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Omzien in verwondering : herinneringen van Annie Romein-Verschoor

Omzien in verwondering : herinneringen van Annie Romein-Verschoor

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Title
Omzien in verwondering : herinneringen van Annie Romein-Verschoor
Author
Annie Romein-Verschoor
Language
Dutch
Publisher
Amsterdam: De Arbeiderspers, 1981-1984 | Other editions
2 dl.
Placing suggestion
901.2 (SISO)

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About Annie Romein-Verschoor

Anna Helena Margaretha (Annie) Romein-Verschoor was a Dutch author and historian. She received the Constantijn Huygens Prize in 1970.

Romein-Verschoor studied Dutch and history at the University of Leiden, where she met and married (on August 14, 1920) the Dutch journalist and historian Jan Romein. With her husband, she would author two popularizing books on Dutch history that established their national fame: De lage landen bij de zee ("The Low Countries by the sea", 1934), a Marxist national history that reached a wide audience, and Erflaters van onze beschaving ("Testators of our civilization, four volumes, 1938–1940), a collection of 36 biographies of famous Dutchmen (and one woman, Betje Wolff) of bygone centuries, seventeen of them written by Romein-Verschoor. She joined the Communist Party in 1920 but had definitively left that organisation by 1937.

Romein-Verschoor's 1935 Ph.D. thesis was printed and published in 1936 as Vrouwenspiegel…Read more on Wikipedia