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Indonesian Cuisine Indonesian Cuisine

Selamat Makan

Food and its preparation are an integral part of the lives of the Indonesian people. Cooking is a time of community and celebration, and recipes, techniques and traditions are hand...

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Four Years till Tomorrow Four Years till Tomorrow

Despair and Hope in Wartime Dutch East Indies

The surrender of the Japanese in South East Asia on August 15th, 1945 was for Dutch civilian camp internees only the beginning of yet another period of upheaval, hostilities and pe...

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Star Children Star Children

The Holocaust may never be forgotten for its horrible stain on the history of mankind. Pinkhof’s book is about an episode which is unique in itself: a small group of Jews let go fr...

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When Canada Was Home When Canada Was Home

The Story of Dutch Princess Margriet

What is the story behind all those tulip bulbs Princess Juliana gave to Ottawa? This pictorial book by Albert VanderMey introduces the reader to a very unique, touching story that ...

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A Friend Among Enemies A Friend Among Enemies

The Incredible Story of Arie Van Mansum in the Holocaust

When the Nazis who had invaded the Netherlands in 1940, started deporting Dutch Jews eastwards in the Summer of 1942, Arie, realizing these fellow citizens were in danger, began - ...

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Freedom's Clothesline Freedom's Clothesline

Dutch citizens during World War II

The author who lived in the southern Dutch province of Limburg tells of her family’s struggles during the war years, interweaving it with stories of friends who gave shelter to bot...

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We Became Canadians We Became Canadians

In the immediate aftermath of World War II, a significant number of Canadian soldiers returned home to Canada to be followed by their brides, among whom were over a thousand Dutch ...

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Becoming Canadian Becoming Canadian

Memoirs of an Invisible Immigrant

Thousands of Western European immigrants streamed into Canada after the Second World War, seeking refuge from the economic devastation of their homelands. Many wanted to assimilate...

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Dissonant Worlds Dissonant Worlds

Roger Vandersteene Among the CreeAmong the Cree

When “Steentje” arrived in the wilderness of northern Canada in 1946 as a Flemish missionary, he found an aboriginal spirituality that inspired his own poetic and artistic nature a...

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Write Back Soon Write Back Soon

Letters from Immigrants in America

This book attempts to provide some essential background for the correspondence by immigrants from the Netherlands, while allowing them to speak for themselves. Brinks was able to f...

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American Travels of a Dutch Hobo American Travels of a Dutch Hobo

In 1923, Dutch seaman Gerard Leeflang fell in love with America and soon was an illegal alien. He had become entranced with what he had seen of New York City. He jumped ship and ab...

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100 Years Ago 100 Years Ago

Dutch Immigration to Manitoba in 1893

A party of 68 men, women and children may be seen as the vanguard of subsequent Dutch emigration waves to Canada. Who were they and where did they go? This book gives many answers ...

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My 38 Years in America My 38 Years in America

Winnipeg became the first home in Canada to the DeVries brothers, Klaas and Reindert, who arrived in Canada from Jubbega-Schurega in 1892. Their lengthy letter home prompted the fi...

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New Dutch Swing New Dutch Swing

One of the best book-length critical investigations of creative music, this engaging survey of a vital contemporary jazz scene presents an American music critic’s insightful accoun...

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Of Dutch Ways Of Dutch Ways

This popular book is an excellent introduction to the Netherlands, its history, culture, and contemporary life, written by a Dutch-born journalist, who also served as a tour guide ...

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Hans Brinker or The Silver Skates Hans Brinker or The Silver Skates

This is the story of a poor brother and sister in long-ago Holland. Here Hans and his sister Gretel experience championship skating, hunger and family hardship, and countless adven...

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Hans Brinker Teacher Guide Hans Brinker Teacher Guide

A Guide for Teachers and Students

Interact with some of the greatest American children’s literature ever written. Intelligent, thought-provoking questions and creative activities will enable students to experience ...

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A Short History of Amsterdam A Short History of Amsterdam

A city of paradoxes, and since the late 1500s the epicentre of the Netherlands. During much of the 17th century the city played a dominant role in world affairs as well. Long a glo...

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Sporen van verplaatsing Sporen van verplaatsing

Honderd jaar nieuwkomers in Overijssel

Trodden paths of migration, these can be traced in landscapes, in lives of people, in society. The author searched the archives of Overijssel for such traces and discovered materia...

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A Trimaran Sails the Seven Seas A Trimaran Sails the Seven Seas

A former radio-officer in the Dutch Merchant Navy, the author studied celestial navigation in Canada before becoming a Commander with an Ontario Sail Squadron. The Master Mariner b...

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Groote Beer Groote Beer

Dutch Heritage Ceramic Wall Plaque

This exclusive Delft blue-style wall plaque makes a great gift, specifically for immigration anniversaries, reunions and family gatherings. The Groote Beer, the Waterman and he Zui...

