The Dutch American Identity

The Dutch American Identity

Festival to be 'Dutch'” and urged residents to wear costumes, ... In 1971, 1972, and 1973 “Put the Dutch into the Dutch Festival” was again the Festival's ...

Author: Terence Schoone-Jongen

Publisher: Cambria Press

ISBN: 9781604975659

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 378

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Each year, thousands of communities across the United States celebrate their ethnic heritages, values, and identities through the medium of festivals. Drawing together elements of ethnic pride, nostalgia, religious values, economic motives, cultural memory, and a spirit of celebration, these festivals are performances that promote and preserve a community's unique identity and heritage, while at the same time attempting to place the ethnic community within the larger American experience. Although these aims are pervasive across ethnic heritage celebrations, two festivals that appear similar may nevertheless serve radically different social and political aims. Accordingly, The Dutch American Identity examines five Dutch American festivals-three of which are among the oldest ethnic heritage festivals in the United States-in order to determine what such festivals mean and do for the staging communities. Although Dutch Americans were historically among the first ethnic groups to stage ethnic heritage festivals designed to attract outside audiences, and despite the fact that several Dutch American festivals have met with sustained success, little scholarship has focused on this ethnic group's festivals. Moreover, studies that have considered festivals staged by communities of European descent have typically focused on a single festival. The Dutch American Identity thus, on the one hand, seeks to call attention to the historical development and current sociocultural significance of Dutch American heritage festivals. On the other hand, this study aims to elucidate the ties that bind the five communities that stage these festivals together rather than studying one festival in isolation from the others. Creatively combining several methodologies, The Dutch American Identity describes and analyzes how the social, political, and ethical values of the five communities are expressed (performed, acted out, represented, costumed, and displayed) in their respective festivals. Rather than relying on familiar, even stereotypical, notions of "the Midwest," "rural America," "conservative America," etc., that often appear in contemporary political discourse, Schoone-Jongen shows just how complex and contradictory these festivals are in the ways they represent each community. At the same time, by placing these festivals within the context of American history, Schoone-Jongen also demonstrates how and why each festival is a microcosm of particular cultural, social, and political developments in modern America. The Dutch American Identity is an important book for sociology, performance studies, folklore, immigration history, anthropology, and cultural history collections.
Categories: Biography & Autobiography

Transformations of Knowledge in Dutch Expansion

Transformations of Knowledge in Dutch Expansion

... not only the retrieval of knowledge from Dutch projects of expansion, but also the handling of those material forms of knowledge once back in Holland, ...

Author: Susanne Friedrich

Publisher: Walter de Gruyter GmbH & Co KG

ISBN: 9783110391466

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 262

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In the 17th and 18th centuries, people, objects, and texts travelled around the world aboard Dutch ships. This book explores how these circulations transformed the knowledge in Asian and European societies. It focuses on epistemic changes in historiography, geography, religion, philosophy as well as in everyday life. Emphasizing transformations, the volume reconstructs semantic shifts of knowledge as well as adjustments to new cultural contexts.
Categories: Literary Criticism

Home Language and School in a European Perspective

Home Language and School in a European Perspective

the medium of Dutch . Once a week , in the late afternoon , Maaike goes to her
sports club where all the instruction is in Dutch , but where she meets another
friend with whom she speaks Frisian . During dinner it is Frisian again . In the
evening ...

Author: Ton Vallen


ISBN: UOM:39015037307678

Category: Language and languages

Page: 146

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Categories: Language and languages

Dutch the diver or A man s mistake

Dutch the diver  or  A man s mistake

he gets out in the hot sunshine , that's about what he'll do , and lie on his back
and smoke cigarettes while one works . Say , Mr. Pug , I wish you was going with
us ! ” He went and had another stoke at the fire , and glanced at Dutch's back , for

Author: George Manville Fenn


ISBN: OXFORD:600073950

Category: Adventure stories

Page: 366

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Categories: Adventure stories

The Early Years of a Dutch Colonial Mission

The Early Years of a Dutch Colonial Mission

20 The English borrowing , exploitatie , appears again and again in Kruyt ' s letters , even in those letters he wrote before arriving in Deli , revealing ...

