Flanders : a cultural history (Book, 2007) [University of Washington Libraries]
skip to content
Flanders : a cultural history Preview this item
ClosePreview this item

Flanders : a cultural history

Author: André De Vries
Publisher: Oxford ; New York Oxford University Press 2007
Series: Landscapes of the imagination
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
Getting this item's online copy... Getting this item's online copy...

Find a copy in the library

Getting this item's location and availability... Getting this item's location and availability...


Find it in libraries globally
Worldwide libraries own this item


Genre/Form: Führer
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: André De Vries
ISBN: 019531493X 9780195314939
OCLC Number: 836437606
Description: xxiii, 296 Seiten Illustrationen, Karten 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
Series Title: Landscapes of the imagination
Responsibility: André de Vries
Retrieving notes about this item Retrieving notes about this item


Editorial reviews

Publisher Synopsis

"Informative and lucid....De Vries's writing is vivid."--T. Goyens, CHOICE"The book is well written, entertaining, easy to read, and contains an impressive range of interesting facts, anecdotes, and Read more...

User-contributed reviews


Be the first.
Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.