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Thirty Dirty Days Across the Big Pond: Amsterdam High Jinks By Mike Slickster
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"Amsterdam High Jinks," the second part of Mike Slickster's sensational trilogy, involves erotic relationships with three extraordinarily complex women and one prostitute, explicit... More > documentation of the intrinsic ambiance within this medieval berg, and the tragic, personal suffering of its heroic citizens during a dark period in European history. The artistic wealth of the Netherlands' capital is brought to life with detailed sagas of two well-known, Dutch favorite sons, and one prolific daughter. Toothsome, local cuisines; the laid-back, promiscuous culture; and the sundry, mind-altering accoutrements available to residents and tourist alike, compliment the fascinating whirlwind tale. A sentimental reunion with the two Parisian pretties from "Part One" tops off this amorous, heartwarming, offbeat, hilarious story of overindulgence, sexuality and psychedelic rediscovery. Beautiful, original photographs and colorful illustrations fully enhance the reader's total experience throughout the fun-filled e-book.< Less
Botswana Governance and Political History By Vincent Lawal
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Botswana Governance and Political History, Towards the turn of the 19th century, the people who resided in the area known as Botswana, made up at least eight ethnic Chiefdoms whose peoples shared a... More > common language and history, and co-existed in relative peace. Traditional boundaries of the southern chiefdoms extended deep into South Africa, where there are over three million South Africans of Tswana descent. During this period, Britain was consolidating its military and economic strength as a major colonial power in Southern Africa. At the same time, Dutch settlers calling themselves Afrikaners (Boers) and German settlers in Namibia (then South West Africa) were pushing northwards and westwards, respectively, annexing more and more Batswana lands.< Less
Daughter of Independence By Bryce Alcock & Wenny Achdiat
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As a child, Wenny Achdiat experienced the tumult of the Japanese occupation and the Revolution against Dutch rule. Subsequently she struggled for her own independence, first with her parents as a... More > teenager, then with her oil executive husband during the chaotic Sukarno era, and finally with her loneliness as a single mother in Australia. Daughter of Independence interweaves Wenny’s story with that of her father, the controversial writer Achdiat Karta Mihardja, whose first novel Atheis became a classic. Independence brings both joy and sorrow for Wenny and tests the strong bond between father and daughter.< Less
They like it loud! By Lìguólì
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“Half Italian, half Dutch, totally confused and in the wrong country for the right answers.” Autobiographic and distinct in its style, “They like it loud!” is a colourful... More > account of daily life in China for a westerner who had never been to Asia before. The book, written in the form of a diary, takes the reader from the early stages of ironic observations, to more in-depth and provocative questions and considerations. Logging the first twelve months in China, the 100-and-something pages are a travel companion, a guide and a school book, either encouraging the reader to visit this economic power or convincing him and her to never even get close.< Less
They like it loud! By Lìguólì
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“Half Italian, half Dutch, totally confused and in the wrong country for the right answers.” Autobiographic and distinct in its style, “They like it loud!” is a colourful... More > account of daily life in China for a westerner who had never been to Asia before. The book, written in the form of a diary, takes the reader from the early stages of ironic observations, to more in-depth and provocative questions and considerations. Logging the first twelve months in China, the 100-and-something pages are a travel companion, a guide and a school book, either encouraging the reader to visit this economic power or convincing him and her to never even get close.< Less
Hans Brinker By Mary Mapes Dodge
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Dodge, who never visited the Netherlands until after the novel was published, wrote the novel at age 34. She was inspired by her reading of John L. Motley's lengthy, multi-volume history works: The... More > Rise of the Dutch Republic, and The History of the United Netherlands. Dodge subsequently did further bibliographical research into the country. She also received plentiful firsthand information about Dutch life from her immigrant Dutch neighbors, the Scharffs, and Dodge noted in her preface to the 1875 edition of the book that the story of Hans Brinker's father was "founded strictly upon fact". Full of Dutch cultural and historical information, the book became an instant bestseller, outselling all other books in its first year of publication except Charles Dickens's Our Mutual Friend. The novel has since been continuously in print, most often in multiple editions and formats, and remains a children's classic.< Less
Hans Brinker By Mary Mapes Dodge
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Dodge, who never visited the Netherlands until after the novel was published, wrote the novel at age 34. She was inspired by her reading of John L. Motley's lengthy, multi-volume history works: The... More > Rise of the Dutch Republic, and The History of the United Netherlands. Dodge subsequently did further bibliographical research into the country. She also received plentiful firsthand information about Dutch life from her immigrant Dutch neighbors, the Scharffs, and Dodge noted in her preface to the 1875 edition of the book that the story of Hans Brinker's father was "founded strictly upon fact". Full of Dutch cultural and historical information, the book became an instant bestseller, outselling all other books in its first year of publication except Charles Dickens's Our Mutual Friend. The novel has since been continuously in print, most often in multiple editions and formats, and remains a children's classic.< Less
Grossefehn: Its History By Heinrich Tebbenhoff
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B&W: Grossefehn is a small fehn village in Ostfriesland, a region of Germany adjacent to the Dutch border. Its history mirrors that of other communities in the area. This book by a resident of... More > that village (translated into English) gives an overview of the cultural mores and events that affected this community. This book will be of interest to those who trace their family history (genealogy).< Less
Grossefehn: Its History By Heinrich Tebbenhoff
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Color: Grossefehn is a small fehn village in Ostfriesland, a region of Germany adjacent to the Dutch border. Its history mirrors that of other communities in the area. This book by a resident of... More > that village (translated into English) gives an overview of the cultural mores and events that affected this community. This book will be of interest to those who trace their family history (genealogy).< Less
Grossefehn: Its History By Heinrich Tebbenhoff
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Color: Grossefehn is a small fehn village in Ostfriesland, a region of Germany adjacent to the Dutch border. Its history mirrors that of other communities in the area. This book by a resident of... More > that village (translated into English) gives an overview of the cultural mores and events that affected this community. This book will be of interest to those who trace their family history (genealogy).< Less