Author: Rita Smith Kipp

Publisher: University of Michigan Press

ISBN: 0472101765

Category: Social Science

Page: 257

View: 987

This fascinating story of a Dutch Reformed mission among the Karo of North Sumatra chronicles the field's first fifteen years - 1889-1904. Plantation executives sponsored the mission, hoping to enlist the Karo as Christian allies in a colonial war against Muslim "fanatics." But the Karo hated the plantations, and likewise distrusted and resisted the missionaries. Civil servants saw the mission as a forerunner of the government's annexation of the Sumatran highlands, and in the military expedition to take the region, the missionaries played a prominent role. Consequently, the missionaries found their credibility diminished by their links to the despised colonial apparatus. Nonetheless, the missionaries' motives were religious, and they struggled with the compromises that made their work possible, yet ultimately precluded its success. Unlike other missionary studies - that focus on biography or on large regions - this historical ethnography concentrates on a single field, and on the personalities and activities of the several men who pioneered it in its formative years. It examines the missionaries' assumptions and values, describe how the missionaries contrasted themselves with the government and capitalist business, and explores the difficulties of translating Christianity across a great cultural gulf. The Early Years of a Dutch Colonial Mission will give pause to anyone who has thought missionaries heroic, or to anyone who has thought them mislead.
Categories: Social Science

Pre Columbian Collections in Dutch Museums

Pre Columbian Collections in Dutch Museums

in the Netherlands . Hendrik ... By the next year the Dutch had conquered Olinda
( the provincial capital ) , Recife and Antonio Vaz in Pernambuco . A year later the
Dutch ... A few weeks later Pernambuco was again ' Dutch ' territory . Maurice ...

Author: Roswitha Manning


ISBN: UVA:X001808597

Category: Anthropological museums and collections

Page: 112

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Categories: Anthropological museums and collections

A Large Dictionary English and Dutch in Two Parts

A Large Dictionary English and Dutch  in Two Parts

Herromen , Taken again , retaken . HERSTELLEN , to Restore , reestablish , redress , reHet schip wierdt hernomen , The ship was retatrieve ken .

Author: Willem Sewel


ISBN: KBNL:UBU000009890



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Pamphlets Printing and Political Culture in the Early Dutch Republic

Pamphlets  Printing  and Political Culture in the Early Dutch Republic

... and bad weather," and the "heavy burden on the back of the fatherland. ... incidentally followed by a translation into Dutch, again reflecting that this ...

Author: C. Harline

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 9024735114

Category: History

Page: 332

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This book resulted from a desire to understand the role of pamphlets in the political life of that most curious early modern state, the Dutch Republic. The virtues of abundance and occasional liveliness have made "little blue books," as they were called, a favorite historical source-that is why I came to study them in the first place. I But the more I dug into pamphlets for this fact or that, the more questions I had about their 2 contemporary purpose and role. Who wrote pamphlets and why? For whom were they intended? How and by whom were pamphlets brought to press and distributed, and what does this reveal? Why did their number increase so greatly? Who read them? How were pamphlets different from other media? In short, I began to view pamphlets not as repositories of historical facts but as a historical phenomenon in their own right. 3 I have looked for answers to these questions in governmental and church records, private letters, publishing records and related materials about printers, booksellers, and pamphleteers, and of course in pam phlets themselves. Like so many other students of the early press and its products, I discovered only scattered, incomplete images of actual con ditions, such as the readership or popularity of pamphlets. On the other hand, I found much material which reflected what people believed about "little books.
Categories: History

Slavery in Dutch South Africa

Slavery in Dutch South Africa

Rewards were offered for drosters, which were increased in 1 743 : again, a possible response to the increase in escapes during that crisis decade.83 ...

