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Belgium: Nationalism, State Reform, and Social Security

Daniel Béland and André Lecours

in Nationalism and Social Policy: The Politics of Territorial Solidarity

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780199546848
eISBN:
9780191720468
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199546848.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, Political Theory

Chapter 4 begins with a brief discussion on the origins of Flemish nationalism. Then, it analyses the post-war expansion of social policy in Belgium and the meshing of social policy reform and ... More


Nationalism and a Critique of European Integration: Questions from the Flemish Parties

Janet Laible

in Minority Nationalism and the Changing International Order

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199242146
eISBN:
9780191599651
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199242143.003.0011
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Explores how Flemish nationalists raise questions about the impact of European integration on the cultural rights of their nation, the members of which have struggled for a century and a half to ... More


City-states at the crossroads, 1300–1450: The north

Tom Scott

in The City-State in Europe, 1000-1600: Hinterland, Territory, Region

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199274604
eISBN:
9780191738685
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199274604.003.0006
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

City‐states north of the Alps are distinguished by their relatively late formation and by expansion as a collective civic endeavour, not driven by factional interests. These cities often formed ... More


The Resilience of the Spanish Monarchy 1665-1700

Christopher Storrs

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199246373
eISBN:
9780191715242
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199246373.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

For too long the history of seventeenth-century Spain has been dismissed as a story of imperial decline after the achievement of the sixteenth century. Resilience of the Spanish monarchy presents a ... More


Hostages in the Later Middle Ages: Representation, Finance, and the Laws of War

Adam J. Kosto

in Hostages in the Middle Ages

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199651702
eISBN:
9780191741999
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199651702.003.0004
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

This chapter begins the investigation into the diversification of hostageship after the year 1000. The most striking change is the reappearance of female hostages. Only a handful of examples survive ... More


Spain’s Armies

CHRISTOPHER STORRS

in The Resilience of the Spanish Monarchy 1665-1700

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199246373
eISBN:
9780191715242
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199246373.003.0002
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

This chapter examines Spain's armies in the reign of Carlos II, seeking to show that the king had large numbers of men under arms. It explores how men were recruited for those armies, both at home ... More


The Low-Countries wars

Roger B. Manning

in An Apprenticeship in Arms: The Origins of the British Army 1585-1702

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199261499
eISBN:
9780191718625
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199261499.003.0002
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

The English and Scots volunteers who fought in the Dutch army during the Eighty Years War were conscious of participating in a Protestant crusade as well as countering Spanish power in the Low ... More


Introduction

Martin Conway

in The Sorrows of Belgium: Liberation and Political Reconstruction, 1944-1947

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199694341
eISBN:
9780191738401
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199694341.003.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

Why did the manifold political and social crises which Belgium experienced during the period from the German invasion of 1940 to the later 1940s lead to the re-establishment of a version of the ... More


Daniel Defoe: Master of Fictions: His Life and Works

Maximillian E. Novak

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199261543
eISBN:
9780191698743
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199261543.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 18th-century Literature

Daniel Defoe, best known as the author of Robinson Crusoe, lived during a period of dramatic historical, political, and social change in Britain, and was by any standard a superb observer of his ... More


Monastic Reform as Process: Realities and Representations in Medieval Flanders, 900-1100

Steven Vanderputten

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801451713
eISBN:
9780801468117
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801451713.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

The history of monastic institutions in the Middle Ages may at first appear remarkably uniform and predictable. Medieval commentators and modern scholars have observed how monasteries of the tenth to ... More


Introduction

Maximillian E. Novak

in Daniel Defoe: Master of Fictions: His Life and Works

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199261543
eISBN:
9780191698743
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199261543.003.0012
Subject:
Literature, 18th-century Literature

Few writers have had so difficult a path to what Andrew Kippis calls ‘the Temple of Fame’, and fewer yet have had such a difficult time remaining there. Compared to the ups and downs of Daniel ... More


Modeling in Support of Spatial Planning and Policy Making: The Example of Flanders

Lien Poelmans

in Modeling Cities and Regions As Complex Systems: From Theory to Planning Applications

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780262029568
eISBN:
9780262331371
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262029568.003.0011
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

Flanders is a densely populated, highly urbanized region, with widespread urban sprawl threatening remaining agricultural and natural areas. Consequently spatial planning has recently become a ... More


The Forgotten Attempts to End the Forgotten War

Larry Blomstedt

in Truman, Congress, and Korea: The Politics of America's First Undeclared War

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780813166117
eISBN:
9780813166391
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813166117.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter examines how lawmakers tried to end the war during last two years of the Truman presidency. Congressional response to peace overtures by the enemy prior to the Kaesong armistice talks ... More


Policy Toward Child Abuse and Neglect in Belgium: Shared Responsibility, Differentiated Response

Kristof Desair and Peter Adriaenssens

in Child Protection Systems: International Trends and Orientations

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199793358
eISBN:
9780199895137
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199793358.003.0010
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

In Belgium we can make a distinction between social policy with a broad focus, that in general reduces risk factors linked to child abuse and neglect, and policy that is more narrowly focused on ... More


Introduction

R. B. Wernham

in The Return of the Armadas: The Last Years of the Elizabethan War against Spain 1595-1603

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198204435
eISBN:
9780191676277
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198204435.003.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

The middle years of the 1590s brought a sharp change in the emphasis of English policy in the war against Spain. The five or six years that followed the defeat of the 1588 Spanish Armada had seen ... More


The Principalities 987–1108

Jean Dunbabin

in France in the Making 843–1180

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198208464
eISBN:
9780191678028
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198208464.003.0009
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

The importance of the eleventh century in the evolution of France is hard to estimate. In one sense, it was a time of set-back in that, for most of the century, the frontiers of the West Frankish ... More


The Man Who Danced with Fred Astaire

John Franceschina

in Hermes Pan: The Man Who Danced with Fred Astaire

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199754298
eISBN:
9780199949878
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199754298.003.0004
Subject:
Music, Dance, Popular

With The Gay Divorcee, Pan begins a seven-year association with RKO that includes the choreography for every Fred Astaire-Ginger Rogers musical through The Story of Vernon and Irene Castle, though he ... More


Patriotism, Fame, and Death, 1743-1750

CHRISTINE GERRARD

in Aaron Hill: The Muses' Projector, 1685-1750

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780198183884
eISBN:
9780191714122
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198183884.003.0011
Subject:
Literature, 18th-century Literature

This chapter discusses the later years of Aaron Hill from 1743 to 1750. Hill's retirement to Plaistow revived his interest in public affairs. He became filled with a deep sense of unease at the ... More


The Pre-War Army and the British Expeditionary Force, 1940

David French

in Raising Churchill’s Army: The British Army and the War against Germany 1919-1945

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199246304
eISBN:
9780191697562
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199246304.003.0005
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Military History

This chapter examines the pre-war army and the British Expeditionary Force's (BEF) military campaign in France and Flanders against the Germans in 1940. This campaign showed that the British were ... More


Caporetto, Cambrai, and the Supreme War Council

David French

in The Strategy of the Lloyd George Coalition, 1916–1918

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198205593
eISBN:
9780191676680
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198205593.003.0007
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Political History

By mid-September 1917 Lloyd George believed that the Flanders offensive had failed, that the public were becoming uneasy at the lack of news of definite progress and that the offensive should be ... More


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