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By Małgorzata Pakier,Bo Stråth

ISBN-10: 0857454307

ISBN-13: 9780857454300

An exam of the function of background and reminiscence is essential that allows you to higher comprehend why the grand layout of a United Europe-with a typical international coverage and industry but adequate variety to permit for cultural and social differences-was overwhelmingly became down by way of its voters. The authors argue that this rejection of the eu structure used to be to a undeniable quantity a problem to the present old grounding used for extra integration and additional demonstrates the shortcoming of realizing through ecu bureaucrats of the historic complexity and divisiveness of Europe's prior. A serious ecu historical past is for this reason urgently had to confront and re-imagine Europe, no longer as a harmonious continent yet because the end result of violent and bloody conflicts, either inside of Europe in addition to with its Others. because the authors express, those darkish shadows of Europe's earlier needs to be built-in, and the truth that thoughts of Europe are contested has to be accredited if any new makes an attempt at a United Europe are to be successful.

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