Author: Nigel Worden

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 9780521258753

Category: History

Page: 207

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This first comprehensive analysis of slavery in early colonial South Africa, based on research in Britain, the Netherlands and South Africa, examines the nature of Cape slavery with reference to the literature on other slave societies. Dr Worden shows how the slave economy developed in town and countryside, and discusses the dynamics of the slave market, the growth of land concentration, the harsh life on the farm, and the developing polarisation of rural race relations. He analyses the relation of fear and brutality in small farming communities and demonstrates that, contrary to previous assumptions, small-scale slavery produced conditions as severe as those experienced in the large-scale slave-holding systems of the Deep South. However, Cape slavery was exceptional in that manumission was rare and unity among slaves was inhibited by their diverse origins. The study is an important contribution to an understanding of the development of South African colonial society and to comparative slave studies.
Categories: History

A New Dictionary of the English and Dutch Language

A New Dictionary of the English and Dutch Language

Genting again , eind Recollect ; Iemand iets Recovery . to Remember a thing to one , Herkruisen , b . w . vol . 10 Cruiso 10 Pus one in wind of a thing ...

Author: Dirk Bomhoff


ISBN: NYPL:33433075922769

Category: Dutch language


View: 750

Categories: Dutch language

In Dutch Again

In Dutch Again

The book cover was illustrated by Lucette's son Nair Komproe while he was participating in the Museum of Art Fort Lauderdale summercamp in 2007.

Author: Barbara Workinger


ISBN: 1403324301

Category: Fiction

Page: 176

View: 888

BLESSED THROUGH HOMELESSNESS takes you through Lucette's life... the trials and tribulations that took her from privilege to homelessness as a single mother. She reveals to us that her love of our Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ, guided her in sustaining HOPE and her incredible RESILIENCY. Today, Lucette is a active member of Christ Church United Methodist, and the Director of the Faith In Action program at The Shepherd's Way Homeless Ministry who shepherds homeless families to independence through God's love in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. The book cover was illustrated by Lucette's son Nair Komproe while he was participating in the Museum of Art Fort Lauderdale summercamp in 2007. A special thanks for the help and support that Nair recieved from Dianne Sepielli of Broward County School Board and all the leaders and teachers of the Museum of Art Fort Lauderdale. Nair was blessed with many talents and his sister Chrystel is following his footsteps.
Categories: Fiction

Dutch Design

Dutch Design

The Netherlands' two largest silver manufacturers again participated, although it was obvious that Begeer had not taken the aim to exhibit 'honest' and ...

Author: Mienke Simon Thomas

Publisher: Reaktion Books

ISBN: 9781861894724

Category: Art

Page: 274

View: 144

Experimentation and Dutch design have long gone hand in hand, from postage stamps to the Rietveld chair to the clean simplicity of Schiphol airport. Mienke Simon Thomas skillfully details the groundbreaking accomplishments and popular products of Dutch design in Dutch Design Culture. Thomas, a museum curator, delves deeply into the rich design history of the Netherlands, beginning with the historical roots of Dutch crafts education and the moral and social ideals of modernism that became central to the nation’s cultural dialogue. Touching upon such issues as the emergence of the professional industrial designer, public work initiatives, debates about design as art, and the provocative notion of “anti-design,” Thomas argues that though Dutch design from the beginning has been driven by aims of functionality, simplicity, and affordability, it has also embraced luxury and exclusivity. The book also discusses the role played by leading Dutch designers and their works, including Wim Crouwel, Marcel Wanders, and the design collective Droog Design. An unprecedented, detailed history, Dutch Design Culture is a critical primer on one of the leading national design movements today.
Categories: Art

The Dutch Diaspora

The Dutch Diaspora

Although the Dutch had explored the coasts of the Guianas in the six teenth century, ... The largest percentage went back to The Netherlands.

