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9783906763347

Portraits Of The Nation: Stamps, Coins, And Banknotes In Belgium And Switzerland, 1880-1945

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    9783906763347

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    390676334X

  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 1999-08-01
  • Publisher: Peter Lang Pub Inc
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Table of Contents

Introduction
17(26)
Belgium
19(4)
Political Map of Belgium
21(1)
Linguistic Map of Belgium
21(1)
Belgian Dynastic Tables
22(1)
Switzerland
23(4)
Political Map of Switzerland
25(1)
Linguistic Map of Switzerland
26(1)
Stamps, Coins and Banknotes as Portraits of the Nation
27(2)
Terminology
29(3)
Stamps, Coins and Banknotes
29(1)
Identity and Memory
30(2)
Primary Sources
32(2)
Methodology
34(6)
Decision-Making
35(4)
Portraits
39(1)
Conclusion
40(3)
Creating Bearers of Value: Decision-Making Process 1880--1913
43(22)
Belgium
43(10)
Reasons for the Creation of Bearers of Value
43(1)
Coins
43(2)
Stamps
45(2)
Banknotes
47(1)
Commissioning and Choice of Imagery
48(1)
Coins
48(1)
Stamps
49(2)
Banknotes
51(2)
Switzerland
53(9)
Reasons for the Creation of Bearers of Value
53(1)
Coins
53(1)
Stamps
54(1)
Banknotes
55(1)
Commissioning and Choice of Imagery
56(1)
Fin-de-Siecle Swiss Cultural Politics
56(2)
Stamps
58(1)
Coins
59(1)
Banknotes
60(2)
Conclusion
62(3)
Portraits 1880--1913
65(34)
Belgium
65(13)
The King of the Belgians
65(1)
The 1880 Cinquantenaire
66(1)
La Belgique, l'amie du progres
67(4)
International Technique, National Production
71(2)
Belgique and Belgie
73(1)
Local Identity
74(1)
Art in Fin-de-Siecle Belgium
75(3)
Switzerland
78(17)
Foundation Myths: William Tell and the Rutli Oath
78(2)
The Alps
80(2)
Representing People
82(2)
Gender
84(2)
Linguistic, Cantonal and Confessional Diversity
86(3)
Artists and their Styles
89(2)
1900 General Stamp Contest and Humour
91(4)
Conclusion
95(4)
The First World War
99(14)
Belgium
99(8)
Influence of the War on Bearers of Value
99(2)
Bearers of Value in Occupied Belgium
101(2)
Bearers of Value in Unoccupied Belgium
103(4)
Switzerland
107(6)
War-Time Bearers of Value
107(1)
Themes on First World War Bearers of Value
108(2)
Commemorating Peace
110(3)
Creating Bearers of Value: Inter-War Decision-Making
113(36)
Belgium
113(16)
Reasons for the Creation of Bearers of Value
113(1)
Stamps
113(5)
Coins
118(5)
Banknotes
123(1)
Commissioning and Choice of Imagery
124(1)
Stamps
124(2)
Coins
126(1)
Banknotes
127(2)
Switzerland
129(15)
Reasons for the Creation of Bearers of Value
129(1)
Banknotes
129(1)
Coins
130(1)
Stamps
131(4)
Commissioning and Choice of Imagery
135(1)
Inter-War Swiss Cultural Politics
135(1)
Stamps
136(4)
Coins
140(2)
Banknotes
142(2)
Conclusion
144(5)
Portraits 1919--1933/34
149(42)
Belgium
149(18)
Memories of the Great War
149(5)
Royal Portraits
154(4)
Progress and Prosperity
158(3)
Local Identity and Linguistic Diversity
161(3)
The 1930 Centenary
164(3)
Switzerland
167(19)
Differentiated Neutrality
167(2)
Commemoratio Helvetiourum
169(5)
Local and Linguistic Identity
174(3)
Alpine Dwellers, Alpine Landscape
177(4)
The 1932 General Stamp Contest
181(5)
Conclusion
186(5)
Portraits 1933/34--1939/40
191(38)
Belgium
191(16)
New Reign, New Portrait of the Monarch
191(1)
Local Symbols, National Images
192(2)
La Belgique, la patrie des arts
194(3)
Orval and Koekelberg, National Religious Sites
197(3)
Astrid and the Royal Family
200(7)
Switzerland
207(19)
Geistige Landesverteidigung
207(1)
Trachtenmadchen
208(2)
New Symbols for Switzerland
210(3)
Wehranleihe, Bundesfeier
213(5)
Return to Unqualified Neutrality
218(1)
Landi 1939
219(7)
Conclusion
226(3)
The Second World War
229(28)
Belgium
229(15)
Bearers of Value during the Occupation
229(2)
Royal Continuity
231(1)
War-Related Charities
232(3)
War-Time Iconography: New and Old Ways
235(2)
Liberation Iconography: New Belgium, New Images?
237(1)
Where is the King?
238(2)
Les Sinistres and La Resistance
240(4)
Switzerland
244(13)
Bearers of Value during the War
244(1)
Continuity, Adaptation and Innovation of Themes
245(3)
1941: Celebration of 650 years of Switzerland
248(1)
Martial Imagery
249(4)
Towards Peace
253(4)
General Conclusion
257(6)
Bibliography
263(24)
Archival Sources
263(5)
Belgium
263(4)
Switzerland
267(1)
Newspapers, Journals
268(1)
Primary Printed Sources
268(2)
Secondary Printed Sources
270(17)
Illustrations
287(108)
1880--1913
287(26)
Belgium
287(14)
Switzerland
301(12)
First World War
313(22)
Belgium
313(16)
Switzerland
329(6)
1919--1933/34
335(24)
Belgium
335(14)
Switzerland
349(10)
1933/34--1939/40
359(18)
Belgium
359(10)
Switzerland
369(8)
Second World War
377(18)
Belgium
377(10)
Switzerland
387(8)
Sources
395

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