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Amsterdam: A History of the World's Most Liberal City
Amsterdam: A History of the World's Most Liberal City
by Russell Shorto
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CHAPTER 1 A Bicycle Trip A day in Amsterdam begins with me leaving my apartment with my toddler son in my arms, strapping him into his seat between the handlebars of my bicycle, working his blocky little sneakered feet into the footpads, then setting off... (read more)

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Murder in Amsterdam: Liberal Europe, Islam and the Limits of Tolerance
Murder in Amsterdam: Liberal Europe, Islam and the Limits of Tolerance
by Ian Buruma
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In 2004, the celebrated and controversial Dutch filmmaker Theo van Gogh was shot and killed by an Islamic extremist for making a movie that insulted the prophet Mohammed. Buruma returned to his native land to investigate the shocking event and its larger... (read more)

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This Cold Heaven: Seven Seasons in Greenland
This Cold Heaven: Seven Seasons in Greenland
by Gretel Ehrlich
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 359-361) and index.... (read more)

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Angel of the East Indies: Biography of the Van Dooremolen Family
Angel of the East Indies: Biography of the Van Dooremolen Family
by Dino Fanara
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"Angel of the East Indies" is about two young people growing up in the simplicity of the Dutch farming community prior to World War II that fall in love only to get separated when one of them joins the military. Their reunion in the Dutch East Indies is... (read more)

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Counterfeiter: How a Norwegian Jew Survived the Holocaust
Counterfeiter: How a Norwegian Jew Survived the Holocaust
by Moritz Nachtstern
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Published for the first time in English, this is an enthralling personal account of the secret Nazi project, Operation Bernhard, devised to destabilize the British and, later, American economies by creating and putting into circulation millions of... (read more)

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Embarrassment of Riches : an Interpretation of Dutch Culture in the Golden Age (87 Edition)
Embarrassment of Riches : an Interpretation of Dutch Culture in the Golden Age (87 Edition)
by Simon Schama
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In a brilliantly inventive work, bestselling author Simon Schama explores the enigma of 17th-century Holland, a nation that attained an unprecedented level of affluence, yet lived in constant dread of being corrupted by prosperity. Drawing on a vast... (read more)

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In the Belgian Chateau: The Spirit and Culture of a European Society in an Age of Change
In the Belgian Chateau: The Spirit and Culture of a European Society in an Age of Change
by Renee C Fox
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The house of Belgium and its many houses-institutional and personal, literal and metaphoric-captured in a blend of social and cultural analysis that offers a microcosm of European society since World War II. Sensitive, perceptive, revealing, and... (read more)

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Dealing with the Dutch: A Guide for Visitors, New Residents and Better Business Relationships
Dealing with the Dutch: A Guide for Visitors, New Residents and Better Business Relationships
by Jacob Vossestein
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People from all corners of the world involved in government, business and culture come into contact with Dutch colleagues and counterparts, either in the Netherlands or in their own countries. No matter whether you are coming to the Netherlands for a... (read more)

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The Hidden Life of Otto Frank
The Hidden Life of Otto Frank
by Carol Ann Lee
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Carol Ann Lee’ s impeccably researched portrait The Hidden Life of Otto Frank brings into sharp focus every facet of the extraordinary life, both charmed and cursed, of Otto Frank, the father of the most famous young girl of the twentieth century... (read more)

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Christina, Queen of Sweden: The Restless Life of a European Eccentric
Christina, Queen of Sweden: The Restless Life of a European Eccentric
by Veronica Buckley
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Not unlike the elusive figure played by Greta Garbo, the real Queen Christina stood among the most flamboyant and controversial figures of the seventeenth century. All of Sweden could not contain her ambition or quench her thirst for adventure. Freed... (read more)

