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Published by Rumford press in Concord, N.H .
Written in English



  • Belgium,
  • Louvain.


  • World War, 1914-1918 -- Belgium -- Louvain.,
  • World War, 1914-1918 -- Destruction and pillage.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Statementby Albert Fuglister.
LC ClassificationsD542.L7 F83
The Physical Object
Pagination25 p. :
Number of Pages25
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6728966M
LC Control Number29012632

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A neutral description of the sack of Louvain / by Albert Fuglister. Format Book Published Concord, N.H.: Rumford press, Description 25 p.: port. ; 22 cm. Notes "Summary of the lecture which I gave in Switzerland and France in , and of the work which I published at that time and of which the edition is now sold out'Louvain. The sack of Louvain. In , German soldiers sacked the Belgian city of Louvain. Its population was expelled and some were carried off in freight trains to camps in Germany. Its library, together with its priceless collection of rare manuscripts and early printed books, was deliberately burnt. A neutral description of the sack of Louvain, By Albert. Fuglister. Abstract "Summary of the lectures which I gave in Switzerland and France in , and of the work which I published at that time and of which the edition is now sold out - 'Louvain, ville martyre'." - pMode of access: InternetAuthor: Albert. Fuglister. The Destroyed Libraries of Louvain. To have a library destroyed by an accidental cause is a tragedy. To have a library destroyed by a deliberate act of war is even more so. But for a library to be destroyed twice by acts of war is almost unthinkable. Yet that was the case with the Library of the University of Louvain in Louvain, Belgium.

Citizenry of Louvain were subject to mass shootings, regardless of age or gender. As demonstrated earlier at other Belgian towns, including Dinant, the destruction of up to a fifth of Louvain's buildings merely comprised a standard German strategy of intimidating occupied Belgian territories as a means of securing maximum civilian co-operation.   Over the course of five days, beginning Aug , German troops stationed in the Belgian village of Louvain during the opening month of World War I burn and loot much of . The Rape of Belgium was the mistreatment of Belgian civilians by German troops during the invasion and subsequent occupation of Belgium during World War I.. The neutrality of Belgium had been guaranteed by the Treaty of London (), which had been signed by r, the German Schlieffen Plan required that German armed forces pass through Belgium (thus violating Belgium's neutrality. Sack arrives at work every day facing a blank canvas, or in his case a blank iPad. After several hours of reading, sketching and writing, he produces a work of art that represents his view of the.

Lr on subscription for restoration fund. Full text is unavailable for this digitized archive article. Subscribers may view the full text of this article in its original form through TimesMachine.   This book took a rather different and personal dimension as Dr. Sacks is the patient here after having a terrible encounter with a bull on an isolated mountain in Norway and suffers a severe injury on the leg. It tells of the experiences of his slow recovery. Description: ix, 95 pages 18 cm: Contents: Brussels-Louvain --Aerschot --Louvain --The sack of Louvain --Causes of the sack of Louvain --The exodus from Louvain --German troops and the priests of Louvain in the field of Tervueren --The hunt for the prisoner-priests --At . Leuven (/ ˈ l ɜː v ən /, Dutch: [ˈløːvə(n)] ()) or Louvain (/ l uː ˈ v æ̃ /, also US: / l uː ˈ v eɪ n /, French: ; German: Löwen [ˈløːvn̩] ()) is the capital and largest city of the province of Flemish Brabant in the Flemish Region of is located about 25 kilometres (16 miles) east of municipality itself comprises the historic city and the former.