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Volendam I Volendam I

Dutch Heritage Ceramic Wall Plaque

This exclusive Delft blue-style ceramic wall plaque makes a great commemorative gift, especially for anniversaries of an immigration date, immigration reunions and family gathering...

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Waterman Waterman

Dutch Heritage Ceramic Wall Plaque

This exclusive Delft blue-style plaque make a great gift, specifically for immigration anniversaries, reunions and family gatherings. Originally a freighter, the Waterman was conve...

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Zuiderkruis Zuiderkruis

Dutch Heritage Ceramic Wall Plaque

This exclusive Delft blue-style wall plaque makes a great gift, specifically for immigration anniversaries, reunions and family gatherings. Built in 1944 as a WWII convertable frei...

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Maasdam IV Maasdam IV

Dutch Heritage Ceramic Wall Plaque

Delft blue-style tiles make great gifts, specifically for immigration anniversaries, reunions and family gatherings. A sister ship of the Ryndam, both ships were the first two-clas...

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Ryndam II Ryndam II

Dutch Heritage Ceramic Wall Plaque

This exclusive Delft blue-style ceramic wall plaque makes a great gift, specifically for immigration anniversaries, reunions and family gatherings. The Ryndam II made its maiden v...

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DC4 DC4

Dutch Heritage Ceramic Wall Plaque

This exclusive Delft blue-style ceramic wall plaque makes a great gift, specifically for immigration anniversaries, reunions and family gatherings. First trip from Schiphol to Mont...

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Constellation Constellation

Dutch Heritage Ceramic Wall Plaque

This exclusive Delft blue-style ceramic wall plaque makes a great gift, specifically for immigration anniversaries, reunions and family gatherings. First flight from Schiphol to Mo...

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Super Constellation Super Constellation

Dutch Heritage Ceramic Wall Plaque

This exclusive Delft blue-style ceramic wall plaque makes a great gift, specifically for immigration anniversaries, reunions and family gatherings. First flight from Schiphol to M...

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DC7 DC7

Dutch Heritage Ceramic Wall Plaque

This exclusive Delft blue-style ceramic wall plaque makea a great gift, specifically for immigration anniversaries, reunions and family gatherings. First flight from Schiphol to Mo...

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DC8 DC8

Dutch Heritage Ceramic Wall Plaque

This exclusive Delft blue-style ceramic wall plaque makea a great gift, specifically for immigration anniversaries, reunions and family gatherings. First flight from Schiphol to Mo...

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Boeing 747 Boeing 747

Dutch Heritage Ceramic Wall Plaque

This exclusive Delft blue-style ceramic wall plaque makea a great gift, specifically for immigration anniversaries, reunions and family gatherings. First flight from Schiphol to Mo...

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DC10 DC10

Dutch Heritage Ceramic Wall Plaque

This exclusive Delft blue-style ceramic wall plaque makea a great gift, specifically for immigration anniversaries, reunions and family gatherings. First flight with this KLM aircr...

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Boeing 767 Boeing 767

Dutch Heritage Ceramic Wall Plaque

This exclusive Delft blue-style ceramic wall plaque makea a great gift, specifically for immigration anniversaries, reunions and family gatherings. First KLM Boeing 767 flight from...

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Across The Atlantic (DVD) Across The Atlantic (DVD)

(DVD)

Between 1928 and 1971, 3.8 million people worldwide immigrated to Canada. The majority of European immigrants landed at Pier 21 in Halifax, Nova Scotia. Among them were many from t...

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Across the Atlantic (VHS) Across the Atlantic (VHS)

Between 1928 and 1971, 3.8 million people worldwide immigrated to Canada. The majority of European immigrants landed at Pier 21 in Halifax, Nova Scotia. Among them were many from t...

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Batavia's Graveyard Batavia's Graveyard

The True Story of the Mad Heretic Who Led History's Bloodiest Mutiny

In 1628 the Dutch East India Company loaded the Batavia, the flagship of its fleet, with a king’s ransom in gold, silver, and gems for her maiden voyage to Java. The ship itself wa...

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American Railroads in the Nineteenth Century American Railroads in the Nineteenth Century

Railroads in the U.S. were the Internet of the 19th century. The whole country opened up. Industry exploded. Numerous fortunes were made, lost, and sometimes made again, and includ...

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Slow Train to Paradise Slow Train to Paradise

How Dutch Investment Helped Build American Railroads

Railroad historians have long been aware of Dutch investment in the building of American railroads, but until this book it has not been known how massive this investment was. This ...

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Railways in the Netherlands Railways in the Netherlands

A Brief History, 1834-1994

Europe’s Lowlands is a country of windmills, canals and ... a very extensive railway system which in addition to freight is a significant people mover. Just like the waterways did ...

