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The age of internationalism and Belgium, 1880-1930: Peace, progress and prestige

Daniel Laqua


This study investigates internationalism through the prism of a small European country. It explores an age in which many groups and communities – from socialists to scientists – organised themselves across national borders. Belgium was a major hub for transnational movements. By taking this small and yet significant European country as a focal point, the book critically examines major historical issues, including nationalism, colonial expansion, political activism and international relations. A main aim is to reveal the multifarious and sometimes contradictory nature of internationalism. The B ... More

Keywords: transnational history, modern Europe, internationalism, Belgium, fin de siècle, interwar period, political activism, intellectuals, congresses

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Print publication date: 2013 Print ISBN-13: 9780719088834
Published to Manchester Scholarship Online: January 2014 DOI:10.7228/manchester/9780719088834.001.0001


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Daniel Laqua, author

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