Two Tales of a City. Ghent, Tale No.1: A Mind of its Own
(Daniël Vanacker) The Low Countries - 2000, № 8, pp. 214-222
Daniël Vanacker outlines the history of Ghent. He tells of the Flemish city's prosperity in the Middle Ages, its difficult relations with Emperor Charles V, its development as an industrial centre in the nineteenth century and the cultural and economic influence it enjoys today.
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