Author: Howard J. Wiarda

Publisher: Lexington Books

ISBN: 9780739154427

Category: History

Page: 250

View: 526

The Dutch Diaspora is a comprehensive and personal study of the former colonial empire of the Netherlands. The Netherlands is considered one of the most successful societies and at one point was the world's largest empire_stretching from Japan to the United States. The author, Howard Wiarda, who grew up in western Michigan and is himself of Dutch descent, combines thorough scholarship with first-hand experience of travels to the far-flung former colonies. The study analyzes how colonies reacted to the ideological beliefs implanted by the Dutch settlers and how those colonies evolved in terms of cultural, religious, and political beliefs. For example, the Dutch in the seventeenth century brought Calvinism to South Africa and entrepreneurialism to New Amsterdam and Cura_ao and in the nineteenth century supported slave plantation systems in Indonesia and Suriname, but as time passed the evolution of the colonies was telling. The United States outgrew Great Britain in wealth and power, but while Calvinism declined in the Netherlands it remained vibrant and progressive in the American Midwest. In many ways, the former colonies adapted to modernization better than the mother country. The Dutch Diaspora is an insightful and accessible study of colonialism useful to upper-level undergraduates and all students and researchers of Dutch history.
Categories: History

Death And Medical Power An Ethical Analysis Of Dutch Euthanasia Practice

Death And Medical Power  An Ethical Analysis Of Dutch Euthanasia Practice

The 337 physicians in his sample together received not quite 100 requests for PAS in 1983 and again in 1984, but more than 360 requests for euthanasia.

Author: ten Have, Henk

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education (UK)

ISBN: 9780335217557

Category: Medical

Page: 242

View: 252

"This book is a well-referenced review of the history of the societal debate, attempts at regulation, and the practice itself. In addition, it discusses important and insightful distinctions (active-passive; omission-commission; outcomes-intentions). The unique basis for their conclusion makes an outstanding contribution to the literature." Robert D. Orr, MD, CM, Professor of Bioethics,at Loma Linda University, California, USA. How have Dutch debates on end-of-life care developed so differently from most other countries, finally resulting in the legalization of euthanasia? What are the relevant legal, medical and ethical dimensions of euthanasia and physician assisted suicide? What lessons can be learned from the Dutch experience with euthanasia? In all modern countries a good death and relief of suffering are important issues of public debate. The bioethical debate in the Netherlands is unique since it has been focusing on the issue of euthanasia for more than thirty years. This book describes the debate, explains its origins, and analyses its development, resulting in the legislation of euthanasia. It also presents data on the medical practice of euthanasia with examples of cases. Death and Medical Power details the evolution as well as the complexities of the legal responses to physician involvement in euthanasia. The authors analyze the ethical debate concerning euthanasia, discussing the pros and cons of medical termination of human life. The book concludes with a section on the lessons to be learned from the Dutch experience. This unique study will be of relevance to all clinicians and other professionals involved in end-of-life care, to health policy makers and educators, as well as anybody else interested in the ethics of euthanasia.
Categories: Medical

Dutch Film

Dutch Film

This award again underlined the quality of Dutch animated films , which has long
been recognized internationally . Holland Animation , intended to promote the
interests of animators , was founded in 1973 and has been particularly active at ...



ISBN: UCSC:32106012619224

Category: Motion pictures


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Categories: Motion pictures

Dutch A Comprehensive Grammar

Dutch  A Comprehensive Grammar

vanouds (her) from way back, from childhood van jongs af (aan) 10.3.21 Adverbs of time with alternative translations in Dutch 'Afterwards' ...

Author: Bruce Donaldson

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

ISBN: 9781317217992

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 440

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Dutch: A Comprehensive Grammar is a complete reference to modern Dutch grammar. The volume is organized to promote a thorough understanding, and offers a stimulating analysis of the complexities of the language, while providing clear explanations. Throughout, the emphasis is on Dutch as used by present-day native-speakers. An extensive index and numbered paragraphs provide readers with easy access to the information they require. Concentrating on the real patterns of use in Dutch through accessible descriptions of the language, Dutch: A Comprehensive Grammar is an essential reference source for the learner of Dutch.
Categories: Foreign Language Study

History in Dutch Studies

History in Dutch Studies

He had come back, but then again he hadn't. How can I explain? How can I choose a fitting Dutch word to express myself? I have no choice.

