Race, Colonialism, and the Netherland’s Golden Coach

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Timothy W. Ryback, director of the Institute for Historical Justice and Reconciliation at EUROCLIO, has contributed to The New Yorker an interesting article discussing the controversial topic of the Golden Coach used during the Prinsjesdag in Netherlands. History of the Golden Coach is tied into the history of colonialism, and the article sheds light to both the current political situation and historical perspective on the subject.

Read the article here:

http://www.newyorker.com/news/news-desk/race-colonialism-and-the-netherlands-golden-coach