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    • Bloemendal, Jan; van Dixhoorn, Arjan; Strietman, Elsa (2011)
      In the early modern Low Countries, literary culture functioned on several levels simultaneously: it provided learning, pleasure, and entertainment while also shaping public debate. From a ditty in Dutch sung in the streets ...
    • Hägerdal, Hans (2012)
      European traders and soldiers established a foothold on Timor in the course of the seventeenth century, motivated by the quest for the commercially vital sandalwood and the intense competition between the Dutch and the ...
    • Qu, Lei; Hasselaar, Evert (2011)
      Making Room for People elaborates on preferences in housing. It explores how users, occupants, and citizens can express their needs, searching for the enhancement of individual choice and control over their residential ...
    • Jorink, E.; Maas, A. (2012)
      In the course of the eighteenth century, Newton's ideas (in different guises and interpretations) became a veritable hype in Dutch society. In Newton & the Netherlands Newton's sudden success is analyzed in great depth and ...
    • Runia, D.T. (2012)
      This volume is a further continuation of the annotated bibliographies on the writings and thought of the Jewish exegete and philosopher Philo of Alexandria prepared by Roberto Radice and David Runia for the years 1937–1986 ...
    • Mennen, Inge (2011)
      This book deals with changing power and status relations between AD 193 and 284, when the Empire came under tremendous pressure, and presents new insights into the diachronic development of imperial administration and ...
    • van der Meulen, Bernd (2011)
      Since the turn of the Millennium, world-wide initiatives from the private sector have turned the regulatory environment for food businesses upside down. For the first time in legal literature this book analyses private law ...
    • Tanasaldy, Taufiq (2012)
      When the Indonesian New Order regime fell in 1998, regional politics with strong ethnic content emerged across the country. In West Kalimantan the predominant feature was particularly that of the Dayaks. This surge, however, ...
    • Duindam, Jeroen; Artan, Tülay; Kunt, Metin (2011)
      "In recent decades the history of premodern states and empires has undergone major revision. At the heart of this process stood the court, encompassing the household as well as government institutions. This volume for the ...
    • Akkerman, Fokke; Waszink, Jan; Haskell, Yasmin; Money, David; Vermeulen, Corinna; Kool, Wouter (2012)
      Rudolph Agricola: Six Lives and Erasmus’s Testimonies The Frisian humanist Rudolph Agricola (1443-1485) is rightly famous for single-handedly bringing the Italian Renaissance to the North. Owing to his fascinating personality ...
    • Dijkman, Jessica (2011)
      The late Middle Ages witnessed the transformation of the county of Holland from a peripheral agrarian region to a highly commercialised and urbanised one. This book examines how the organisation of commodity markets ...
    • Schaeken, Jos (2012)
      Stemmen op berkenbast offers a compilation of personal letters written on birchbarck. It is an introduction to medieval communication in Russian Novgorod.
    • Seyed-Gohrab, A.A. (2012)
      The Rubáiyát by the Persian poet ‘Umar Khayyæm (1048-1131) is used in contemporary Iran as a resistance literature, symbolizing the secularist voice in cultural debates. While Islamic fundamentalists criticize Khayyæm as ...
    • Jansen, Sylvia J.T.; Coolen, Henny C.C.H.; Goetgeluk, Roland W. (2011)
      What are the current trends in housing? Is my planned project commercially viable? What should be my marketing and advertisement strategies? These are just some of the questions real estate agents, landlords and developers ...
    • Hays, Harold M. (2012)
      The ancient Egyptian Pyramid Texts form the oldest sizable body of religious texts in the world. Discovered in the late nineteenth century, they had been inscribed on the interior stone walls of the pyramid tombs of ...
    • Roels, J.A (2012)
      The firms and markets of today's complex socio-economic system developed in a spontaneous process termed evolution, in just the same way as the universe, the solar system, the Earth and all that lives upon it. Darwin's ...
    • Stallwitz, Anke (2012)
      This book analyzes heroin users and the drug subculture on the Shetland Islands, an area known for its geographical remoteness, rural character and relative wealth. It fills the scientific gap created by the conventional ...
    • Kwakkel, Erik; McKitterick, Rosamond; Thomson, Rodney (2012)
      Books before print – manuscripts – were modified continuously throughout the medieval period. Focusing on the ninth and twelfth centuries, this volume explores such material changes as well as the varying circumstances ...
    • Schalkwyk, Herman D. van; Obi, Ajuruchukwu; Tilburg, Aad van; Fraser, Gavin (2011)
      This book assesses the institutional, technical and market constraints as well as opportunities for smallholders, notably, emerging farmers in disadvantaged areas such as the former homelands of South Africa. Emerging ...