Last Chance: Belgium at Versailles
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van Tuyll, Hubert P. - Last Chance: Belgium at Versailles


Belgium | Politics | Legacy | Netherlands | Pre-war period | International Relations during the War

Abstract: Belgium's political divisions over annexation reflected much more than the usual political squabbles. It was a young state moving towards finding its identity. (Sensitivity to slights on the nation contributed to a certain prickliness at Versailles.) In a sense, Belgium pursued many goals with a single strategy, while the Netherlands had one g…

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van Tuyll, Hubert P., “Last Chance: Belgium at Versailles”, in: Brill’s Digital Library of World War I. Consulted online on 22 February 2019 <>
First published online: 2015

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