European Regions: The Territorial Structure of Europe since 1870

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European Regions is a comparative and historical reference handbook with accompanying CD-ROM, giving comprehensive coverage of territorial regions throughout the whole of Europe in the period 1870-2000. The work provides a systematic presentation of state formation and boundary-building, their territorial structure and political-administrative status of regions for each of the 23 countries covered. In addition, the CD-ROM contains a complete set of digital regional maps in GIS format for the single countries and Europe as a whole for various points in time (usually 10 year intervals).

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781403920522
  • Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
  • Publication date: 4/24/2015
  • Series: Societies of Europe Series
  • Pages: 512
  • Product dimensions: 1.11 (w) x 1.11 (h) x 1.11 (d)

Meet the Author

PETER FLORA is Professor of Sociology at the University of Mannheim. FRANZ KRAUS is Head of EURODATA Research Archive at the Mannheim Centre for European Social Research. DANIELE CARAMANI received his PhD from the European University Institute in Florence in 1997. He worked from 1996 to 1999 at the EURODATA Research Archive of the Mannheim Centre for European Social Research (MZES). He is currently Professor at the Faculties of Political Science of Florence and Urbino and a Senior Research Fellow at MZES. JORDI MARTI-HENNEBERG is Professor of Human Geography at the University of Lleida, Spain.

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Table of Contents

Part I: European Regions Between Continuity and Change
• The Territorial Structuring of Europe
• The Regions of Europe: A Political Geography Perspective
• The Regions of Europe: A Political Science Perspective
• Regions and Official Statistics in Europe
Part II: Country Chapters
• Section A: Western Europe
• France
• Germany
• Belgium
• Netherlands
• Switzerland
• Section B: The British Isles
• United Kingdom
• Ireland
• Section C: Scandinavia:
• Denmark
• Norway
• Sweden
• Finland
• Section D: Southern Europe
• Italy
• Spain
• Portugal
• Section E: Central-Eastern Europe
• Austria-Hungary
• Austria
• Czechoslovakia, Czech Republic, and Slovakia
• Poland
• Hungary
• Section F: The Balkans
• Yugoslavia and Successor States
• Bulgaria
• Romania
• Greece
• Section G: Smaller Countries
• Albania, Cyprus, Iceland, Luxembourg, Malta and the Baltic states

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