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Photos of the reactions in The Netherlands to the release of Nelson Mandela , 11 and 17 February 1990. This series is part of a photo gallery on Nelson Mandela.1. AABN activists were joined by anti-... [Image gallery]
Photos of Nelson Mandela’s first visit to the Netherlands, June 1990. This series is part of a photo gallery on Nelson Mandela.1. Winnie and Nelson Mandela on the balcony of the Amsterdam Municipal... [Image gallery]
Photos of the Dutch campaigns for the release of Nelson Mandela, 1976-1989. This series of photos is part of a photo gallery on Nelson Mandela.1. Portrait of Nelson Mandela carried by marchers at a... [Image gallery]
Mandela’s state visit to the Netherlands on 11 and 12 March 1999. This series is part of a photo gallery on Nelson Mandela.1. Royal welcome to President Mandela and Graça Machel at the beginning of... [Image gallery]
Begin april 2008 verscheen Het Socialistenboek, een coproductie van IISG en uitgeverij Waanders. Het Socialistenboek is een handzaam fotoboek over de opkomst en ontwikkeling van de Nederlandse... [Image gallery]
 ... People want new, enticing, original and striking forms, an attractive drawing, a distinctive layout, a remarkable font and a special new paper ...The Reclamearsenaal originated in 2001 from a... [Image gallery]
Ter gelegenheid van de 150ste geboortedag van de dichter en politicus Pieter Jelles Troelstra (1860-1930) heeft het IISG een digitaal documentatie centrum geopend. Hier kan de gebruiker gemakkelijk... [Collection guide]
Traditionally, acquisitions related to the Netherlands have included socialism and the labor movement in the 19th and 20th centuries. Since the 1970s, the social movement has expanded to include... [Collection guide]
The Bolsheviks, who came to power in Russia in 1917, looked upon the family as a bastion of the old order, which they aimed to undercut as a social institution. This policy had far-reaching... [Collection highlight]
The Russian Revolution, a century ago this year, also had a deep impact on the Netherlands. The Dutch press followed Russian events closely. Even the smallest protest at home was interpreted as a... [Collection highlight]

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