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An Interview with Ben Coates
BCoatesIn his new book Why the Dutch Are Different, English expat Ben Coates speaks to why the Netherlands is such a fascinating country, significant beyond its size. His probing narrative explains the importance of the color orange, the ongoing battle to keep water out, the Dutch love affairs with milk and beer, their attitudes toward nature and their world-famous culture of tolerance. We loved the book so much we just had to ask him more about just what makes the Dutch so different.
  Longitude.  As your title itself states, Dutch culture can be quite different from the rest of Europe.