High Road to Culture in Flanders and the Netherlands


High Road to Culture in Flanders and the Netherlands

The Hague, a Divided City
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The Hague, a Divided City

(Paul van Velthoven ) The Low Countries - 1998, № 6, pp. 112-116

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The Dutch essayist Rudy Kousbroek once wrote of The Hague that some parts of the post-war city evoked images of half-eaten plates of food piled one on top of the other. Certainly, no other city in the Netherlands has undergone as much reconstruction as the Hague. No Dutch city has felt for so long the destruction caused by the war, and no city has changed so radically in appearance as The Hague.

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