Originally published in 1944, this study of Belgium forms part of the British Survey Handbooks series created in partnership with the British Society for International Understanding. The object of the series was to provide essential information about the history, economic life, conditions and outlook of the various nations of Europe, including material regarding the effects of World War II. This book will be of value to anyone with an interest in Belgium and European history.
Table of Contents
Editorial note; Introduction. The two wars; 1. The place of Belgium in Europe; 2. Political history of Belgium, 1830-1940; 3. The life of the people; 4. Effects of the German occupation. I. Government and people; 5. Effects of the German occupation. II. Hardships and resistance; Note on the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg; Index.