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Storms, Ice, and Whales Storms, Ice, and Whales

The Antarctic Adventures of a Dutch Artist on a Norwegian Whaler

During the heroic age of Antarctic exploration in 1923, Dutch artist Willem van der Does talked his way aboard a Norwegian whaler and made a daring, often dangerous voyage to Antar...

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Indonesia Indonesia

A country of incredible beauty and stupefying extremes, Indonesia sprawls across one-eighth of the globe, stretching between Malaysia and Australia. This is the most complex single...

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Tulipmania Tulipmania

Money, Honor, and Knowledge in the Dutch Golden Age

The meteoric rise and subsequent crash of the Dutch tulip trade in the 1600s, popularly known as Tulipmania, continues to be used in newspaper articles and financial newsletters th...

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Dutch Jewry during the Emancipation Period Dutch Jewry during the Emancipation Period

Gothic Turrets on a Corinthian Building

By the end of the eighteenth century, Dutch Jews enjoyed complete freedom of religion, but economic discrimination left the majority of them penniless. Moreover, a bitter conflict ...

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Dutch-English---English-Dutch Standard Dictionary Dutch-English---English-Dutch Standard Dictionary

Over 35,000 entries are included in this useful dictionary. Pronunciation is provided for each entry, as well as a basic pronunciation chart for the Dutch language. A list of abbre...

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Dutch-English---English-Dutch Concise Dictionary Dutch-English---English-Dutch Concise Dictionary

With a brief introduction to Dutch grammar. This compact portable dictionary contains also a concise overview of English grammar for Dutch speakers. Over 7,000 entries each way....

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Indonesian Dictionary & Phrase Book Indonesian Dictionary & Phrase Book

This handy, 3,000-essential Indonesian words reference book can open the door to communicating with the 200 million people who live in the South Pacific archipelago country of Indo...

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In een Japanse stroomversnelling In een Japanse stroomversnelling

Berichten van Nederlandse watermannen (1872-1903)

The export of skills and expertise of the Dutch has old coinage and exotic destinations. In the 1870s, seven Dutch hydraulic engineers and four bricklayers/wickerworkers laboured a...

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Rondje IJsselmeer Rondje IJsselmeer

Tochtjes voor doeners en thuisblijvers

Acquaint yourself with more of the 'hidden' treasures of the Netherlands which are actually on full display. Picturesque and historic harbour towns, centuries-old sea dikes, expans...

USD 11.95 / CAD 14.95

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Rotterdam Rotterdam

Guidebook: English edition

Over 150 photographs cover all facets of the Rotterdam experience, the second largest city in the Netherlands and the largest port of all of Europe. Situated on the banks of the Ni...

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Amsterdam Amsterdam

Guidebook: English edition

I Love Amsterdam! This pictorial book offers a representative impression of the city people, but especially young people it seems, love to visit. For many people abroad Amsterdam i...

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The Windmill Herald - 1012 Back Copies Set The Windmill Herald - 1012 Back Copies Set

Following the announcement of The Windmill Herald’s exit, an interest has emerged in back issues. A set of 12 issues published in 2012, includes the Farewell Issue and the Dutch He...

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Holland at its Loveliest DVD Holland at its Loveliest DVD

(The Netherlands)

This unique video tour of the Netherlands takes the viewer to the most beautiful and interesting places of this tiny country on the North Sea rim of continental Europe. Watching it...

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Noord-Holland I DVD Noord-Holland I DVD

(Main focus on region North of Amsterdam)

Volume 1. The ‘Heart of Holland’ may have shifted away from the region this DVD production examines, but a visit there is very worthwhile. The prosperity of bygone ages is very evi...

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The American Diary of Jacob Van Hinte The American Diary of Jacob Van Hinte

This diary provides a look behind the pen of Dutch American life observer and writer Jacob Van Hinte who toured the United States extensively in 1921 for his dissertation Nederland...

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Lest We Forget Lest We Forget

A Dutch-Jewish family’s thriller-true story of Nazi persecution and survival in the Netherlands. Mandy and her younger sister lived with various Dutch families in the country’s Sou...

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Leaving Home Forever Leaving Home Forever

Were they the reconnaissance men sent to ‘spy’ out Canada for the settlement of Dutch labourers? Klaas and Reindert de Vries, two bachelor brothers from poverty stricken Jubbega, F...

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Prisma Nederlands-Engels Prisma Nederlands-Engels

Contains 39,000 keywords, offers 48,000 meanings and about 19,000 sample sentences. Widely used in the Dutch school system....

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Holland and the Hollanders Holland and the Hollanders

Nature and Nostalgia

Exquisite nature scenery, architecture and daily life photographs, all full colour, that reveal the stunning landscapes and cultural variety of the Netherlands. The photographer wh...

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