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Belgian Exile Press in Britain

  • Christophe DeclercqEmail author
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Abstract

This chapter examines core elements of the history of Belgian refugees in Britain during the First World War through their representation in Belgian exile newspapers published in Britain. The Belgian journals allowed for an increased sense of Belgian identity in exile but also extended existing language relations within the Belgian community. The chapter also defends the idea of the fragmented nation by uncovering its multifaceted transnational relations.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.KU LeuvenBrusselsBelgium
  2. 2.UCLLondonUK

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