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

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

by Martin Conway


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780199694341
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Publication date: 03/21/2012
Pages: 512
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.30(h) x 1.30(d)

About the Author

Martin Conway is a historian of twentieth-century Europe at the University of Oxford. He has written widely on aspects of the history of Europe, focusing particularly on the making and unmaking of democratic politics in inter-war and post-1945 Europe. He has long had a particular interest in the history of Belgium. His first book on pro-German collaboration in Belgium during the Second World War was published in French- and Dutch-language editions in Belgium.

Table of Contents

1. The Legacies of an Occupation, 1940 - 1944
2. The Struggle for Liberty and Legality, September 1944 - February 1945
3. Recovery and Upheaval, February - August 1945
4. The Dynamics of Political Normalisation, Summer 1945 - February 1946
5. The Reconstruction of the Belgian Nation-State and Post-War Elections, Summer 1945 - February 1946
6. The Social Normalisation of Belgium 1945 - 1947
7. Economic Conflict and Political Realignment, February 1946 - March 1947
8. The Death of Belgium

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