Harvard Student Agencies

    Avalon Travel 2012; US$ 9.99

    Let's Go Budget Amsterdam is a budget traveler's ticket to getting the most out of a trip to Amsterdam?without breaking the bank. Whether you want to finally see Sunflowers in person at the Van Gogh Museum, sample the fare at one of the city's world-famous coffeeshops, or partake in Leidseplein's hopping bar scene, this slim, easy-to-carry guide... more...

  • Netherlands Women in Culture, Business & Travelby World Trade Press

    World Trade Press 2010; US$ 7.45

    Women often occupy different roles in a foreign culture. Avoid offensive assumptions and behavior by understanding the position of women in Dutch society: their legal rights; access to education and health care; workforce participation; and their dating, marriage, and family life. more...

  • Animals in Ritual and Economy in a Roman Frontier Communityby Maaike Groot

    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...

  • Het hoofd van de stadby Harm Kaal

    Amsterdam University Press 2008; US$ 43.25

    Het hoofd van de stad werpt aan de hand van de figuur van de vooroorlogse burgemeester een nieuw licht op de relatie tussen bestuur en samenleving in Amsterdam tijdens het interbellum. Het interbellum was een periode waarin onder invloed van Haags ingrijpen de bestuurlijke speelruimte van de burgemeester werd verkleind, maar de burgemeester tegelijkertijd... more...