Britain, the Saxe-Coburgs and the Belgianisation of Europe.
This move towards authoritarianism, Paul Belien argues in his book, has been the most significant achievement of Belgium’s ruling Saxe-Coberg family. It is also why Belgium, a state in which private interests have historically superseded those of the public, is admired by the unelected bureaucrats who will control the looming European superstate.
A Throne in Brussels: Britain, the Saxe-Coburgs and the Belgianisation of Europe by Paul Belien. United Kingdom: Imprint Academic, 2005. 384 pp. $49.00 ($29.00, paper).
Paul Belien bestyrer bloggen ‘The Brussels Journal’.