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A history of the Low Countries

by Paul Arblaster

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  • 31 Currently reading

Published by Palgrave Macmillan in Houndmills, Basingstoke, Hampshire, New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Netherlands,
  • Belgium
    • Subjects:
    • Netherlands -- History,
    • Belgium -- History,
    • Belgium -- Civilization,
    • Netherlands -- Civilization

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references and index.

      StatementPaul Arblaster.
      SeriesPalgrave essential histories
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDH131 .A73 2005
      The Physical Object
      Paginationp. cm.
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3427080M
      ISBN 101403948275, 1403948283
      ISBN 109781403948274, 9781403948281
      LC Control Number2005051169

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A history of the Low Countries by Paul Arblaster Download PDF EPUB FB2

Many history books focus on dates, battles, and rulers. Instead this book reads like a story. Winning a battle does not win the war anymore than winning the war means you get your own way.

I liked the simple explanations of why the Low Countries kept realigning themselves with France, England, and even Spain when these countries wanted to /5(7).

All in all, this book is recommended for those looking for a brief and general introductory survey of the history of the Low Countries, without expecting too much beyond it.

Those willing to read a somewhat longer book, should check out "History of the Low Countries" edited by J.C.H Blom and E. Lamberts, which was published earlier than Cited by: This is the study book for the course "History of the Low Countries" at my university, and I was disappointed by the book and thus the choice.

There's no fluendo in the book, elaborating on certain matters always ends abruptly, and the author apparently tried to put as much as possible in the book - which made it worse/5.

The history of the smaller European countries is rather neglected in the teaching of European history at university level. We are therefore pleased to announce the publication of the first comprehensive history of the Low Countries - in English - from Roman Times to the present.

Remaining politically and culturally fragmented, with its inhabitants speaking Dutch, French, Frisian, and German 5/5(1). The history of the smaller European countries is rather neglected in the teaching of European history at university level.

We are therefore pleased to announce the publication of the first comprehensive history of the Low Countries - in English - from Roman Times to the : J C Blom; E Lamberts.

The history of the smaller European countries is rather neglected in the teaching of European history at university level. We are therefore pleased to announce the publication of the first comprehensive history of the Low Countries - in English - from Roman Times to the present.

Paul Arblaster’s revised History of the Low Countries remains a most useful introduction to this dynamic region for students and researchers alike. In this day and age, the book's cross-temporal and transnational approach seems more valuable than ever.

– Jonas Roelens, Ghent University, Belgium. Book description: The history of the smaller European countries is rather neglected in the teaching of European history at university level. We are therefore pleased to announce the publication of the first comprehensive history of the Low Countries - in English - from Roman Times to the present.

Remaining Pages:   The Low Countries recounts the fascinating story of the Netherlands, Belgium, and Luxembourg and places them in the context of world history. It is written by Anthony Bailey, an award-winning journalist and historian who spent many years writing for The New Yorker/5(41).

As a Genealogist with a lot of unanswered questions about my Western European ancestry, this book was a Godsend. Struggling to find relatives from The Low Countries before the yearthis history made things fall into place and gave me a few clues as to where to look/5.

History of the Low Countries book. Read 4 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. The history of the smaller European countries is rather /5. Complete Charleston: A Guide to the Architecture, History, Gardens & Food of Charleston and the Low Country by Margaret Moore and a great selection of related books, art.

History of the Low Countries, history of the Low Countries from prehistoric times to For historical purposes, the name Low Countries is generally understood to include the territory of what are today the Netherlands, Belgium, and Luxembourg as well as parts of northern France.

However, Belgium, although it was not constituted as an independent kingdom untilbecame a distinct entity. The history of the Low Countries is complex and interesting.

It goes from the Merovings through many centuries of foreign rule to nowadays, when the former Low Countries form a kernel of the European Union. The book presents important facts and trends in the history of the Netherlands and s: 4.

The Low Countries remain politically and culturally fragmented, with a mixture of Dutch, French, Frisian and German speakers. This book offers a comprehensive history of.

"As the history of the smaller European countries has been rather neglected in the teaching of European history at the university level, this volume represents the first comprehensive history of the Low Countries in English Remaining politically and culturally fragmented - with its inhabitants speaking Dutch, French, Frisian, and German - the Low Countries offer a fascinating picture of.

Where the whole area is referred to, in the earlier part of the history, the term “Low Countries” has normally been used. To avoid a number of digressions in the text on the history of Luxembourg, this has been written, separately as an Appendix. This short history has been compiled from the study of a number of works, including.

This introductory overview of the Low Countries’ history traces their development since Roman times, providing equal weighting to the Netherlands, Belgium and Luxembourg.

Paul Arblaster looks at political, cultural and social history, including the rise of the merchant classes, the Renaissance and Golden Age, and the two world wars of the.

Get this from a library. A history of the Low Countries. [Paul Arblaster] -- This is the first full historical survey of the Benelux area (Belgium, the Netherlands and Luxembourg) to be written in English.

Paul Arblaster describes the whole sweep of the history of the Low. Book Description: The history of the smaller European countries is rather neglected in the teaching of European history at university level.

We are therefore pleased to announce the publication of the first comprehensive history of the Low Countries - in English - from Roman Times to the present. Remaining politically and culturally fragmented.

History of the Low Countries (Belgium, Luxemburg, Netherlands) from the Roman era to the 16th Century Score A book’s total score is based on multiple factors, including the number of people who have voted for it and how highly those voters ranked the book.A History of the Low Countries has excellent coverage of the earlier period, with its mid-point falling in Covering two thousand years of a politically diverse region, the last thousand in some detail, it is necessarily a little skeletal, but Arblaster manages to put a little flesh on the bones.A History of the Low Countries.

Palgrave Essential Histories Series New York: Palgrave Macmillan, pp. ISBN J. C. H. Blom and E. Lamberts, eds. History of the Low Countries () B.

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