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New PDF release: A History of the Low Countries (Palgrave Essential Histories

By Paul Arblaster

Belgium, the Netherlands and Luxembourg are 3 rather small nations whose contribution to Europe's monetary, non secular and creative background has been titanic. Their histories can't be written in isolation from each other, or from their neighbours.

In the 1st complete ancient survey of the Benelux sector to be written in English, Paul Arblaster describes the full sweep of the historical past 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 re-creation, Arblaster:

■ comprises the newest scholarship and up to date occasions, bringing the tale correct as much as today
■ presents clean assurance of immigration, multiculturalism, and the resurgence of nationalism within the Low Countries
■ deals a quick dialogue of the increase of secularism in Western Europe and the way this has affected the Benelux region
■ outlines the nations' fresh monetary successes and failures
■ incorporates a new record of political events and governments due to the fact that 1918

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

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