The jewel in the crown : Amsterdam and her historians
Tot Lof van Haarlem : memories in competition
Nijmegen : city of the Batavians
Faded glory : Leuven
Crusader kings and warrior saints : Geraardsbergen
Centre and peripheries : Holland, Zeeland, Gelderland, Drenthe and Overijssel and Flanders
On the border : Brabantia Sacra or Der Staten Brabant.
The Eighty Years' War and the partition of the Low Countries led to the publication of numerous chorographical works on towns and regions in the Northern and Southern Netherlands. This book offers a comparison of these histories reflecting political change and promoting new identities.