Publications

This page presents a selection of recent books. For more publications, please visit the personal pages of our staff.

Journal of Literary Semantics
28 January 2014
The Journal of Literary Semantics has recently published a special issue on the topic of ‘Explorations in Cognitive Literary Science’.
Troy: City, Homer and Turkey
14 January 2014
'Troy: City, Homer and Turkey' (edited by Floris van den Eijnde) presents the latest findings with regard to both the historical and the legendary Troy.
Communicating Observations. Redactie: Dirk van Miert
13 January 2014
The case studies in this volume juxtapose instances of knowledge exchange across a variety of fields usually studied in isolation.
Klimaatengineering: hype, hoop of wanhoop? Door Monique Riphagen Frans Brom
16 December 2013
With this report, the Rathenau Institute wants to contribute to the political and societal debate about climate engineering in the Netherlands.
The Oxford Guide to the Historical Reception of Augustine
8 November 2013
This book is a ground-breaking international and interdisciplinary enterprise on the impact of the thought and work of Augustine of Hippo (AD 354 - 430).
Pedlars and the Popular Press - Jeroen Salman
6 November 2013
This book offers a new perspective on the role of the pedlars as an intermediary between established booksellers and a socially diverse reading public.
Geschiedenis van Zeeland deel 3: 1700-1850 - Paul Brusse & Arno Neele
29 October 2013
The third volume in the 'Geschiedenis van Zeeland' series, coauthored by Paul Brusse and Arno Neele, is recently published.
Colonial Exploitation and Economic Development - Ewout Frankema en Frans Buelens (red.)
27 September 2013
This book discusses the comparative legacy of colonial rule in the Netherlands Indies and Belgian Congo during the 19th and 20th centuries.
Reis naar het continent. Nederland en de Europese integratie, 1950 tot heden - Mathieu Segers
18 September 2013
The book 'Reis naar het continent. Nederland en de Europese integratie, 1950 tot heden' by historian Mathieu Segers has won the Prinsjesboekenprijs.
Cities of Commerce. Oscar Gelderblom
21 August 2013
In 'Cities of Commerce' Gelderblom describes a model for institutional changes in the European trade, based on the rivalry between cities.
 	Birdsong, Speech, and Language – Exploring the Evolution of Mind and Brain - M. Everaert en J. Bolhuis)
19 August 2013
In this book, leading scholars draw on the latest research to explore what birdsong can tell us about the biology of human speech and language.
VIEW - European Television Memories
1 July 2013
The third issue of VIEW highlights debates on how television fosters the moving borders of national memories.
Cyprus and the Renaissance
14 June 2013
This book presents the results of a research project on early modern Cyprus and its relations to Western cultural developments.
Von Eisbergen und ihren Spitzen. Spuren eines wissenschaftlichen Werdegangs
13 June 2013
On the occassion of Herrlitz' 70th birthday, the book 'Von Eisbergen und ihren Spitzen. Spuren eines wissenschaftlichen Werdegangs' was published.
Sproken and Written Language - Marco Mostert, Arpad Orban en Mary Garrison
21 May 2013
Historians, cultural historians, and students of texts, language, and linguistics, address the use of Latin and vernaculars in the Middle Ages.
The Posthuman - Rosi Braidotti (Polity Press, 2013)
15 May 2013
Rosi Braidotti’s new book 'The Posthuman' offers both an introduction and a major contribution to contemporary debates on the posthuman.
Neue Sachlichkeit
8 April 2013
The recently published volume 'Neue Sachlichkeit and Avant-Garde' contains a contribution by Hans Anten (former staff member of the Department of Dutch).
Jan Luiten van Zanden en Maarten Prak, Nederland en het poldermodel
26 February 2013
In this book Maarten Prak and Jan Luiten van Zanden trace the emergence and the influence of the typically Dutch 'poldermodel'.
Immanuel Kant
21 January 2013
Ernst-Otto Onnasch published a letter by Immanuel Kant in which he warns for governmental influence on the university.
7 January 2013
In this new book, Laura Basu shows how the memory of Ned Kelly was shaped, and investigates its role in the development of an Australian national identity.
19 December 2012
The book 'The appearance of the Dutch universities, 1800-2010' edited by Leen Dorsman and Peter Jan Knegtmans has been published.
5 December 2012
Edited by Marta Zarzycka and Bettina Papenburg, the book 'Carnal Aesthetics: Transgressive Imagery and Feminist Politics' appeared.
Alles wat je altijd al had willen weten over taal. De taalcanon
29 November 2012
In 'De taalcanon', fifty linguists describe what fascinates them about language, in a profound yet comprehensible manner.
29 November 2012
Six linguists from Utrecht University contributed to the book that covers all important questions about language.
'Nederland en de jaren zeventig' - Duco Hellema
26 November 2012
Prof. Duco Hellema published a book on the Dutch society in the seventies.
16 November 2012
Prof. Marcus Düwell’s new book Bioethics: Methods, Theories and Principles is a philosophically-oriented introduction to bioethics.
Geschiedenis van Zeeland, deel 2: van 1550 tot 1700 - Arno Neele & Paul Brusse
15 November 2012
Recently the second volume in the series 'Geschiedenis van Zeeland' has been published.
17 October 2012
This book is the first monograph on the theme of “new materialism,” an emerging trend in 21st-century thought.
16 October 2012
This volume explores the interactions between literature and screen based media over the past three decades.
15 October 2012
The contributors to this Companion (edited by Prof. Ton Hoenselaars) introduce the distinctive drama of Shakespeare and contemporary playwrights.

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