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The Reformation and Dutch Political Culture By Daniel F.N. Ritchie
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A brief consideration of the impact of the Reformation upon the political culture in the Dutch Republic.
The Reformation and Dutch Political Culture By Daniel F.N. Ritchie
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A brief consideration of the impact of the Reformation upon the political culture in the Dutch Republic.
Hans Brinker, or The Silver Skates: The Classic Tale of Dutch Culture and Heritage (Hardcover) By Mary Mapes Dodge
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Hans Brinker is a classic children's story set in the Netherlands, following the titular character as he aspires to compete in ice skating races and help his family. At the start, we discover that... More > our young hero is responsible for his entire family's welfare, after his father was injured in an accident. Rather than be downcast by his father's poor condition, Hans is emboldened and determined to turn the family's fortunes around by competing in ice skating races. The stakes become higher as a potential but expensive cure for Hans' stricken father is revealed by the family's doctor. Today, this tale of youthful gallantry remains well-known and celebrated in the Netherlands. Its accurate details of traditional Dutch life enthralled curious readers and introduced them to a country hitherto little-known in children's literature. Virtues held highly in the Dutch culture; of both cooperation and competition, are well expressed in the hero's character and - as the story progresses - his family members.< Less
Hans Brinker, or The Silver Skates: The Classic Tale of Dutch Culture and Heritage By Mary Mapes Dodge
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Hans Brinker is a classic children's story set in the Netherlands, following the titular character as he aspires to compete in ice skating races and help his family. At the start, we discover that... More > our young hero is responsible for his entire family's welfare, after his father was injured in an accident. Rather than be downcast by his father's poor condition, Hans is emboldened and determined to turn the family's fortunes around by competing in ice skating races. The stakes become higher as a potential but expensive cure for Hans' stricken father is revealed by the family's doctor. Today, this tale of youthful gallantry remains well-known and celebrated in the Netherlands. Its accurate details of traditional Dutch life enthralled curious readers and introduced them to a country hitherto little-known in children's literature. Virtues held highly in the Dutch culture; of both cooperation and competition, are well expressed in the hero's character and - as the story progresses - his family members.< Less
Dutch Views Landscapes made in Holland By Hans Vos
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A beautiful collection of black and white photography. All photo's are made in Holland
Books and Culture By Hamilton Wright Mabie
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Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book. About the author: Hamilton Wright Mabie, A.M., L.H.D., LL.D. (December 13, 1846... More > – December 31, 1916) was an American essayist, editor, critic, and lecturer.He was born at Cold Spring, N. Y. in 1846. Mabie was the youngest child of Sarah Colwell Mabie who was from a wealthy Scottish-English family and Levi Jeremiah Mabie, whose ancestors were Scots-Dutch. They were early immigrants to New Amsterdam, New Netherland about 1647. Due to business opportunities with the opening of the Erie Canal his family moved to Buffalo, New York when he was approaching school age. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hamilton_Wright_Mabie< Less
PYGMIES & PAPUANS The Natives of Dutch New Guinea By A. F. R. Wollaston
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This volume is a document of science, of courage, of exploration and first contact. It is an intimate personal account of a world that is on the brink of extinction. Dr. A.F.R. Wollaston was a... More > graduate of Cambridge University before the turn of the twentieth Century. He was a naturalist of the highest caliber, and carried a desire to study the fauna of New Guinea. Setting out in 1910, "We left Singapore on November 26th, and as we passed through the narrow Riou Straits we saw the remains of the French mail steamer La Seyne, which had been wrecked there with appalling loss of life only a few days earlier. It was believed that scores of persons were devoured by sharks within a few minutes of the accident happening..." Thus begins the exciting story of one of the great scientific expeditions to a land which is even now considered largely unknown and unreached. Open this book and discover for yourself the wild, tropical island world of New Guinea as Dr. Wollaston found it.< Less
Siska van Roosemael [Dutch] By Hendrik Conscience
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Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book. About the author: The Hendrik Conscience Heritage Library (Dutch:... More > Erfgoedbibliotheek Hendrik Conscience) is the repository library of the city of Antwerp. It is named after the Flemish writer Hendrik Conscience, whose statue adorns the library. The library conserves books and magazines to keep them forever available.The history of the Hendrik Conscience Heritage Library, which was called the City Library until 2008, goes back to 1481. The collection contains more than one million books. The most extraordinary collection areas are Dutch literature, history of the Netherlands, early printed books (pre-1830), Flemish folk culture, art in the Netherlands, and works about Antwerp ("Antverpiensia").The library originated in the fifteenth century, Over the centuries, the collection grew steadily. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hendrik_Conscience_Heritage_Library< Less
Eene Gekkenwereld! [Dutch] By Hendrik Conscience
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Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book. About the author: The Hendrik Conscience Heritage Library (Dutch:... More > Erfgoedbibliotheek Hendrik Conscience) is the repository library of the city of Antwerp. It is named after the Flemish writer Hendrik Conscience, whose statue adorns the library. The library conserves books and magazines to keep them forever available.The history of the Hendrik Conscience Heritage Library, which was called the City Library until 2008, goes back to 1481. The collection contains more than one million books. The most extraordinary collection areas are Dutch literature, history of the Netherlands, early printed books (pre-1830), Flemish folk culture, art in the Netherlands, and works about Antwerp ("Antverpiensia").The library originated in the fifteenth century, Over the centuries, the collection grew steadily. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hendrik_Conscience_Heritage_Library< Less
Dialogues 888: Chinese-English-Dutch three-in-one By Suping Wang & Guoqi Zhang
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The uniqueness of this book is mainly -Lower entry barrier, with gradually increasing level and sophistication. -Aiming to serve daily and basic communication needs, suitable for both business and... More > leisure purposes. -Three-in-one combination (Chinese, English and Dutch), enabling not only peoples to learn Chinese, but also to learn English and/or Dutch. -With attention on not only the language itself, but also the underlining culture. -Chinese BinYing is also provided, so that you can read Chinese from the first moment.< Less

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Our World Our World By Deleah Payne
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