Belgium - by Demetrius C. Boulger

BELGIUM

By

DEMETRIUS C. BOULGER

Published for the

BAY VIEW READING CLUB

CENTRAL OFFICE. BOSTON BOULEVARD

DETROIT, MICH.

1913

 

 

CONTENTS

CHAPTER I - The Two Races of Belgium 7
CHAPTER II - The Evolution of Belgium 22
CHAPTER III - The Story of Brussels 35
CHAPTER IV - The Story of Antwerp 58
CHAPTER V - The Story of Bruges and Ghent 69
CHAPTER VI - The Story of Liege 81
CHAPTER VII - The Belgian Constitution 91
CHAPTER VIII - Party Politics in Belgium * 104
CHAPTER IX - The Army 122
CHAPTER X - Population and Social Matters 136
CHAPTER XI - The Court and Society 143
CHAPTER XII - Burgher Life in Brussels 154
CHAPTER XIII - The Miners of the Borinage 165
CHAPTER XIV - The Manufacturing Centers 177
CHAPTER XV - Country Life in Belgium 192
CHAPTER XVI - Religion and Educational Aspects 206
CHAPTER XVII - The Administration of Justice 223
CHAPTER XVIII - Commerce and Industry 233
CHAPTER XIX - Literature and Journalism 239
CHAPTER XX - Music, Art, and the Drama 251
CHAPTER XXI - Kermesses, Fetes, and Legends 260
CHAPTER XXII - Sports, Old and New 273
CHAPTER XXIII - Characteristics and Customs 283
CHAPTER XXIV - Waterways and Railways 297
CHAPTER XXV - The Colonial Question 310
CHAPTER XXVI - Conclusion 328 -

Title Author Hits
Chapter 06 - The Story of Liege Written by Administrator 39
Chapter 05 - The Story of Bruges and Ghent Written by Administrator 44
Chapter 04 - The Story of Antwerp Written by Administrator 36
Chapter 03 - The Story of Brussels Written by Administrator 32
Chapter 02 - The Evolution of Belgium Written by Administrator 40
Chapter 01 - The Two Races of Belgium Written by Administrator 50
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