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    • Devos, Isabelle (2006)
      This book treats the spectacular rise in life expectancy during the last three centuries. It is the first study to bring together both published and unpublished material about the history of the health of Belgian men and ...
    • Soens, Tim (2009)
      The Spade in de Dijk is the first synthesis on the organisation of water management in Coastal Flanders during the later Middle Ages. Based on the unique archival evidence produced by local water boards (wateringen), large ...
    • Bracke, Nele (2008)
      In A monument to the country. Official statistics in Belgium, 1795-1870, Nele Bracke unravels why and how the Belgian state and its predecessors organized and developed an official statistical apparatus in order to collect ...
    • Bernaerts, Lars; Pieters, Jürgen (2011)
      What will be the future role of hermeneutics in literary theory? Can we shape the future of hermeneutics by going back to its tradition and by looking at the way hermeneutics is relevant in other disciplines? The new issue ...
    • Kalla, Irena Barbara (2012)
      This book explores images of the house in Dutch-language poetry from the postwar period. On the one hand the archetypical notion of the house has always had an established place in poetry. It is connected to the meaning ...
    • Bernaerts, Lars; Vandevoorde, Hans; Vervaeck, Bart (2011)
      Jan Walravens (1920-1965) played a central role in Flemish literature as he introduced and facilitated literary experiments after the second world war. He was a leading essayist and literary critic, who wrote thousands of ...
    • Christophe, Madelein (2011)
      A storm at sea, hanging cliffs, volcano eruptions at night, threatening thunderclouds over a desolate mountain landscape: all these phenomena incite both fear and pleasure, astonishment and fascination. We call them sublime, ...
    • Absillis, Kevin; Humbeeck, Kris (2012)
      Over the last few decades cultural sociology and book history have stimulated the study of publishers and their role in the production, distribution, reception and consumption of literature. As such these disciplines have ...
    • Rasier, Laurent; Heuven, Vincent van; Defrancq, Bart; Hiligsmann, Philippe (2011)
      Nederlands in het perspectief van uitspraakverwerving en contrastieve taalkunde (“Dutch from the point of view of pronunciation acquisition and contrastive linguistics”) gives an overview of linguistic research carried out ...
    • Vincent, Paul (2016)
      The Bruges-born poet-priest Guido Gezelle (1830–1899) is generally considered one of the masters of nineteenth-century European lyric poetry. At the end of his life and in the first two decades of the twentieth century, ...
    • Verbruggen, Christophe (2009)
      This book studies literary sociability during the belle époque (1890-1914) by comparing and relating organizations of authors with intellectual sociability in general. Drawing on a combination of methods including social ...
    • Buysse, Ann; Caen, Maya; Dewaele, Alexis; Enzlin, Paul; Lievens, John; T’Sjoen, Guy; Van Houtte, Mieke; Vermeersch, Hans (2013)
      Sexual health in Flanders describes the results of the first representative population-based study on this topic in Flanders (the Northern, Dutch-speaking part of Belgium). A research team of psychologists, sexologists, ...
    • Eeckhout, Bart; Joosen, Vanessa; Sepp, Arvi (2016)
      Urbanity and migration are considered to be two basic components in definitions of modernity. They force us to reflect on how the boundaries between the local and the global are determined and surpassed. Often this results ...
    • Bru, Sascha; Masschelein, Anneleen (2009)
      The central theme of this issue is the singularity of general and comparative literary theory in the Low Countries. How do they combine insights from neighboring linguistic areas, more specifically the dominant French, ...
    • Dhondt, Pieter (2006)
      This book reveals the history of discussions regarding university education in Belgium, from the abolishment of the old university of Leuven in 1797 to the promulgation of the laws on higher education in 1890 and 1891. ...
    • Heuckelom Van, Kris; Bruyn De, Dieter; Strycker De, Carl (2012)
      Ranging from Polish inspirations in contemporary authors such as Bernlef, Frank Westerman and Erwin Mortier, over the Central European successes of the now forgotten Jo van Ammers-Küller, to the Bulgarian character Firmin ...