The Uniting of Europe / Edition 2

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Overview

The Uniting of Europe provides an accessible introduction to the history of European integration and places European unification within a wider political and economic context The book shows how institutional developments have been conditioned by wider international considerations. The Uniting of Europe considers:
* the impact of the Cold War and the superpowers on Europe
* Britain's decision to join the Community
* the consequences of German reunification
* the problem of nationalism in Eastern Europe
* key personalities, parties, regimes and political systems.
This Second edition brings the history of the European Union up to date to include the Amsterdam and Nice treaties, as well as other contemporary issues such as the impact of events in Yugoslavia, the changing relationship with the US and British membership of the single currency.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780415270106
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis
  • Publication date: 9/2/2002
  • Series: Making of the Contemporary World Series
  • Edition description: REV
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 152
  • Product dimensions: 5.40 (w) x 8.60 (h) x 0.70 (d)

Table of Contents

Introduction
1 Europe in 1945 1
2 The changing context for integration 10
3 The emergence of the Six 22
4 The European Community 34
5 The Six in search of an identity 50
6 Widening and deepening 63
7 From Community to Union 77
8 Maastricht and European Union 89
9 From consolidation to enlargement 103
10 Conclusion - beyond federal Europe 115
Glossary of major terms and abbreviations 120
Notes 126
Bibliography 133
Index 137
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