Item description for The Low Sky in Pictures: Understanding the Dutch by Han van der Horst...
The spectacular photographs and insider information in this introduction to the often cryptic nature of life in Holland provide newcomers with cultural insight into how Dutch society works. The taboos and dilemmas of modern Holland are explored with contextual information about how these idiosyncrasies developed. Advice about engaging in the main themes of public debate and suggestions for navigating social situations effectively are among the tips provided for business travelers or vacationers. Revealing images of Holland heighten appreciation of the unique beauty of the Dutch landscape and people.
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Han van der Horst (1949) is a historian and a prolific writer. Among his books are The Low Sky understanding the Dutch. For three decades mr. Van der Horst worked for Nuffic, the Netherlands Organisation for International Cooperation in Higher Edcations. He reviews new books on history for Dutch national radio.