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Expanding Class: Power and Everyday Politics in Industrial Communities, the Netherlands, 1850-1950 (Comparative & International Working-Class History)
Expanding Class: Power and Everyday Politics in Industrial Communities, the Netherlands, 1850-1950 (Comparative & International Working-Class History)
by Don Kalb
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Expanding Class is the study and story of industrial class relations in North Brabant, a Catholic province of The Netherlands, over a hundred-year period. In examining the lives of workers in one of Europe’s more idiosyncratic industrial regions... (read more)

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The Beggar and the Professor: A Sixteenth-Century Family Saga
The Beggar and the Professor: A Sixteenth-Century Family Saga
by Emmanuel Le Roy Ladurie
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From a wealth of vivid autobiographical writings, Emmanuel Le Roy Ladurie reconstructs the extraordinary life of Thomas Platter and the lives of his sons, bringing to life the customs, perceptions, and character of an age poised at the threshold of... (read more)

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Between the Alps and a Hard Place: Switzerland in World War II and Moral Blackmail Today
Between the Alps and a Hard Place: Switzerland in World War II and Moral Blackmail Today
by Angelo Codevilla
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In Between the Alps and a Hard Place, Professor Angelo M. Codevilla reveals how the true history of the Swiss in World War II has been buried beneath a modern campaign of moral blackmail that has accused Switzerland of secretly supporting Nazi Germany... (read more)

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School of Genius: The Story of Eth the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology from 1865 to the Present
School of Genius: The Story of Eth the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology from 1865 to the Present
by Thomas Moore
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This is the remarkable, 150-year story of continental Europe's leading university. The school was forged at the dawn of the Industrial Age, as the technological progress first demonstrated by Britain spread across Europe and America in the 19th century... (read more)

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Provo: Amsterdam's Anarchist Revolt
Provo: Amsterdam's Anarchist Revolt
by Richard Kempton
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The first English-language history of Provo, the legendary Dutch insurrectional movement of the mid-1960s.... (read more)

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Christina, Queen of Sweden: The Restless Life of a European Eccentric
Christina, Queen of Sweden: The Restless Life of a European Eccentric
by Veronica Buckley
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She was born on a bitterly cold December night in 1626 and, in the candlelight, mistakenly declared a boy. On her father's death six years later, she inherited the Swedish throne. She was tutored by Descartes, yet could swear like the roughest soldier... (read more)

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Assassination of Theo Van Gogh: From Social Drama to Cultural Trauma (Politics, History, Culture)
Assassination of Theo Van Gogh: From Social Drama to Cultural Trauma (Politics, History, Culture)
by Ron Eyerman
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In November 2004, the controversial Dutch filmmaker Theo van Gogh was killed on a busy street in Amsterdam. A twenty-six-year-old Dutch citizen of Moroccan descent shot van Gogh, slit his throat, and pinned a five-page indictment of Western society to... (read more)

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The Beggar and the Professor: A Sixteenth-Century Family Saga
The Beggar and the Professor: A Sixteenth-Century Family Saga
by Emmanuel Le Roy Ladurie
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From a wealth of vivid autobiographical writings, Emmanuel Le Roy Ladurie reconstructs the extraordinary life of Thomas Platter and the lives of his sons. With masterful erudition, Le Roy Ladurie deepens and expands the historical contexts of these... (read more)

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The Wilkomirski Affair: A Study in Biographical Truth
The Wilkomirski Affair: A Study in Biographical Truth
by Stefan Maechler
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This is the definitive report on Fragments, Binjamin Wilkomirski's invented "memoir" of a childhood spent in concentration camps, which created international turmoil. In 1995 Fragments, a memoir by a Swiss musician named Binjamin Wilkomirski, was... (read more)

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This Cold Heven
This Cold Heven
by Gretel Ehrlich
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In a tribute to the far latitudes, Gretel Ehrlich travels across Greenland, the largest island on earth. This book details her discovery of the realm of ice pavilions, polar bears and Eskimo nomads, learning about hunting and endurance, Inuit languages... (read more)

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