History of The Hague at a glance
The story begins with the first inhabitants of the subsequent Hague territory some 5,800 years
ago and ends with the Nuclear Summit in 2014. The authors: Michiel van der Mast, Robert
Lit and Chris Nigten, numerous developments and events described in this
Long term: the building of the Binnenhof in the thirteenth century to the Ice Palace (the
nickname of the new city hall); of cloth industry to Enthoven iron foundry; from
Mozart performances in the controversial concert of the Rolling Stones at the Kurhaus;
Graves and rulers kings and queens, which The Hague residence
chose; center of government demonstrations and the Second World War City
of Peace and Justice.
The concise text with great attention to The Hague as an international city and the numerous
illustrations fullscreen Make History of The Hague in a nutshell
fascinating reading and picture book.
The title will appear simultaneously in a Dutch and an English edition, which it
international character of the city justice.