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Flanders : a cultural history

Flanders : a cultural history

Author: André De Vries
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: André De Vries
ISBN: 9780195314939 019531493X
OCLC Number: 182615392
Description: xxiii, 296 pages : illustrations, cartes ; 22 cm
Contents: INTRODUCTION: My Mostly Flat CountryCHAPTER ONE: War, Language and Flemish FreedomCHAPTER TWO: Religion and FolkloreCHAPTER THREE: Food, Drink and Popular CultureCHAPTER FOUR: Ghent and the Gate to HellCHAPTER FIVE: East Flanders and the ScheldtCHAPTER SIX: Bruges: Petrified DreamsCHAPTER SEVEN: Ypres and the First World WarCHAPTER EIGHT: The Coast and West FlandersCHAPTER NINE: Antwerp: City of RubensCHAPTER TEN: Brussels, Leuven and MechelenCHAPTER ELEVEN: The Kempen and LimburgCHAPTER TWELVE: New Landscapes and Dutch FlandersCHAPTER THIRTEEN: French FlandersFurther ReadingIndex of Literary & Historical NamesIndex of Places
Responsibility: André de Vries.
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