H-Low Countries crossposts book reviews from other H-Net networks that may be germane to the interests of our members.The following review recently appeared on H-German.
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Bijdragen en Mededelingen betreffende de Geschiedenis der Nederlanden /
The Low Countries Historical Review (BGMN/LCHR), vol. 130, no. 1 (2015)
Table of Contents
From the Editors ‒ Redactioneel
Catrien Santing 1-3
Call for Council Nominations
The Council of the Omohundro Institute of Early American History and Culture invites nominations to replace the outgoing class of councilors. Councilors server for a three-year term; normally we do not have more than one person from an institution on the Council.
The current Council is composed of the following individuals:
Netherlandic Literature and Its Publics
We invite papers showcasing recent Dutch Studies scholarship, especially (but not exclusively) if they address the Presidential Theme “Literature and Its Publics:
Thomas E. Burke Jr. Mohawk Frontier: The Dutch Community of Schenectady, New York, 1661-1710. Second Edition. Albany: State University of New York Press, 2009. Maps, figures, tables. xxiv + 252 pp. $21.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-4384-2706-5.Jaap Jacobs. The Colony of New Netherland: A Dutch Settlement in Seventeenth-Century America.
Marc Saperstein. Exile in Amsterdam: Saul Levi Morteira's Sermons to a Congregation of "New Jews". Cincinnati: Hebrew Union College Press, 2005. xxii + 585 pp. $49.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-87820-457-1.
Reviewed by Susan R. Boettcher (Department of History, University of Texas at Austin)
Published on H-Low-Countries (August, 2008)
Preaching in Spinoza's Amsterdam
Maurits Ebben, eds., Simon Groenveld. De Scheldedelta als verbinding en scheiding tussen Noord en Zuid, 1500-1800. Maastricht: Shaker Publishing, 2007. 105 pp. EUR 36 (paper), ISBN 978-90-423-0326-3.
Reviewed by Peter Illing (Christ's College, Cambridge)
Published on H-Low-Countries (January, 2008)
The Forgotten Border
Julia Adams. The Familial State: Ruling Families and Merchant Capitalism in Early Modern Europe. Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 2005. xi + 235 pp. $35.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8014-3308-5.
Reviewed by Susan R. Boettcher (Department of History University of Texas at Austin)
Published on H-Low-Countries (November, 2007)
Historical Sociology vs. History
Paul Otto. The Dutch-Munsee Encounter: The Struggle for Sovereignty in the Hudson Valley. European Expansion & Global Interaction Series. New York: Berghahn Books, 2006. Illustrations, maps. xv + 225 pp. $75.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-57181-672-6.
Reviewed by Andrew Lipman (Department of History, University of Pennsylvania)
Published on H-Low-Countries (June, 2007)