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    • Forrest, Tara (2011)
      Alexander Kluge is best known as a founding member of the New German Cinema. His work, however, spans a diverse range of fields and, over the last fifty years, he has been active as a filmmaker, writer and television ...
    • Buijs, Laurens; Duyvendak, Jan Willem; Hekma, Gert (2008)
      Sociology
    • Verheul, Jaap; Rubin, Derek (2009)
      This groundbreaking volume explores the multicultural debate that has evolved in the United States and Europe since the cataclysmic events of 9/11. Instead of suggesting closure by presenting a unified narrative about ...
    • Gouda, Frances; Brocades Zaalberg, Thijs (2002)
      The authors of this book challenge the view that was current among many people in the Netherlands during the period 1945-1949 that the American government and its foreign policymakers unequivocally backed the Indonesian ...
    • Musterd, Sako; Salet, Willem (2003)
      The familiar shape of western cities is changing dramatically. For long times the urban core was taken for granted as the focal point for international contacts and day-to-day activities in the region. Currently, the urban ...
    • Kaptein, Hendrik; Velden, van der, Bastiaan (2018)
      This book brings together contributions from leading figures in legal studies on analogy and related forms of reasoning in the law. Analogical reasoning-which relies on the concept of two different things being in some way ...
    • Bleeker, Maaike (2008)
      Gross anatomy, the study of anatomical structures that can be seen by unassisted vision, has long been a subject of fascination for artists. For most modern viewers, however, the anatomy lesson hardly seems the proper ...
    • Estes, Heide (2018)
      Literary scholars have traditionally understood landscapes, whether natural or manmade, as metaphors for humanity instead of concrete settings for people's actions. This book accepts the natural world as such by investigating ...
    • Jacobsson, Kerstin; Lindblom, Jonas (2017)
      We’re in an era of ever increasing attention to animal rights, and activism around the issue is growing more widespread and prominent. In this volume, Kerstin Jacobsson and Jonas Lindblom use the animal rights movement in ...
    • Groot, Maaike (2008)
      This new volume in the acclaimed Amsterdam Archaeological Studies series explores the roles of animals in a rural community in the civitas Batavorum in the 1st to 3rd centuries ad. Large-scale excavations of two settlements ...
    • Tai, Chaokang; van der Steen, Bart; van Dongen, Jeroen (2019)
      Anton Pannekoek (1873-1960), prominent astronomer and world-renowned socialist theorist, stood at the nexus of the revolutions in politics, science and the arts of the early twentieth century. His astronomy was uniquely ...
    • Wetenschappelijke Raad voor het Regeringsbele,; de ;(red.) Vries, G.J.M.; Theeuwes, J.J.M.; Scheele, D. (2007)
      Sociology
    • Nicolay, Johan (2007)
      This study explores the use and significance of Roman weaponry and horse gear from non-military contexts in the eastern Rhine delta – the territory of the Batavians. Using a life-cycle model for Roman soldiers, the author ...
    • Montias, John Michael (2002)
      This book exploits a trove of original documents that have survived on the auctions organized by the Orphan Chamber of Amsterdam in the first half of the 17th century. For the first time, the names of some 2000 buyers of ...
    • Doorman, Maarten (2003)
      In this challenging and erudite philosophical essay, the author argues that in art, belief in progress is still relevant, if not essential. The radical freedoms of postmodernism have had a crippling effect on art - more ...
    • Williams, Philip F. (2010)
      Brings together some of the most exciting recent scholarship on Asian literature and culture, emphasising East Asia yet extending to South Asia Combines original findings of interest to specialists with a clear style of ...
    • Bracken, Gregory (2012)
      China's rise is one of the transformative events of our time. Aspects of Urbanization in China: Shanghai, Hong Kong, Guangzhou examines some of the aspects of China's massive wave of urbanization - the largest the world ...
    • Van Moer, Wim (2012)
      Atheism
    • Wetenschappelijke Raad voor het Regeringsbeleid,; Knapen, Ben; Arts, Gera; Kleistra, Yvonne; Klem, Martijn; Rem, Marijke (2011)
      Also available in Dutch "http://www.aup.nl/do.php?a=show_visitor_book&isbn=9789089643018">Aan het buitenland gehecht Few other countries are so interrelated with the world around us in political, economic, and social ...
    • Christie, Ian (2012)
      This timely volume engages with one of the most important shifts in recent film studies: the turn away from text-based analysis towards the viewer. Historically, this marks a return to early interest in the effect of film ...