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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
Old and New Paris: Its History, Its People, and Its Places By Henry Sutherland Edwards
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Old and New Paris: Its History, Its People, and Its Places by Henry Sutherland Edwards. Complete two volumes published with a few hundred illustrations. Paris is the most ancient and the most modern... More > capital in Europe. Eighteen centuries ago, as a fortress or walled town on an island in the middle of the Seine; and at every period of its history we find some chronicler dwelling on the disappearance of ancient landmarks. Whole quarters are known to have been pulled down and rebuilt under the second Empire. But ever since the Revolution of 1789, under each successive form of government and in almost every district, straggling lanes have been giving way gradually to wide streets and stately boulevards, and suburb after suburb has been merged into the great city. PARISrld, and the rendezvous of its most brilliant intellects.” The art and literature of Europe were at that time represented in Paris by such men as Ary Scheffer, the Dutch painter, Rossini, Meyerbeer, and Heine himself.< Less
Sri Lankan Cuisine By Jay Rai
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Jay Rai's Kitchen - Sri Lankan Cuisine. All through the islands history other cultures have been in contact with Sri Lanka to obtain the spices that grow there. Cinnamon, cloves and other spices are... More > indigenous to Sri Lanka. The traders who arrived also left some of their culinary practices as well. Sri Lankan cooking has evolved by combining culinary practices of many of these cultures. Such as the Portuguese, Dutch, Moor and Malay influences. Find a wealth of taste in this cookbook.< Less
The River That Flows Both Ways By Michael Cooney
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This novel is based upon actual events of the 1640s in and near the Dutch village of Rensselaerswijck in the upper Hudson River Valley. Now known as Albany NY, the settlement was the center of the... More > lucrative Dutch fur trade with the neighboring Mohican and Mohawk tribes, even as they warred with each other for control of that trade. Among the historical figures encountered are Harmen and Jelisje van den Bogaert, Isaac Jogues, Arent van Corlear , Johannes Megapolensis, and Adriaen van der Donck. The story is told by a young Mohican boy in a time when European diseases and war are creating chaos in the ancient cultures of the Hudson and Mohawk Valleys. Using his intelligence and imagination, he finds acceptance among the Mohawks and a new home with the family of the adventurous and bisexual Harmen van den Bogaert. When Harmen faces execution for a crime the Dutch term unspeakable, Matouac and a young slave girl named Catharina set out to save their friend.< Less
Liberation Day By Wil Mannesse
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In the beginning of September 1944 American troops were entering Dutch territory, the beginning of the liberation for the people of Holland. The following story tries to give a picture of just the... More > one day on which in the town of Heerlen the Germans were ousted. The impact on the inhabitants of such a momentous change in their lives is even more powerful because of the personalities of the American soldiers who are representatives of a different culture in which other values are living forces. The effect is of a great wind blowing trough the restricted area of the occupation.< Less
Archaeology of Early European Colonial Settlement In the Emerging Atlantic World By SHA
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Consisting of five articles by some of the leading lights of historical archaeology, this volume examines the cultural expressions of colonial settlement on both sides of the Atlantic. Compared... More > against the framework of the English at Jamestown, as told by William Kelso, Audrey Horning examines the British colonization of Ireland, Kathleen Deagan looks at the Spanish in the Caribbean and South America, Marcel Moussette and William Moss analyze the French in Quebec, and Carmel Schrire describes the Dutch at Cape Town, South Africa. This engaging volume provides new insights on how different cultures perceived of colonization and interacted with Native populations, as well as how historical archaeology can reveal and interpret early settlement.< Less
Archaeology of Early European Colonial Settlement in the Emerging Atlantic World By SHA
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Consisting of five articles by some of the leading lights of historical archaeology, this volume examines the cultural expressions of colonial settlement on both sides of the Atlantic. Compared... More > against the framework of the English at Jamestown, as told by William Kelso, Audrey Horning examines the British colonization of Ireland, Kathleen Deagan looks at the Spanish in the Caribbean and South America, Marcel Moussette and William Moss analyze the French in Quebec, and Carmel Schrire describes the Dutch at Cape Town, South Africa. This engaging volume provides new insights on how different cultures perceived of colonization and interacted with Native populations, as well as how historical archaeology can reveal and interpret early settlement.< Less
Archaeology of Early European Colonial Settlement in the Emerging Atlantic World By SHA
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Consisting of five articles by some of the leading lights of historical archaeology, this volume examines the cultural expressions of colonial settlement on both sides of the Atlantic. Compared... More > against the framework of the English at Jamestown, as told by William Kelso, Audrey Horning examines the British colonization of Ireland, Kathleen Deagan looks at the Spanish in the Caribbean and South America, Marcel Moussette and William Moss analyze the French in Quebec, and Carmel Schrire describes the Dutch at Cape Town, South Africa. This engaging volume provides new insights on how different cultures perceived of colonization and interacted with Native populations, as well as how historical archaeology can reveal and interpret early settlement.< Less
Rembrandt By Magdalene Winsten
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This book by Magdalene Winsten contains 300 high-quality annotated reproductions of Rembrandt's paintings, drawings and etchings. Rembrandt van Rijn is the most important painter in Dutch history.... More > His contributions to art came in a period of great wealth and cultural achievement that historians call the Dutch Golden Age. Rembrandt's greatest creative triumphs are exemplified especially in his portraits of his contemporaries, self-portraits and illustrations of scenes from the Bible. Among the more prominent characteristics of Rembrandt's work are his use of chiaroscuro, the theatrical employment of light and shadow derived from Caravaggio. In his paintings and prints he exhibited knowledge of classical iconography, his assimilation of classical composition, and his observations of Amsterdam's Jewish population. Because of his empathy for the human condition, he has been called "one of the great prophets of civilization."< Less
Erasmus and the Age of Reformation 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

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