‘U ook baron?’ | Amsterdam University Press Journals Online
2004
Volume 7 Number 4
  • ISSN: 2588-8277
  • E-ISSN: 2667-162X

Abstract

Abstract

Even before The Great War The Hague was worldwide known for ‘das werk vom Haag’, referring to two Peace Conferences, the Permanent Court of Arbitration and the Peace Palace. Only recently the city actually advertises itself as the international city of peace and justice. But did ‘das werk vom Haag’ live in the city itself during the first World War? This question is answered on the basis of the development of the peace movement in The Hague during those years and the 272 Dutch who were portrayed as ‘dangerous pacifists’ in a 1917 German official report. It turns out that the municipality and many residents of The Hague were just as aware, if not more so, as parliament of the city’s (future) important task on the world stage.

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