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Year of the Baboon : A Crazy Dutch Kendo Student Reporting From The Land Of The Rising Fun By Stefan Korpel
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To realize his dream of full-time sword fighting with the world's best, Stefan sold his apartment and left home for the International Budo University in Katsuura, Japan. This unique book offers you a... More > hilarious roller coaster ride of Japanese culture like Stefan experienced it during his year as a Special Course student at IBU. You will meet the spirit of the modern samurai which is about rigorous daily dojo training, but also deals with parties, diplomacy, friendship, social hierarchy, sex, zazen, sensei, haiku, karaoke, raw foods, hot sake, saying sorry, bending rules, skipping class, taking tests, crashing cars, black belts, white rabbits, space toilets, sky sharks, smurf hill, tournaments, slippers, fireworks and beach golf.< Less
e2m Cultural Snippets: Singapore's Festivals By Ange Teo
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This E-Book is a collection of monthly e-zines showcasing Singapore's festivals that reflect the multicultural flavour and diversity of Singapore's native population. Namely: ethnic Chinese, Malay,... More > ethnic Indian, ethnic Arab and Eurasian. The last is an English-speaking community of mixed Asian and European [mainly Portuguese and Dutch] heritage with a history of some 500 years or so. These festivals are not only religious in nature, but cultural as well. Some of which were mostly practices that were brought by immigrants from China and India in the 19th century. That are no longer observed nor of any significance in the respective countries today.< Less
Herfsttij der Middeleeuwen Studie over levens- en gedachtervormen der veertiende en vijftiende eeuw in Frankrijk en de Nederlanden [Dutch] By Johan Huizinga
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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: Johan Huizinga (Dutch pronunciation: [ˈjoːɦɑn... More > ˈɦœy̯zɪŋɣaː]; December 7, 1872 – February 1, 1945), was a Dutch historian and one of the founders of modern cultural history.Born in Groningen as the son of Dirk Huizinga, a professor of physiology, and Jacoba Tonkens, who died two years after his birth, he started out as a student of Indo-Germanic languages, earning his degree in 1895. He then studied comparative linguistics, gaining a good command of Sanskrit. He wrote his doctoral thesis on the role of the jester in Indian drama in 1897.It was not until 1902 that his interest turned towards medieval and Renaissance history. He continued teaching as an Orientalist until he became a Professor of General and Dutch History at Groningen University in 1905. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Johan_Huizinga< Less
Cheese Heads By Hélène de Graaff et al.
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Dutch people are 'Cheese Heads', that's right. You can read in this book everything about the 'Hollanders'. Specially for the foreign students from the NHTV at Breda. This book gives you a complete... More > overview about everything you want to know about the Netherlands. So have fun!< Less
Cheese Heads By Hélène de Graaff et al.
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Dutch people are 'Cheese Heads', that's right. You can read in this book everything about the 'Hollanders'. Specially for the foreign students from the NHTV at Breda. This book gives you a complete... More > overview about everything you want to know about the Netherlands. So have fun!< Less
Legal Aliens: From Holland to America in 12 columns By Mariette Boerstoel-Streefland
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This book consists of a series of columns written when the author relocated with her family of six from the Netherlands to the US. It contains short, entertaining and at times insightful anecdotes... More > about surprises with certain situations encountered. The transition from one civilized, western country to another is associated with a larger culture shock than one would anticipate. This book is interesting and entertaining for those who either have gone through a similar transition themselves, or plan to do so, or who have family, friends or acquaintances who are going through a similar transition. The book is suitable for interested parties on both sides of the Atlantic. Therefore it is written in both languages. It can be read in English from one cover, and in Dutch from the other.< Less
Hex Highway By Hunter Yoder
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Hunter M. Yoder's fourth book marking his return to Berks County, Pennsylvania. It includes conversations with Dr. Michael Werner, Jack Donovan, and Danjul Norse on the subject of Pennsylvania Dutch... More > Culture in Berks County. Hexologists from the past are honored, sacred Pa German historical sites are visited, and Pa Dutch Festivals are attended.< Less
Weet Je Nog Wel?! By post-war ephemera
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A Dutch comic book created after WWII, with cultural references to life after life under the German occupation.
Weet Je Nog Wel?! By post-war ephemera
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A Dutch comic book created after WWII, with cultural references to life after life under the German occupation.
A Dictionary of Urglaawe Terminology By Robert L. Schreiwer & Ammerili Eckhart
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This book (PDF) is a repository of the terms, concepts, symbols and mythological references used in the Heathen path of Urglaawe. The entries include the cultural values, spiritual awareness, and... More > wisdom carried through the centuries in the oral lore of the Elder healing practice of Braucherei, which is also known as Pow Wow. Included in the entries are traditions and customs that are part of the living Deitsch, -- Pennsylvania German or Pennsylvania Dutch -- folk culture. Adherents to Heathen paths, including Ásatrú, Irminenschaft, Theodism, Forn Sidr, Odinism, and other traditions, will find these entries useful as they provide another voice to the totality of the Teutonic folk experience.< Less

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