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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


Belgium: Right Extremism and Ethnic Nationalism

Piero Ignazi

in Extreme Right Parties in Western Europe

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780198293255
eISBN:
9780191601903
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198293259.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter explores the extreme right in Belgium. Both the Walloon and Flemish extreme right parties advocate a strong state with a harsher penal code, ‘law and order’ enforcement, restoration of ... More


Sources of Frenchness

Katharine Ellis

in Interpreting the Musical Past: Early Music in Nineteenth Century France

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780195365856
eISBN:
9780199867738
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195365856.003.0005
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This chapter examines the book's earliest main repertories — from the 13th century to the death of Lassus — from the perspective of national pride. Adam de la Halle's Jeu de Robin et de Marion — ... More


The Protection of Trade

Oscar Gelderblom

in Cities of Commerce: The Institutional Foundations of International Trade in the Low Countries, 1250-1650

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691142883
eISBN:
9781400848591
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691142883.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

This chapter examines the protective measures implemented by merchants and rulers in Bruges, Antwerp, and Amsterdam to deal with violent threats such as theft, robbery, or even outright warfare. It ... More


Conditional Hostages

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/9780199651702.003.0005
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

This chapter studies the early history of an entirely new form of hostageship in which the human pledge is not handed over immediately but simply promised. The chapter argues that what has been ... More


Flanders

Veronica Ortenberg

in The English Church and the Continent in the Tenth and Eleventh Centuries: Cultural, Spiritual, and Artistic Exchanges

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198201595
eISBN:
9780191674945
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198201595.003.0003
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History, History of Religion

This chapter focuses on Flanders, an area encompassing the largely Flemish-speaking dioceses in the area controlled partly by the counts of Flanders and, nominally if not always in reality, by the ... More


The Reconstruction of the Belgian Nation-State and Post-War Elections, Summer 1945–February 1946

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/9780199694341.003.0006
Subject:
History, European Modern History

The Belgian nation-state gradually recovered its prestige and institutional authority during the final months of 1945. This was both an institutional process, and a manifestation of the reserves of ... More


The Death of Belgium

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/9780199694341.003.0009
Subject:
History, European Modern History

The reconstruction of Belgium achieved in 1947 established the basis of the post-war political order, dominated by the Catholic and Socialist parties and by a centralized state and parliamentary ... More


Trading Languages

Ardis Butterfield

in The Familiar Enemy: Chaucer, Language, and Nation in the Hundred Years War

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199574865
eISBN:
9780191722127
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199574865.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, Early and Medieval Literature, European Literature

Takes us into the urban culture of London. It situates Chaucer's accounts of mercantile behaviour and speech – notably the Shipman's Tale and the portrait of the Merchant in his General Prologue as ... More


Coherent Infinitives in Dutch and West Flemish

Roland Hinterhölzl

in Scrambling, Remnant Movement, and Restructuring in West Germanic

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780195308211
eISBN:
9780199867318
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195308211.003.0003
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology

This chapter provides an initial discussion of the properties of coherent infinitives in Dutch and West Flemish. Based on the Dutch data, it describes the traditional OV-based biclausal approach to ... More


Verbal Complexes and the Syntax of IPP-Complements

Roland Hinterhölzl

in Scrambling, Remnant Movement, and Restructuring in West Germanic

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780195308211
eISBN:
9780199867318
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195308211.003.0006
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology

This chapter examines the formation of verb clusters and investigates the positions that are relevant for licensing non-finite verbs. It assesses different types of data from the West Germanic ... More


Subject Positions, Point of View and the Neuter Pronoun tet in West Flemish

Jacqueline Guéron and Liliane Haegeman

in Functional Heads: The Cartography of Syntactic Structures, Volume 7

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199746736
eISBN:
9780199949519
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199746736.003.0005
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology

This chapter deals with the distribution and interpretation of the word tet in the West Flemish dialect of Lapscheure. It shows that though tet is a doubler, it is not a subject doubler. Rather, tet ... More


The Germanic component of the Spanish lexicon

Steven N. Dworkin

in A History of the Spanish Lexicon: A Linguistic Perspective

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199541140
eISBN:
9780191741395
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199541140.003.0004
Subject:
Linguistics, Historical Linguistics, Language Families

This chapter examines the impact of Germanic languages, primarily Gothic, on the Latin of the Iberian Peninsula. It may be inaccurate to talk about direct language contact between speakers of the ... More


Vlaams Blok

Cas Mudde

in The Ideology of the Extreme Right

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719057939
eISBN:
9781781700082
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719057939.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter discusses the formation of an anti-Establishment party. On 28 May 1979, the VNP was disbanded and the political party Vlaams Blok (Flemish Block, VB) was founded as a fusion of the VNP ... More


The “Dark Age” of Flemish Monasticism

Steven Vanderputten

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

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801451713
eISBN:
9780801468117
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801451713.003.0004
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

This chapter expounds on the argument of Chapter 2 with a particular focus on Flemish monasticism. Monastic historiographers throughout the ancient régime and beyond struggled to make sense of the ... More


Policy analysis in the Belgian legislatures: the marginal role of a structurally weak parliament in a partitocracy with no scientific and political tradition of policy analysis

Lieven De Winter and Wouter Wolfs

in Policy Analysis in Belgium

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781447317258
eISBN:
9781447317272
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447317258.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

This chapter examines the formal existence and actual use of resources relevant for policy analysis that individual parliamentarians, parliamentary groups and the parliament, as a whole, have at ... More


Memory in Art: History and the Neuroscience of Response

David Freedberg

in The Memory Process: Neuroscientific and Humanistic Perspectives

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262014571
eISBN:
9780262289672
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262014571.003.0017
Subject:
Neuroscience, Research and Theory

This chapter focuses on Rogier van der Weyden's Descent from the Cross, one of the great masterpieces of fifteenth-century Flemish painting. The work poses a large number of difficult questions about ... More


Froissart and his Second Book

Peter Ainsworth

in War, Government and Power in Late Medieval France

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853236955
eISBN:
9781846314421
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780853236955.003.0002
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

Jean Froissart's Second Book recounts the events that took place between 1378 and 1385 in the Low Countries, including the Flemish Revolt and its suppression, and offers a critique of contemporary ... More


Reconciling syntactic and post-syntactic complementizer agreement

Sarah G. Courtney

in Micro-change and Macro-change in Diachronic Syntax

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
August 2017
ISBN:
9780198747840
eISBN:
9780191810732
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198747840.003.0015
Subject:
Linguistics, Historical Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology

Focusing on the microvariation found in complementizer agreement (CA) in Germanic dialects, this chapter seeks to reconcile the syntactic and post-syntactic analyses given in previous treatments. ... More


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