Publisher description for A history of the Low Countries / Paul Arblaster.


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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 Countries, from Roman frontier provinces, through medieval principalities, to the establishment of the three constitutional monarchies of the present day. This readable overview highlights the international importance of the social, economic , spiritual, and cultural movements that have marked the region.



Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Netherlands -- History.
Belgium -- History.
Belgium -- Civilization.
Netherlands -- Civilization.