• PressReader Trial now available!

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    PressReader Trial now available! For four weeks, until the twelfth of February 2016, the Peace Palace Library will test a new News Service for visitors of the library, provided by PressReader. This News Service consists of over 4000 newspapers, including e.g. Wall Street Journal, Le Figaro, Handelsblatt and El Mundo, and journals coming from over […]

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  • Collection of manuscripts by Hugo Grotius

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      Probeer: Maria, Loevestein, vrunden, Tractaten, Request ( altijd hoofdletter ongevoelig ) Op dit moment worden de volgende velden doorzocht: “titelbeschrijving”, “inhoud”, “inhoudsbeschrijving” Search this collection If you don’t know how to type characters like ‘ø’ just replace them by a dot ‘.’, e.g. ‘sørensen’ will then be ‘s.rensen’. If you forgot the exact name, […]

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  • Manuscripts by Grotius

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  • International law news

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    The Peace Palace Library News Service contains the latest news and information regarding International Law and International Affairs. This News Service is automatically updated and shows 64 articles. If you’re interested in a specific topic, you can search within this batch of articles. In case you have any questions relating to this News Service, please […]

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  • Thumbnails of Johan Nieuhof’s images of China

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  • Portraits collection

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    This remarkable collection of engravings show a visual representation of kings and queens, mostly European noblemen, jurists, prelates, authors etc. The high quality images reveal very fine details which enable us to examine the role and significance of these historical figures by closely looking at their attributes, coats of arms and other symbolic items surrounding […]

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    Collection of Johan Nieuhof’s images of China

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      In the mid-seventeenth century, the Dutch were at the height of their power and wanted to gain trade access in China. Despite the great opposition they succeeded in sending merchants there between 1655 and 1657. The steward, artist, and chronicler of the trade mission, Johan Nieuhof (1617-1672), wrote a travel journal and made many […]

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  • Thumbnails of all portraits

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  • Towards Permanent Peace. A record of the women s international congress at The Hague, April 28th-May 1st, 1915

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  • Women, peace and law

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    This Spring, the Peace Palace Library will participate in the celebration of the 100th anniversary of the International Congress of Women that took place in The Hague in 1915. The women who attended this Congress were suffragists, who up until that time, met every other year through their national organization at the International Women Suffrage Alliance

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