Reviews

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

Author: 
Marc Saperstein
Reviewer: 
Susan R. Boettcher

Boettcher on Saperstein, 'Exile in Amsterdam: Saul Levi Morteira's Sermons to a Congregation of "New Jews"'

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

Author: 
Maurits Ebben, eds., Simon Groenveld
Reviewer: 
Peter Illing

Illing on Ebben, 'De Scheldedelta als verbinding en scheiding tussen Noord en Zuid, 1500-1800'

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

Author: 
Julia Adams
Reviewer: 
Susan R. Boettcher

Boettcher on Adams, 'The Familial State: Ruling Families and Merchant Capitalism in Early Modern Europe'

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

Author: 
Paul Otto
Reviewer: 
Andrew Lipman

Lipman on Otto, 'The Dutch-Munsee Encounter: The Struggle for Sovereignty in the Hudson Valley'

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)

Author: 
Janny Venema
Reviewer: 
Mark Meuwese

Meuwese on Venema, 'Beverwijck: A Dutch Village on the American Frontier, 1652-1664'

Janny Venema. Beverwijck: A Dutch Village on the American Frontier, 1652-1664. Albany: State University of New York Press, 2003. 527 pp. $31.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-7914-6080-1; $86.50 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-7914-6079-5.

Reviewed by Mark Meuwese (Department of History, University of Winnipeg) Published on H-Low-Countries (February, 2007)

A Social History of a New Netherland Community

Author: 
Donna C. Mehos
Reviewer: 
Donald Harreld

Harreld on Mehos, 'Science and Culture for Members Only: The Amsterdam Zoo Artis in the Nineteenth Century'

Donna C. Mehos. Science and Culture for Members Only: The Amsterdam Zoo Artis in the Nineteenth Century. Amsterdam: Amsterdam University Press, 2006. 208 pp. $43.74 (paper), ISBN 978-90-5356-739-5.

Reviewed by Donald Harreld (Department of History, Brigham Young University) Published on H-Low-Countries (January, 2007)

The Rise and Decline of a Private Zoo

Author: 
Claudia Swan
Reviewer: 
Kimberlee Cloutier-Blazzard

Cloutier-Blazzard on Swan, 'Art, Science, and Witchcraft in Early Modern Holland: Jacques de Gheyn II (1565-1629)'

Claudia Swan. Art, Science, and Witchcraft in Early Modern Holland: Jacques de Gheyn II (1565-1629). Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2005. xvii + 254 pp. $87.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-521-82674-7.

Reviewed by Kimberlee Cloutier-Blazzard (Independent Scholar) Published on H-Low-Countries (January, 2007)

Wit and Witches in the Art of Jacob de Gheyn II

Author: 
CÖ¡tia Antunes
Reviewer: 
Susan R. Boettcher

Boettcher on Antunes, 'Globalisation in the Early Modern Period: The Economic Relationship between Amsterdam and Lisbon, 1640-1705'

CÖ¡tia Antunes. Globalisation in the Early Modern Period: The Economic Relationship between Amsterdam and Lisbon, 1640-1705. Amsterdam: Aksant, 2004. Illustrations + index. $29.95 (paper), ISBN 978-90-5260-164-9.

Reviewed by Susan R. Boettcher (Department of History, University of Texas at Austin) Published on H-Low-Countries (November, 2006)

A Historical Example of Globalization?

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