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Amsterdam : a history of the world's most liberal city /

Tourists know Amsterdam as a picturesque city of low-slung brick houses lining tidy canals; student travelers know it for its legal brothels and hash bars; art lovers know it for Rembrandt's glorious portraits. But the deeper history of Amsterdam, what makes it one of the most fascinating places... Full description

Main Author: Shorto, Russell,
Format: Book
Language: English
Published: New York : Doubleday, 2013
Edition: First edition.
Contents: A bicycle trip -- The water problem -- The alteration -- The company -- The liberal city -- "The rare happiness of living in a republic" -- Seeds of influence -- The two liberalisms -- "We inform you of the action of a powerful German force" -- The magic center.
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