Kathleen de Clercq, Marja van den Broek, Marcel-Armand van Nieuwpoort, Fleur Albers
2018 | ISBN 9789023256311 | 1 | 128 blz.
The Colonies of Benevolence are seven impressive cultural landscapes in The Netherlands and Belgium. They tell a story that started 200 years ago. It is a story of the greatest ambitions: eliminating poverty, creating a better life for people, cultivating poor soil... The scale on which this took place was unique. Two centuries later, the Colonies are embarking on a new future. They are globally unique as testimonies of an Enlightened, utopian experiment and of what followed afterwards. Learn about the Colonies and their fascinating story. A story of people.