The Netherlands

Koninkrijk der Nederlanden
  • S. H. Steinberg
Part of the The Statesman’s Yearbook book series (SYBK)


Juliana Louise Emma Marie Wilhelmina, born 30 April, 1909, daughter of Queen Wilhelmina (born 31 Aug., 1880) and Prince Henry of Mecklenburg-Schwerin (born 19 April, 1876, died 3 July, 1934) ; succeeded to the throne on the abdication of her mother (who assumed the title of Princess of the Netherlands), 4 Sept., 1948, and was enthroned on 6 Sept. ; married to Prince Bernhard Leopold Frederik Eberhard Julius Coert Karel Godfried Pieter of Lippe-Biesterfeld (born 29 June, 1911), on 7 Jan., 1937. Offspring: Prinœss Beatrix Wilhelmina Armgard, born 31 Jan., 1938; Princess Irene Emma Elisabeth, born 5 Aug., 1939 ; Princess Margriet Francisca, born in Ottawa. 19 Jan.. 1943: Princess Maria Christina, born 18 Feb., 1947.


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Books of Reference

  1. STATISTICAL INFORMATION.—The ‘Oentraal Bureau voor de Statistiek’ at the Hague, is the official Netherlands statistical service; Director-General of Statistics:—Dr. Ph. J. Idenburg.Google Scholar
  2. The Bureau was founded in 1899. Prior to that year, statistical publications were compiled by the ‘Centrale Commissie voor de Statistiek,’ the ‘Vereniging voor Staathuls-houdkunde en Statistiek’ and various government departments. These activities have gradually been taken over and co-ordinated by the Central Bureau which now compiles practically all government statistics.Google Scholar
  3. Its current publications include:—Google Scholar
  4. Jaarcijfers voor Nederland (Statistical Tear Book). From 1923/24 (preceded by Jaarcijfers voor het Koninkrijk der Nederlanden, 1898–1922); latest issue, 1947/50.Google Scholar
  5. Statistisch zakboek (Pocket Year Book). Prom 1899/1924 (1 vol.); latest issue 1953.Google Scholar
  6. Maandschrift van het C.B.S. (Monthly Bulletin). Prom 1906.Google Scholar
  7. Preliminary Results of the Second Census of Industries, 1950.Google Scholar
  8. Results of the Twelfth Census, Population and Housing, 31 May, 1947.Google Scholar
  9. Maandstatistiek van de in-, uit-en doorvoer (monthly statement of the import, export and transit trade). Prom 1917.Google Scholar
  10. Statistical and Econometric Studies. Quarterly, from 1946.Google Scholar

Other Official Publication

  1. Political and economic life in the Netherlands. (Government Information Service. 6th ed. The Hague, 1953).Google Scholar
  2. Economische Voorlichting. (Economic Information Service.) Weekly. The Hague.Google Scholar
  3. Economic Reconstruction in the Netherlands (Ministry of Economic Affairs). The Hague, 1952.Google Scholar
  4. Staatsalmanak voor het Koninkrijk der Nederlanden. Annual. The Hague.Google Scholar
  5. Staatsblad van het Koninkrijk der Nederlanden, The Hague.Google Scholar
  6. Staatscotirant (State Gazette). The Hague.Google Scholar
  7. Vijftig Jaren. Officieel gedenkboek ter gelegenheid van het gouden regeringsjubileum van H.M. Koningin Wilhelmina. Amsterdam, 1948.Google Scholar
  8. Currency Rehabilitation in the Netherlands, June, 1946. H.M.S.O., 1948.Google Scholar
  9. Overseas Economic Survey: Netherlands, July, 1949. H.M.S.O., 1950.Google Scholar

