About this book
A social history and alternative travel guide written by a prominent Dutch journalist. 40 b/w photos.
A magnet for trade and travellers from all over the world, cosmopolitan Amsterdam is a city not only of dreams and nightmares, of grand civic architecture and legendary beauty, but also of civil wars, bloody religious purges, and the tragedy of Anne Frank. This title - part history and part travel guide - examines the city's soul.