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

Sorrows of Belgium Liberation and Political Reconstruction This title provides a vivid account of the conflicts in western Europe specifically Belgium at the end of the Second World War from the Allied liberation to the departure of the Communist ministers

  • Title: Sorrows of Belgium: Liberation and Political Reconstruction, 1944-1947
  • Author: Martin Conway
  • ISBN: 9780199694341
  • Page: 345
  • Format: Hardcover
  • This title provides a vivid account of the conflicts in western Europe, specifically Belgium, at the end of the Second World War from the Allied liberation to the departure of the Communist ministers from government in 1947.

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    1. Great book about how the liberation from Nazi occupation brought a series of further problems to Belgium as they returned to their pre-war government which was no longer feasible and would prove unable to survive beyond the 1960s. The constant political and social crisis is heavily discussed as the author traces the process of normalization and Belgium's subsequent entry into the postwar political order in Western Europe. But he also focuses on the fact that as Belgium went down the road to stab [...]

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