World and Its Peoples
Incorporates every conceivable focus of interest from holidays to health care, national anthems to gross national product, natural resources, ethnic groups, voting age, performing arts, provincial capitals, leaders of the past and present, native plants and animals, and far more. Newly commissioned political and geophysical maps represent past and present realities. The thirteen volumes of this set examine the 50 countries, dependencies, and states of the European continent, putting into perspective this enormously influential center of commerce and culture.
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Amsterdam Antwerp architecture Ardennes artists Austrian Netherlands Batavian Republic became Belgian Belgium born Brabant Brussels buildings canals capital city of Luxembourg cultural developed dukes Dutch Republic economic Europe European exports Flanders Flemings Flemish Flevoland forces France Frankish French French-speaking Frisians German Ghent grand duchy Gutland Hague Hapsburg Holland Holy Roman emperor IJsselmeer immigration important increased independence industry king kingdom known labor land language largest legislature Liege living Low Countries major medieval metropolitan area Meuse miles million modern Namur nineteenth century North Sea northern Oesling parties percent Philip plateau polders political population port Protestant reclaimed Reformed Church region reigned religious revolt Rhine River Rotterdam royal rule Schelde sea level seventeenth century sixteenth century Spanish Netherlands stadtholder theater trade traditional twentieth century Union United Provinces Utrecht Wallonia Walloons waterways William World Zeeland Zuider Zee