Non-Official Publication

  1. Amsterdamsche Bank: Economisch kwartaal-overzicht.Google Scholar
  2. Nederlandsche Bank: Annual Report.Google Scholar
  3. Rotterdamsche Bankvereeniging: Quarterly Review.Google Scholar
  4. Barnouw (Adriaan J.), The Dutch: a Portrait Study of the People of Holland. New York, 1940.—The Making of Modern Holland. New York, 1944.Google Scholar
  5. Bosch Kemper (M. J. de), De tegenwoordige staat van Nederland. Utrecht, 1950.Google Scholar
  6. Cassell’s Dutch-English, English-Dutch Dictionary. London, 1952.Google Scholar
  7. Fruin (J. A.), De Nederlandsche wetboeken. The Hague, 1952.Google Scholar
  8. Gosses (I. H.) and Japikse (N.), Handboek tot de staatkundige geschiedenis van Neder-and. 3rd ed. The Hague, 1947.Google Scholar
  9. Jansonius (H.), Groot Nederlands-Engels Woordenboek. 2 vols. Leiden, 1950–51.Google Scholar
  10. Keuning (H. J.), Het Nederlandsche volk in zijn woongebied. The Hague, 1947.Google Scholar
  11. Koot (T.), The Spell of the Netherlands. Haarlem, 1952.Google Scholar
  12. Kranenburg (R.). Het Nederlandsch Staatsrecht. 7th ed. Haarlem, 1951.Google Scholar
  13. Landheer (B.) (editor), The Netherlands. Berkely (U.S.A.), 1943.—The Netherlands in changing world. New York, 1947Google Scholar
  14. Leeuwen (W. L. M. E. van), Honderd jaar Nederland, 1848–1948. Hengelo, 1948.Google Scholar
  15. Maltha (D. J.), Agriculture in the Netherlands. Amsterdam, 1947.Google Scholar
  16. Mulder (G. J. A.), Handboek der geografie van Nederland. 3 vols. Zwolle, 1949–52.Google Scholar
  17. Oud (P. J.), Het constitutioneel recht van het Koninkrijk der Nederlanden. Zwolle, 1947. —Het jongste verleden: Parlementaire geschiedenis van Nederland, 1918–40. 4 vols. Assen, 1948.Google Scholar
  18. Pot (C. W. van der), Handboek van het Nederlandsche Staatsrecht. 3rd ed. Zwolle, 1948.Google Scholar
  19. Simmer (W.), Het Rijk der Nederlanden in en buiten Europa. 2nd ed. Amsterdam, 1946.Google Scholar
  20. Smtt (C.), De buitenlandsche politiek van Nederland. The Hague, 1945.Google Scholar
  21. Vandenbosch (A.) and Eldersveld (S. J.), Government of the Netherlands. Lexington, 1947.Google Scholar
  22. Veen (J. van), Dredge, Drain, Reclaim. The Hague, 1948.Google Scholar
  23. Vlekke (B. H. M.), Evolution of the Dutch Nation. New York, 1945.Google Scholar
  24. Weideren Rengers (W. J. van), Schets ener parlementaire geschiedenis ran Nederland. 4th ed. The Hague, 1948.Google Scholar

Books of Reference

  1. STATISTICAL INFORMATION.—The Algemeen Bureau voor de Statistiek in Paramaribo was established on 1 Jan., 1947. Its publications are still limited to trade statistics, and the annual’ synoptical Report of Government and State’ (2 parts, with explanation in English).Google Scholar
  2. Gouvernementsblad van Suriname.Google Scholar
  3. Handelsstatistiek van Suriname. Annual.Google Scholar
  4. Buiskool (J. A. E.), Surinaamsch Staatsrecht. Amsterdam, 1937.Google Scholar
  5. Kruyer (G. J.), Suriname en zijn buurlanden. Meppel, 1951.Google Scholar
  6. Lichtveld (L.), Suriname’s nationale aspiratie. 1953.Google Scholar
  7. Lier (R. van), Samenleving in een grensgebied. The Hague, 1949.Google Scholar
  8. Schrieke (B. J. O.) and Eeemstra (M. J. Baronesse van) (editors), Ons Koninkrijk in Amerika. The Hague, 1947.Google Scholar
  9. Traa (A. van), Suriname, 1900–40. Deventer, 1946.Google Scholar
  10. Warren Nystrom (J.), Surinam. New York, 1942.Google Scholar

Books of Reference

  1. STATISTICAL INFORMATION.—Statistical publications (on population, trade, cost of living, etc.) are obtainable on request from the Administrator of Finance (4 Pietermaaiweg, Willemstad, Curacao).Google Scholar
  2. Curacaos Verslag. 2 vols. Annual (latest issue, 1950)Google Scholar
  3. Oranje en de zes Caraibische parelen. Officieel gedenkboek ter gelegenheid van het gouden regeringsjubileum van H.M. Koningin Wilhelmina, 1898–1948. Amsterdam, 1948.Google Scholar
  4. Balen (W. J. van), Ons Gebiedsdeel Curacao. Haarlem, 1938.—Zes Nederlandse Antillen Deventer, 1941.Google Scholar
  5. Dresden (D.) and Goudriaan (J.), Rapport ten behoeve van het welvaartsplan Ned. Antillen, 1946. The Hague, 1948.Google Scholar
  6. Hiss (P. H.), A Selective Guide to the English Literature on the Netherlands West Indies, with a Supplement on British Guiana. New York, 1943.—Netherlands America. New York, 1943.Google Scholar
  7. Nordlohne (E.), De Economisch-geographische Structuur der Benedenwindse Eilanden. Rotterdam, 1951.Google Scholar
  8. Poll (W. van de), De Nederlandsche Antillen. The Hague, 1950.Google Scholar
  9. Schrieke (B. J. O.) and Heemstra (M. J. Baronesee van) (editors), Ons Koninkrijk in Amerika. The Hague, 1947.Google Scholar
  10. Westerman (J. H.), Overzicht van de geologische en mijnbouwkundige kennis der Nederandse Antillen. Amsterdam, 1949.Google Scholar
  11. De West Indische Gids. The Hague. Monthly from 1919.Google Scholar

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© Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited 1954

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