H-Low-Countries Book Reviews

Author: 
Helmer J. Helmers, Geert H. Janssen, eds.
Reviewer: 
Andrew J. Kettler

Kettler on Helmers and Janssen, 'The Cambridge Companion to the Dutch Golden Age'

Helmer J. Helmers, Geert H. Janssen, eds. The Cambridge Companion to the Dutch Golden Age. Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press, 2018. xix + 428 pp. $29.99 (paper), ISBN 978-1-316-62353-4.

Reviewed by Andrew J. Kettler (UCLA) Published on H-Low-Countries (November, 2019) Commissioned by Nicolaas P. Barr

Author: 
Hylke Faber, Pieter Stolk, eds.
Reviewer: 
Jazmine Contreras

Contreras on Faber and Stolk, 'Escaping Occupied Europe: A Dutchman's Dangerous Journey to Join the Allies'

Hylke Faber, Pieter Stolk, eds. Escaping Occupied Europe: A Dutchman's Dangerous Journey to Join the Allies. Barnsley: Pen and Sword Books, 2018. 152 pp. $22.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-5267-4123-3.

Reviewed by Jazmine Contreras (Department of History, University of Minnesota) Published on H-Low-Countries (June, 2019) Commissioned by Nicolaas P. Barr

Author: 
J. van den Hout
Reviewer: 
Christine Kooi

Kooi on Hout, 'Adriaen van der Donck: A Dutch Rebel in Seventeenth-Century America'

J. van den Hout. Adriaen van der Donck: A Dutch Rebel in Seventeenth-Century America. Albany: State University of New York Press, 2018. xvi + 203 pp. $27.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-4384-6922-5.

Reviewed by Christine Kooi (LSU) Published on H-Low-Countries (December, 2018) Commissioned by Hubert P. Van Tuyll (Georgia Regents University)

Author: 
Friso Wielenga
Reviewer: 
Mark Meuwese

Meuwese on Wielenga, 'A History of the Netherlands: From the Sixteenth Century to the Present Day'

Friso Wielenga. A History of the Netherlands: From the Sixteenth Century to the Present Day. Translated from the Dutch by Lynne Richards. London: Bloomsbury Academic, 2015. Illustrations, maps. 344 pp. $29.00 (paper), ISBN 978-1-4725-6959-2; $114.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-4725-6960-8.

Reviewed by Mark Meuwese (University of Winnipeg) Published on H-Low-Countries (October, 2017) Commissioned by Hubert P. Van Tuyll

Author: 
Debra Higgs Strickland
Reviewer: 
Kimberlee Cloutier-Blazzard

Cloutier-Blazzard on Strickland, 'The Epiphany of Hieronymus Bosch: Imagining Antichrist and Others from the Middle Ages to the Reformation'

Debra Higgs Strickland. The Epiphany of Hieronymus Bosch: Imagining Antichrist and Others from the Middle Ages to the Reformation. Studies in Medieval and Early Renaissance Art History Series. Turnhout: Brepols Publishers, 2016. Illustrations. 301 pp. $143.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-909400-55-9.

Author: 
Gloria Wekker
Reviewer: 
Jessica V. Roitman

Roitman on Wekker, 'White Innocence: Paradoxes of Colonialism and Race'

Gloria Wekker. White Innocence: Paradoxes of Colonialism and Race. Durham: Duke University Press, 2016. xiii + 226 pp. $23.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8223-6075-9.

Reviewed by Jessica V. Roitman (Royal Netherlands Institute of Southeast Asian and Caribbean Studies (KITLV)) Published on H-Low-Countries (May, 2017) Commissioned by Nicolaas P. Barr Clingan

White Innocence

Author: 
Isaac Lipschits
Reviewer: 
Jessica V. Roitman

Roitman on Lipschits, 'Undeliverable: A Letter of Reminiscence'

Isaac Lipschits. Undeliverable: A Letter of Reminiscence. Translated by Jeannette K. Ringold. London: Gainsborough House Press, 2015. 84 pp. $11.50 (paper), ISBN 978-1-909719-08-8.

Reviewed by Jessica V. Roitman (Royal Netherlands Institute of Southeast Asian and Caribbean Studies (KITLV)) Published on H-Low-Countries (August, 2016) Commissioned by Nicolaas P. Barr Clingan

Memoir of a Youth Cut Short

Author: 
Oeke Hoogendijk
Reviewer: 
Kimberlee Cloutier-Blazzard

Cloutier-Blazzard on Oeke Hoogendijk, 'The New Rijksmuseum'

Oeke Hoogendijk. The New Rijksmuseum. First Run Features, 2015. Documentary film, DVD, 131 min.

Reviewed by Kimberlee Cloutier-Blazzard Published on H-Low-Countries (July, 2016) Commissioned by Nicolaas P. Barr Clingan

Capturing the Rijksmuseum Reconstruction on Film

Author: 
Bernard Wasserstein
Reviewer: 
Mark Meuwese

Meuwese on Wasserstein, 'The Ambiguity of Virtue: Gertrude van Tijn and the Fate of the Dutch Jews'

Bernard Wasserstein. The Ambiguity of Virtue: Gertrude van Tijn and the Fate of the Dutch Jews. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 2014. 352 pp. $29.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-674-28138-7.

Reviewed by Mark Meuwese (University of Winnipeg) Published on H-Low-Countries (January, 2016) Commissioned by Nicolaas P. Barr Clingan

Revisiting Dutch-Jewish Responses to Nazism