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CIA World Factbook. Includes map.

New Internationalist Profile

UN Development Program, Human Development Indicators

World Guide

World Guide (Montevideo)

On the Web: Articles

On the Web: Specialized Sites

In the Library: Articles

Kolbert, Elizabeth. “Beyond tolerance,” New Yorker (9/9/02):106-113.

Ward, Diane R. Chap. 1, "Hold back the sea" of her Water Wars: Drought, Flood, Folly & the Politics of Thirst (NY: Riverhead, 2002).

In the Library: Non-Fiction Books

Blakely, Alison. Blacks in the Dutch World: The Evolution of Racial Imagery in a Modern Society (Bloomington: Indiana U., 1993).

Essed, Philomena. Everyday Racism: Reports from Women of Two Cultures (Claremont CA: Hunter House, 1990). Cf. Surinamese experience in Netherlands, Black experience in US.

Korf, D.J. Dutch Treat (Amsterdam: Thesis Publishers, 1995). Study of Dutch drug policies.

Lambert, Audrey M. The Making of the Dutch Landscape (London: Academic, 1985).

Moore, Bob. Victims & Survivors: The Nazi Persecution of the Jews in the Netherlands 1940-1945 (NY: Oxford, 1997).

Rijkswaterstaat. Rising Waters: Impacts of the Greenhouse Effect for the Netherlands (Hague: Ministry of Transport & Public Works, 1991).

Schogt, Henry G. The Curtain: Witness & Memory in Wartime Holland (Waterloo, Ont: Wilfrid Laurier, 2003).

van Dijk, Teun Adrianus. Racism & the Press (NY: Routledge, 1991). Cf. Britain & Netherlands.

van de Ven, G.P. (eds.) Man-Made Lowlands: History of Water Management & Land Reclamation in the Netherlands (Utrecht: Matrijs, 1993).

van Veen, Johan. Dredge, Drain, Reclaim: The Art of a Nation (Hague: Nijhoff, 1962).

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CD & Audio

Film & Video

"Shouf Shouf Habibi!" [2004], dir. Albert Ter Heerdt, 89m. "Comedy" about Moroccan immigrants trying to make their way in Dutch society.

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