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The UnDutchables : an observation of the Netherlands: its culture and its inhabitants

Author: Colin White; Laurie Boucke; Rusty Haller; Gerald Fried
Publisher: Lafayette, Colo. : White/Boucke Pub., ©2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 6th edView all editions and formats
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"Presents an in-depth humorous look at Dutch life, quirks, customs, and character, with observations of Dutch behavior in the Netherlands and abroad; includes appendices on Dutch idioms, expressions, and homonyms"--Provided by publisher.
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Genre/Form: Guidebooks
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Colin White; Laurie Boucke; Rusty Haller; Gerald Fried
ISBN: 9781888580440 1888580445
OCLC Number: 503595861
Notes: Includes index.
Description: xiii, 308 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
Contents: Introduction --
Getting acquainted --
Public transport --
Driving --
A Dutch home --
Money --
The national passion --
Food for thought --
A growing concern --
On Dutch customs --
Bikes, dikes, flags & fags --
Identity crisis --
Work vs. welfare --
Puntenel & Bel Hell --
Copin' with Kopen --
Rocking and rolling --
The Dutch language --
Children --
Gezondheid --
The Flying Dutchman --
Another brick in the Waal --
Appendix A: A view of the Dutch through the English Language --
Appendix B: A chosen selection of Dutch/English homonyms --
Appendix C: A view of the Netherlands through Dutch idioms.
Responsibility: Colin White & Laurie Boucke ; illustrated by: Rusty Haller, Gerald Fried ; photographs by: Colin White, Laurie Boucke.

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"Presents an in-depth humorous look at Dutch life, quirks, customs, and character, with observations of Dutch behavior in the Netherlands and abroad; includes appendices on Dutch idioms, expressions, and homonyms"--Provided by publisher.

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