Two hundred and forty years ago, on 19 April 1782, the Dutch States General decided to recognize John Adams as the envoy of the United States of America ...
Stories from the Hague
American historian Dennis Maika outlines how family and business connections shaped the development of a slave-trading center in Manhattan.
There are a few topics that guarantee a historian an audience. Write a decent biography of Abraham Lincoln or James Madison, for example, and you are bound to have readers.
The Holland Land Company is known for its role in settling the western part of upstate New York
On 31 March 1817 the New York legislature decided that enslavement within its borders had to come to an end. Final emancipation would occur on 4 July 1827.
Social activism and the struggle for women’s suffrage in the early twentieth century brought together women from countries around the world
During a late evening walk, journalist Joske Meerdink decided to turn right and go across the local graveyard. It led to an unexpected find.
During the Second World War, the English secret service did not trust the German-born Prince Bernhard of Lippe-Biesterfeld, son-in-law of Queen Wilhelmina of the Netherlands.