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Arlette Kouwenhoven is an anthropologist, publisher and writer. Her last in house publishing project is a beautiful coffee table book on Dutch lighthouses, written by her brother Peter. She also coordinates book projects for LM Publishers, the publishing house of lokaalmondiaal. She is currently involved in the production of a series on the collections of the Tropenmuseum and the Rijksmuseum Volkenkunde Leiden. In addition she is researching and writing on the subject of the history of tattoo, in collaboration with Dutch tattoo artist Henk Schiffmacher (Amsterdam Tattoo Museum). In October 2011 the Amsterdam Publishing house Atlas published her book De Fehrs. Kroniek van een Nederlandse mennonietenfamilie: the result of three years of research and writing. In June 2013 Kouwenhoven published the English edition, The Fehrs. Four Centuries of Mennonite Migration, through her own publishing house WINCO Publishing.