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  • Murder in Amsterdamby Ian Buruma

    Atlantic Books 2014; US$ 5.99

    It was an emblematic crime: on a November day in Amsterdam, an angry young Muslim man shot and killed the Dutch filmmaker Theo van Gogh, iconic European provocateur, for making a movie with the anti-Islam politician Ayaan Hersi Ali. After shooting van Gogh, Mohammed Bouyeri calmly stood over the body and cut his throat with a curved machete. The murder... more...

  • Dutch Racismby Philomena Essed; Isabel Hoving

    Editions Rodopi 2014; US$ 113.00

    Dutch Racism is the first comprehensive study of its kind. The approach is unique, not comparative but relational, in unraveling the legacy of racism in the Netherlands and the (former) colonies. Authors contribute to identifying the complex ways in which racism operates in and beyond the national borders, shaped by European and global influences,... more...

  • CultureShock! Netherlandsby Hunt Janin; Ria Van Eil

    Marshall Cavendish 2012; US$ 12.75

    CultureShock! Netherlands contains all the essential information that will help you settle effortlessly into the land renowned for its tulips. Discover the importance of the country’s many windmills, canals, polders and dykes and understand how the amazing feats of hydraulic engineering have shaped the physical landscape. Learn more about the... more...

  • Nieuw in Nederlandby Irene Stengs

    Amsterdam University Press 2012; US$ 55.00

    This title is available in the OAPEN Library - more...

  • Islamofobie en discriminatieby Ineke van der Valk

    Amsterdam University Press 2012; US$ 24.95

    [Dutch] Click here for the free download of the English or French translation. Since 11 September 2001 - and especially since the murder of Theo van Gogh - Muslims and Islam have frequently been unfavourably portrayed at the heart of public debate. Manifestations of Islamophobia can be found on the Internet, in comments by the PVV, and in acts of violence... more...

  • Bataviaby Peter FitzSimons

    Penguin Random House Australia 2011; US$ 25.04

    Batavia is the greatest story in Australia's history and history comes to life with Peter Fitzsimons. The Shipwreck of the Batavia combines in just the one tale the birth of the world's first corporation, the brutality of colonisation, the battle of good vs evil, the derring-do of sea-faring adventure, mutiny, ship-wreck, love, lust, blood-lust,... more...

  • Foreign Eyesby Emmeline Besamusca

    Amsterdam University Press 2011; US$ 17.50

    Annually, hundreds of students fromall over the world come to study atUtrecht University. To commemoratethe university's 375th anniversary, currentand past international students wereinvited to refl ect on Dutch culture. Whatdo they consider particularly noteworthy,surprising, incomprehensible or charmingin their Dutch academic life? From a personalperspective... more...

  • Een vreemde in eigen landby Marjan de Gruijter; Eliane Smits van Waesberghe; Hans Boutellier

    Amsterdam University Press 2010; US$ 28.75

    Bij gedeeld burgerschap kunnen burgers omgaan met verschillen en zijn zij betrokken bij de samenleving. Maar de praktijk wijst anders uit. "Ik ben wel voor het samenleven. In hoeverre dat werkt, dat is een ander verhaal", zegt een bewoner uit Eindhoven. Signalen als deze waren voor FORUM, Instituut voor Multiculturele Vraagstukken, aanleiding... more...

  • Al eeuwenlang een gastvrij volkby Rob Witte

    Amsterdam University Press 2010; US$ 36.00

    In 2008 ontstaat discussie over de vraag of de moord op Kerwin Duinmeijer op 20 augustus 1983 wel als racistisch te bestempelen is. Deze discussie wordt aangejaagd door een net verschenen documentaire over de dader. In 1983 bestond nauwelijks discussie over de vraag of hier sprake was geweest van een racistische moord. In april 2008 stelt Rita Verdonk... more...

  • Identiteit en diversiteitby Maykel Verkuyten

    Amsterdam University Press 2010; US$ 46.50

    Identiteit is een centraal onderwerp in debatten over sociale cohesie, culturele diversiteit, integratie en wij-zijdenken. Maykel Verkuyten bekijkt identiteiten, etnische relaties en manieren om met culturele diversiteit om te gaan vanuit onze kennis over menselijk gedrag: wat mensen willen, waar ze behoefte aan hebben, hoe ze in de regel reageren.... more...