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Amsterdam: A History of the World’s Most Liberal City



An endlessly entertaining portrait of the city of Amsterdam and the ideas that make it unique, by the author of the acclaimed Island at the Center of the World

Tourists know Amsterdam as a picturesque city of low-slung brick houses lining tidy canals; student travelers know it for its legal brothels and hash bars; art lovers know it for Rembrandt’s glorious portraits.

But the deeper history of Amsterdam, what makes it one of the most fascinating places on earth, is bound up in its unique…


Amsterdam

Author : Russell Shorto  |  Pub Date: 2013-10-22  |  Publisher : Vintage

ISBN 10 : 9780385534581
ISBN 13 : 0385534582

An endlessly entertaining portrait of the city of Amsterdam and the ideas that make it unique, by the author of the acclaimed Island at the Center of the World Tourists know Amster..


Miniaturiste

Author : Jessie Burton  |  Pub Date: 2017-03-02T00:00:00+01:00  |  Publisher : Editions Gallimard

ISBN 10 : 9782072714290
ISBN 13 : 207271429X

Nella Oortman n’a que dix-huit ans ce jour d’automne 1686 où elle quitte son village pour rejoindre à Amsterdam son mari, Johannes Brandt. Homme d’âge mûr, riche marchand..


A History Of The World

Author : Andrew Marr  |  Pub Date: 2012-09-27  |  Publisher : Pan Macmillan

ISBN 10 : 9780230767539
ISBN 13 : 0230767532

Our understanding of world history is changing, as new discoveries are made on all the continents and old prejudices are being challenged. In this truly global journey Andrew Marr ..


A History Of The World In Sixteen Shipwrecks

Author : Stewart Gordon  |  Pub Date: 2015-05-05  |  Publisher : ForeEdge from University Press of New England

ISBN 10 : 9781611685404
ISBN 13 : 1611685400

Roman triremes of the Mediterranean. The treasure fleet of the Spanish Main. Great ocean liners of the Atlantic. Stories of disasters at sea fire the imagination as little else can..


A History Of New York

Author : Washington Irving  |  Pub Date: 1859  |  Publisher :

ISBN 10 : HARVARD:HW1Y5D
ISBN 13 :

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A History Of The World

Author : Chester G. Starr  |  Pub Date: 1960  |  Publisher :

ISBN 10 : UCAL:B3797728
ISBN 13 :

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A History Of Corporate Governance Around The World

Author : Randall K. Morck  |  Pub Date: 2007-11-01  |  Publisher : University of Chicago Press

ISBN 10 : 0226536831
ISBN 13 : 9780226536835

For many Americans, capitalism is a dynamic engine of prosperity that rewards the bold, the daring, and the hardworking. But to many outside the United States, capitalism seems lik..


A History Of New York

Author : Washington Irving  |  Pub Date: 1820  |  Publisher : London : J. Murray

ISBN 10 : HARVARD:32044011372091
ISBN 13 :

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A History Of Credit And Power In The Western World

Author : Scott B. MacDonald  |  Pub Date: 2001  |  Publisher : Transaction Publishers

ISBN 10 : 1412815398
ISBN 13 : 9781412815390

The end of the Cold War put the planet on a new track, abruptly replacing the familiar world of bipolarity, red phones, and intercontinental ballistic missiles with the strange new..