Get A History of the Low Countries (Palgrave Essential Histories PDF

By Paul Arblaster

ISBN-10: 0230293093

ISBN-13: 9780230293090

ISBN-10: 0230293107

ISBN-13: 9780230293106

Belgium, the Netherlands and Luxembourg are 3 particularly small nations whose contribution to Europe's monetary, religious and creative historical past has been big. Their histories can't be written in isolation from each other, or from their neighbours.

In the 1st complete old survey of the Benelux quarter to be written in English, Paul Arblaster describes the complete sweep of the background of the Low international locations, from Roman frontier provinces via to the institution of the 3 constitutional monarchies of the current day. during this revised and up-to-date new version, Arblaster:

■ accommodates the most recent scholarship and up to date occasions, bringing the tale correct as much as today
■ presents clean insurance of immigration, multiculturalism, and the resurgence of nationalism within the Low Countries
■ bargains a short dialogue of the increase of secularism in Western Europe and the way this has affected the Benelux region
■ outlines the international locations' fresh fiscal successes and failures
■ encompasses a new checklist of political events and governments seeing that 1918

A heritage of the Low Countries is perfect for these looking a concise and readable advent to the heritage of a sector which, for hundreds of years, has been on the crossroads of Western Europe.

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