All these titles are in English. For all our titles, Dutch as well as English, please visit the Dutch catalogue.

Caribbean Crossroads

19,50

Caribbean Crossroads is the journey of a young boy named Chen and how his humble life became one filled with action, conflict, pain, mythical mysteries and finally love. A Caribbean novel.

A Sense of Belonging

19,50

This book, ‘Multiple Narratives of English speaking Arubans; Migration, Identification and Representation’, facilitates a discourse articulating a sense of belonging on Aruba.

Natural History and Ecology of Suriname

34,50

Natural History and Ecology of Suriname offers a unique overview of the remarkable nature of this diverse and beautiful country. It showcases more than 200 fascinating tropical plant and animal species, making it an indispensable guide for anyone wanting to explore Suriname’s remarkable flora and fauna. It also provides an introduction to the country’s history, geology, climate, ecosystems and more.

available March 2018

Flowers from Universe

34,50

Java’s original textile art is a perfect medium for telling stories from ancient Javanese culture. Flowers from Universe. Textiles of Java is based first and foremost on the memories and associations of Alit Djajasoebrata, who grew up in a close-knit West Javanese family.
available, March 2018

Indonesian Textiles at the Tropenmuseum

34,50

The Tropenmuseum Amsterdam houses about 20,000 textile objects that were collected over a period of 160 years. This study presents the collection and the stories of the makers and users of the fabrics as well as those of the collectors who brought them to the Netherlands

Dutch New York Histories

15,00

This bi-lingual guide open your eyes to the traces of of slavery and its profits and to the signs of the Black and Indigenous presence in New Amsterdam and New Netherland.

Fendry Ekel

24,50

Monography about the Indonesian artist Fendry Ekel. “Ekel has been dubbed a pictor doctus, who critically investigates the power of art, figuration and representation by appropriating iconic images from our collective memory.”

Lianas of the Guianas

89,50

Lianas (woody vines) are iconic symbols of tropical forests around the world. These plants use the energetically expensive investment of trees in woody stems to gain relatively inexpensive access to the light-rich canopy.

Bird Wildlife of Aruba

49,50

Birds are fascinating creatures. They are descendants of dinosaurs and connect us to the far gone past. Like bees and bats, birds play a significant role in nature’s evolutionary clockwork. They pollinate flowers and spread seeds. They help keep insect populations in balance. The state of affairs of our birds is an indicator for the state of affairs of nature as a whole and so they also connect us to our future.

Africa at the Tropenmuseum

34,50

Africa at the Tropenmuseum is not meant to be a general book on art from Africa, but rather a treatise on the formation and development of a specific Africa collection, which started at the beginning of the twentieth century with the fusion of the collections of the Colonial Museum in Haarlem, and the ethnographic collection of Artis, the Amsterdam Zoo.

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Slavery Heritage Guide – Gids Slavernijverleden Amsterdam

15,00

Did you know that the Society of Surinam met at Amsterdam City Hall, the current Royal Palace on Dam Square? Many Amsterdammers invested in the VOC, in the West India Company and in the plantations in Surinam and the Antilles. Where was this visible in the city?

Horihide

75,00

In Horihide we celebrate the life and work of one of Japan's most famous tattoo artists, Kazuo Oguri, the pioneer who introduced traditional Japanese tattoo iconography and techniques to the West

The Mingins Photo Collection

49,50

1288 Pictures of Early Western Tattooing from the Henk Schiffmacher Collection. Mingins’ scrapbooks convey a beautiful overview of the world of tattoos and attitudes towards them during the first half of the twentieth century

Garyou Tensei

125,00

A series of 108 hand-painted, traditional Japanese kaina. Japanese half-sleeve tattoo designs applied to the upper left and right arms. All of the designs in this volume are by the young tattoo artist Yushi 'Horikichi' Takei.