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4 April 2017
In this book, Josine Blok proposes a new view of citizenship in classical Athens, bringing together hitherto distinct approaches to the classical community.
17 February 2017
This book by Rolf Strootman systematically charts the socio-political and cultural memory of the Persian Empire and defines them in relation to one another.
7 February 2017
In this book, David Onnekink reinterprets the view that the Dutch Forty Years War (1672-1713), was a struggle against the expansionism of Louis XIV.
17 January 2017
In this book, Wim Denslagen explores how travellers described the cityscapes of London, Paris and New York, three world capitals admired for their beauty.
5 December 2016
Thijs Weststeijn, Eric Jorink and Frits Scholten pioneer in applying global art history to the Low Countries in 'Netherlandish Art in its Global Context'.
29 November 2016
Utrecht historians Laurien Crump and Elmar Hellendoorn contributed to 'Negotiating the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty'.
27 September 2016
Onder redactie van Erwin Muller, Beatrice de Graaf en Georg Frerks biedt dit handboek een overzicht van relevante inzichten op het terrein van conflict.
13 September 2016
Pepijn Corduwener deconstructs the myth of the quick emergence of one consensual Western European model of democracy after 1945.
19 July 2016
In this new book, Fenneke Sysling describes the way Dutch racial scientists tried to make sense of the human diversity in the Indonesian archipelago.
14 July 2016
The volume on this enigmatic manuscript provides a unique window into early medieval Bavaria at a time of cultural flowering and political upheaval.
Bas van Bavel - The Invisible Hand?
4 July 2016
In his new book, Bas van Bavel presents a historical investigation into the rise and fall of market economies.
Book 'Collecting for the Public'
14 June 2016
This collection of 34 essays honours art historian Peter Hecht upon his retirement as "the great champion of public art collections".
6 June 2016
In this biography, Laura Visser-Maessen sheds new light on one of the foremost leaders of the civil rights movement, Robert Parris Moses.
Genocide. New Perspectives on its Causes, Courses and Consequences (2016)
30 May 2016
This new book, edited by Ugur Ümit Üngör, offers a range of perspectives from different disciplines on genocidal violence.
Religious Franks. Religion and power in the Frankish Kingdoms: Studies in honour of Mayke de Jong (2016)
30 May 2016
This volume in honour of Mayke De Jong offers twenty-five essays focused upon the importance of religion to Frankish politics.
21 January 2016
Historian Ruben Schalk is on of the authors of 'Kansen in het Koninkrijk. Studiebeurzen 1815-2015'.
Police violence after social uprising in Paris’ suburb Clichy, 1 May 1891 - Photo: Wikimedia Commons
15 January 2016
Every fortnight a new blogpost will be published on the ERC project website ‘Securing Europe, Fighting Its Enemies 1815-1914’.
Boek Christine de Pezan in Bruges
10 December 2015
This book focuses on the background of the commissioner, the codicological aspects and the unfinished illumination programme of the manuscript from 1475.
12 November 2015
In his new book, Rudie Botha adresses the shows how we can understand the evolution of language without direct evidence.
23 October 2015
The acclaimed book 'De herschepping van de wereld' by Floris Cohen is now available in English.
12 October 2015
Performances of Peace explores the relationship between the political aspects and the cultural representations of the Peace of Utrecht.
Book Intellectual Origins of the Republic: Ahmet Ağaoğlu and the Genealogy of Liberalism in Turkey
6 October 2015
Ozan Ӧzavcı has written this in-depth study that places under scrutiny the Turkish idea of liberty.
9 September 2015
This new book explores the issues involved in using historical data in population reconstruction research.
Hitler's Brudervolk, by Geraldien von Freitag
25 August 2015
In her new book Geraldien von Frijtag explores Dutch colonial aspirations and initiatives during WWII.
Re-imagining Western Art, Hestia Bavelaar
24 August 2015
An overview and analysis of the discussions and writings about the way the art historical discipline should adapt to new global thinking and practice.
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22 May 2015
Beatrice de Graaf and Daan Weggemans conclude that the reintegration of jihadist ex-detainees often does not run smoothly.
29 April 2015
A new book of historian Tine de Moor will be published at Cambridge University Press, entitled 'The Dilemma of the Commoners'.
2 April 2015
In his new book, Rob Kroes, a major voice in transnational America Studies, addresses politics and culture in post-9/11 America.
10 February 2015
This volume investigates the role played by the resources of the past in forming the identities of communities in Early Medieval Western Europe.
9 February 2015
In 'The Warsaw Pact Reconsidered', Laurien Crump presents the findings of her PhD research on a pivotal period in the Cold War.

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