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5 edition of The horizon concise history of the Low Countries. found in the catalog.

The horizon concise history of the Low Countries.

Bailey, Anthony

The horizon concise history of the Low Countries.

by Bailey, Anthony

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Published by American Heritage Pub. Co. in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Benelux countries
    • Subjects:
    • Benelux countries -- History.

    • Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDH107 .B34
      The Physical Object
      Pagination217 p.
      Number of Pages217
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5286288M
      ISBN 100070032157
      LC Control Number72005351

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I have mixed feelings after reading the book. Anthony previously published "The Horizon Concise History of the Low Countries" ( pages) in perhaps this page book with a similar title is a condensed version of the earlier book/5(41).

Genre/Form: History: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Bailey, Anthony, Horizon concise history of the Low Countries. New York, American Heritage Pub.

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Remaining politically and culturally fragmented, with its inhabitants speaking Dutch, French, Frisian, and German, the Low Countries offer a fascinating picture of European history en miniature/5(6).

History of the Low Countries - History of the Low Countries - Consolidation of territorial states (–): Among the many territorial principalities of the Low Countries, Flanders, Brabant, Hainaut-Holland, and Gelderland (Guelders) in the midth century had a dominating military and diplomatic position.

Flanders had already arrested the course of French domination, and its feeling of. 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 Belgium/5(4).

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- James D. Tracy, University of Minnesota The history of the smaller European countries is rather neglected in the teaching of European history at university level.

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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.

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