This page presents a selection of recent books. For more publications, please visit the personal pages of our staff.
17 September 2018
In August the book 'The Cambridge Companion to the Dutch Golden Age' has been published by Cambridge University Press.
3 September 2018
In August 2018 Maarten Prak's 'Citizens without Nations. Urban Citizenship in Europe and the World c. 1000-1789' has launched.
18 May 2018
In this book, Merlijn Hurx argues that transformations in building organisation in 15th century Northern Europe laid the foundations for modern architecture.
15 May 2018
Constantin Ardeleanu wrote a biography of John Stokes, the first British commissioner in the European Commission of the Danube (1856-1871).
10 April 2018
Co-edited by Sarah Moran, this special issue considers activities of Catholic and Protestant women in Europe and the Americas in the 16th to 18th centuries.
23 March 2018
In 'Het socialisme van nu' Ido de Haan and Anne-Marie Mreijen compiled important texts and correspondences of politician Marinus van der Goes van Naters.
28 February 2018
Political developments in Italy are a precursor for the rest of Europe, conclude Pepijn Corduwener and Arthur Weststeijn in their book 'Proeftuin Italië'.
13 February 2018
This book shows that 70 years of EU have taught us the difficulty of European solidarity and political unanimity. Co-edited by Liesbeth van de Grift.
14 December 2017
The journal is committed to promoting the scholarly study of perpetrators of mass killings, political violence, and genocide.
24 November 2017
The essays in this book illuminate the current state of Rembrandt studies and suggest avenues for future inquiry. With a contribution by Thijs Weststeijn.
10 November 2017
This book examines how rural Europe emerged as a key site of local, national and international governance. Co-edited by Liesbeth van de Grift.
15 August 2017
This book argues that the ability to adapt, innovate and learn from the past is crucial for the success of intelligence organizations. Co-edited by Eleni Braat.
1 August 2017
Jewish Love Magic is a monograph by Ortal-Paz Saar dedicated to the supernatural methods employed by Jews in order to generate love, grace or hate.
28 July 2017
Open Access journal Early Modern Low Countries (EMLC) offers a home to state-of-the-art academic scholarship on any aspect of the early modern Low Countries.
12 June 2017
Interdisciplinary Studies in Ancient Culture and Religion is a peer-reviewed series, volume 16 is written by Saskia Stevens.
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
Laurien Crump and Elmar Hellendoorn contribute to 'Negotiating the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty'
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.
4 July 2016
In his new book, Bas van Bavel presents a historical investigation into the rise and fall of market economies.
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.
30 May 2016
This new book, edited by Ugur Ümit Üngör, offers a range of perspectives from different disciplines on genocidal violence.
30 May 2016
This volume in honour of Mayke De Jong offers twenty-five essays focused upon the importance of religion to Frankish politics.