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The Netherlands Is No Longer a Low Country: Conundrums of Geopolitical Classification

By Martin W. Lewis | March 25, 2011 |
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The modern Netherlands forms the heart of the so-called Low Countries, a historical region composed of the flat and watery delta formed by the Rhine, Meuse, Scheldt, and Ems rivers. As the name suggests, the Low Countries have no mountains. On WikiAnswers, the second-highest-rated response to the question, “What is the highest point in the

Is a Country Necessarily a Sovereign State?

By Martin W. Lewis | March 19, 2010 |

In the United States, the most common word used to designate the sovereign entities that make up the world geopolitical order is “countries.” In common parlance, a country is the same thing as a sovereign state, which can also be called a “nation” or a “nation-state.” To be sure, the connotations of these words sometimes

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