Author: Robert B. Howell

Publisher: University Press of America

ISBN: 0761825673

Category: History

Page: 246

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History in Dutch Studies re-considers the central role of history within the discipline of Dutch Studies as viewed from a range of specializations within the field. Contributions by scholars of Dutch history, art history, literature and linguistics all illustrate how the past, and one's theories and views of history, affect the practice of each part of the discipline. One reflection of the history of the Low Countries in "Dutch Studies" is the range of the field: it is interpreted broadly in this volume to include studies of Afrikaans as well as Dutch literature- poetry as well as prose- in light of their histories, the history of Flanders and that of the Netherlands, approaches within Dutch linguistics as well as a history of language contact and its influence on Dutch. This breadth continues in the range of institutions and nationalities that are represented. The volume presents work from major scholars from the Netherlands, Belgium, and South Africa as well as from the United States of America. These articles therefore provide a good cross-section of ongoing research in the Netherlandic Studies the world over.
Categories: History

The Connected Lives of Dutch Punks

The Connected Lives of Dutch Punks

... conducted in 2010–2011, the scene, according to many participants, was again 'quiet'. They stressed that Dutch punk was not as active as it had been.

Author: Kirsty Lohman

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 9783319510798

Category: History

Page: 227

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This book is the first in-depth, ethnographic study of the Dutch punk scene. It questions the artificial boundaries of subcultural research, calling for a critical analysis of the distinctions drawn between subcultural and everyday lives, and between localised and globalised subcultures. The everyday experiences of punk are framed within the mobile and connected global subculture of which they are a part. It traces its emergence in the 1970s and its development through to 2010, with chapters that map Dutch punk historically and spatially. Further chapters explore the meanings and practices attached to punk by its participants before focusing in particular on the political affiliations of punks. This book argues for an approach to social research that recognises the ‘messiness’ and the ‘connectedness’ of punk and of the social world.
Categories: History

Illustrations and Views of Dutch Ceylon 1602 1796

Illustrations and Views of Dutch Ceylon 1602 1796

In 1763 a large army started again for the mountains . ... the army was driven back with heavy losses and the results were mortifying for the Dutch .

Author: R. Rajpal Kumar De Silva

Publisher: Brill Archive

ISBN: 9004089799

Category: Travel

Page: 495

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Categories: Travel



In vijf (five; from *fimfe) and zuid (south; from *sunth), the loss does appear in Standard Dutch. Then again, uus (as apposed to Standard Dutch ons and ...

Author: Roland Willemyns

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 9780199323661

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 312

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More than 22 million people speak Dutch-primarily in the Netherlands, Belgium, Suriname, and the Antilles. Roland Willemyns here offers a well-researched and highly readable survey of the Dutch language in all its historical, geographic, and social aspects. Willemyns tells a story of language contact and conflict. From its earliest days, Dutch has been in intense contact with other languages both within and outside the borders of the Low Countries, particularly with French, Frisian, and German. The first part of Dutch concentrates on the historical development of standard Dutch and its dialects. The second part focuses on contemporary Dutch, including its many dialects in Flanders and Holland (some of them on the verge of extinction). Willemyns pays special attention to important questions in the history of Dutch, particularly the contentious matter of the global spread of Dutch through colonization-which led to "exotic" variations such as Afrikaans, pidgins, and creoles-and whether Dutchmen and Flemings are "separated by the same language." His final chapter tries to shed some light on the future of Dutch, and the impact of such "new" varieties as Poldernederlands (in Holland) and Verkavelingsvlaams (in Flanders). Placing the Dutch story in the context of other West-Germanic languages like German and English, Dutch: Biography of a Language is the only English language history of Dutch and will be sure to interest a global audience of students of Dutch, those of Dutch descent, and linguists and other scholars wishing to learn more about Dutch.
Categories: Language Arts & Disciplines