Xenophobe's Guide to the Belgians (Paperback)

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"Belgians like above all to be practical, solid. They stand square and conduct conversation from the base of the neck. Courteous behaviour is expected: it is the natural product of right-mindedness. It is also practical: that is how you get on in the world."
"Belgians would be very happy indeed if all the world knew them to be good-natured, tolerant, individualistic, self-assertive, modest, moderate, and the embodiment of European ideals. This is a long-term project. Meanwhile being placed somewhere on the map of Europe will do."

About the Author


Antony Mason is the author of The Eyewitness Top 10 Travel Guide to Brussels & Bruges, Antwerp & Ghent.


Product Details
ISBN: 9781906042226
ISBN-10: 1906042225
Publisher: Oval Books
Publication Date: September 1st, 2009
Pages: 92
Language: English
Series: Xenophobe's Guide