LM Publishers

LM Publishers is an independent publishing house which publishes titles on Art and Culture worldwide, Country Information, Natural History, Sustainability and Development Studies, with a special interest in Suriname, the Dutch Carribean and Indonesia and the former Netherlands East Indies.

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R.L. Shep Ethnic Textiles Book Award

“Dear Alit Djajasoebrata
It is with great pleasure that I write to inform you that your book Flowers from Universe: Textiles of Java, English language publication, has been selected as the winner of the Robb L. Shep Ethnic Book Award for 2018. The Textile Society of America congratulates you on this most important book and contribution to the field, representing your scholarship and research.”

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The Rijnbar

The slightly-absurd story The Rijnbar by artist Marcel van Eeden (54) is set in the basement of the Rijnbar in the Amsterdam Rivierenbuurt. “I use chocolate in a story to announce a murder.”

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Recently published

The enchanted heemparks of Amstelveen

14,95

Amstelveen’s heemparks are islands of peace and wonder, where plants and herbs that are indigenous to the Netherlands are shown in enchanting compositions. Experience the beauty of Dutch flora in any season during your stroll in these delightful parks. Revised and updated edition.

Dolf Henkes and Curaçao

19,50

At the end of 1945, at the invitation of the doctor and artist Chris Engels, the Rotterdam-born artist Dolf Henkes boarded a boat to Curaçao. He took fifty paintings with him and made two important murals on the island, in the terminal building of Hato Airport and in the chapel of the Sint Elisabeth Hospital. In the summer of 1947 he travelled on to Mexico and New York.

Maternity

19,50

The book Maternity is the reflection of an inner journey through the emotions in the life of a pregnant woman. The paintings and poems represent the moments and changes a woman experiences, as well as the interaction between nature and the individual.

Eddy Wegman

17,50

Eddy Wegman (17 February 1918 – 12 May 1998) was born in Doetinchem, the Netherlands. He left for Curaçao in September 1945, where he had been offered a job at Shell. In Curaçao he devoted the little free time he had largely to his new passion: photography.

Three Caribbean Artists

29,50

A rare glimpse is offered into the lives of three well-known Caribbean artists, their upbringing, work and how they became established and well-known artists.

Plantation Houses of Curaçao

45,00

Plantation Houses of Curaçao offers a comprehensive overview, in words and in images, of all the plantation houses that have been preserved as jewels from the past.

Towards a fair and just economy

25,00

The book presents case descriptions, outcomes of collaborative action research and conceptual frameworks. The various chapters emerged from joint collaboration with activists, social entrepreneurs, social investors and development organisations in four continents: Africa, Asia, Europe and Latin America. With this book the editor and authors aim to contribute to the debate about strategies for global social justice.