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Ian Buruma is a native Dutchman who teaches at Bard College. He wrote this book after the murder of Dutch film maker Theo Van Gogh by Islamic fundamentalists, and with the recent... Read morePublished 1 month ago by NRL
Very illuminating description of the reason societies don't integrate easily. Presents themes that help to describe tensions between conservatives in the US and Mexican immigrantsPublished 5 months ago by Doug Schmidt
It was hard to get into this book on the murder of a Dutch media figure. I wasn't familiar with the people and most of them were pretty unpleasant, but perhaps that was part of the... Read morePublished 8 months ago by IthacaNancy
It deserves a Five Star. My problem is that to be a five star, I have to Love the book. This is not a book to be loved. It is a book to be read and be disturbed by. Read morePublished 9 months ago by Jim Altfeld
Ian Buruma is a cracker-jack journalist in many regards. He provides great back-story, he can make the complexities of a political position elegantly simple, and vice versa, and... Read morePublished 14 months ago by Daniel G. Schaeffer
LOVE IT THANKS! it is very helpful for my classes this semester and I will use it often thank youPublished 15 months ago by Candance
The analysis of the Dutch society and inmigrants' integration is very good.
The cultural differences become hard to solve and lead to violance and murder. Read more