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“...‘Brussel – franskiljonse – olievlek’, geen fabel...”

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  • Pieter van Hees

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"…'Brussel - franskiljonse - olievlek', geen fabel…"; The speech by Lode Craeybeckx on the occasion of the Golden Spurs-celebrations in Antwerp on Saturday 10 July 1954 and its review in the press
After his ‘activist adventure’ during WWI, Lode Craeybeckx (1897-1976) did not continue on the Flemish-nationalist course, but became a socialist member of parliament and mayor (of Antwerp). He nevertheless remained outspoken on the ‘Flemish question’, as for instance during a  – what was to become famous – speech in 1954. Pieter van Hees has recovered and hereby publishes the text of that speech and paints a picture of its political context and reception.

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van Hees, P., (2006) ““...‘Brussel – franskiljonse – olievlek’, geen fabel...””, WT. Tijdschrift over de geschiedenis van de Vlaamse beweging 65(1), 44-63. doi: https://doi.org/10.21825/wt.v65i1.12605

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01 Jan 2006
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