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Politics and the People: Perceptions of the Masses in Dutch Politics

Twentieth-century Mass Society in Britain and the Netherlands

Berg, 2006

Book Chapter

...For the twentieth century the compound term ‘mass politics’ seems almost pleonastic. Most politics simply were mass politics. Curiously enough, however, in the Netherlands many contemporaries refused to accept the equation of politics...

The Arrival of the Welfare State in Twentieth-century Mass Society: The Dutch Case

Twentieth-century Mass Society in Britain and the Netherlands

Berg, 2006

Book Chapter

...At the end of the twentieth century European welfare states had become mature and comprehensive structures. Whereas at the beginning of the century only a small and largely elitist minority of the population was covered by the first...

Media, Morality and Popular Culture: The Case of the Netherlands, 1870–1965

Twentieth-century Mass Society in Britain and the Netherlands

Berg, 2006

Book Chapter

...One of the most successful branches of Dutch exports over recent decades has been the audiovisual media industry. This may seem quite remarkable for an economic activity that usually depends heavily on language and cultural traditions...

The Thrill of Frozen Water: Class, Gender and Ice-skating in The Netherlands, I600-I900

Water, Leisure and Culture : European Historical Perspectives

Bloomsbury Academic, 2002

Book Chapter

...From the earliest dykes and the United East India Company onwards, water has been viewed as a main source of Dutch identity in terms of political culture and economic success. As a place for leisure pursuits, however, it has been frozen -...

The Case of Nazi Collaborators and Their Families in Post-war Dutch Society

Reverberations of Nazi Violence in Germany and Beyond : Disturbing Pasts

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Book Chapter

...Shame and shaming have become key elements that dominate Dutch public discourse on the history of collaboration: people generally believe that after the Second World War ended, a vengeful society shamed, stigmatized and excluded former...

Picturing Work

A Cultural History of Work in the Early Modern Age Volume 3

Bloomsbury Academic, 2019

Cultural History Chapter

...The representation of work generally belongs to a certain iconographical or conceptual tradition, but pictorial tradition and allegory are also useful sources for notions and ideas about work and occupations. This will be clarified...

Work, Skill, and Technology

A Cultural History of Work in the Early Modern Age Volume 3

Bloomsbury Academic, 2019

Cultural History Chapter

...Work commonly involves the use of skills—that much is clear. What often is less clear is which skills are involved in a particular kind of work and how these skills are learned. For the early modern period, these are especially intriguing...

The Youth Establishment in the Netherlands in the Twentieth Century

Twentieth-century Mass Society in Britain and the Netherlands

Berg, 2006

Book Chapter

...Translated by Benedict Schofield (University of Sheffield) Introduction By the end of the 1960s many intellectuals had convinced themselves that Dutch culture was on the brink of an historic turning point.This is a greatly revised version...

Leisure and Pleasure: Competing Ideologies and Strategies in the Netherlands

Twentieth-century Mass Society in Britain and the Netherlands

Berg, 2006

Book Chapter

...Leisure is not only the germinating time of art and philosophy, the time in which the seer attains glimpses of the values and realities behind ordinary appearance; it is also the opportunity for appreciation, the time in which such values...

What About the Moorish Footman? Portrait of a Dutch Nabob as a Dedicated Follower of Fashion

A Taste for Luxury in Early Modern Europe : Display, Acquisition and Boundaries

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

Book Chapter

...I would like to thank the editors of this book for their constructive comments and also my Dutch colleagues Christaan Jörg, Egge Knol, Wim Meulenkamp, Jan Holwerda, Gerda Huisman and Jort Hottinga for their bibliographical help.In December...