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The Origins and Development of the European Union 1945 1995

Author : Martin Dedman
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This friendly, concise and up-to-date introduction to the European Union is essential reading for those new to the study of Europe. It shows students clearly why the European Union is so important for an understanding of the politics of the second half of the twentieth century. Martin Dedman: * provides a general history of European unity and integration from 1945-1995 * provides an essential clarification of terms and definitions * outlines the three major schools of thought regarding the causes of European integration * considers the economic and political reasons for establishing supranational organisations * discusses other European organisations created since 1945 * traces all the key events since 1945 including the Maastricht Treaty and the movement towards European Economic and Monetary Union.

The Origins and Development of the European Union 1945 95

Author : Martin Dedman
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This book provides a concise and up-to-date introduction to the European Union, and shows why the EU is so important to an understanding of the politics of the second half of the 20th century.

The Community of Europe

Author : Derek W. Urwin
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An introduction to postwar Europe to 1994 for general readers and for students of modern history, politics, and international relations. Unwin (politics and international relations, U. of Aberdeen) looks at the history of the European Community, its arguments over political control, enlargements of the orginal Community and the problems those have brought, the disagreements between member states over what its political and economic objectives should be, and prospects in the mid-1990s. Annotation copyright by Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

Companion to the European Union

Author : Alasdair Blair
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This accessible, user-friendly guide provides students with all the key information and analysis on the European Union and its policies. It covers the main areas, such as the single market and budgeting, and also explores recent developments involving the introduction of the Economic and Monetary Union and the Treaty of Nice. With the accession of ten new member States, the EU is experiencing dramatic changes and this is a comprehensive and thematic guide to all the recent developments. Companion to the European Union is an essential purchase for all students getting to grips with the complexities of the EU and is also an excellent resource for lecturers and professionals.

Integration of Infrastructures in Europe in Historical Comparison

Author : Gerold Ambrosius
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This book compares the cross-border integration of infrastructures in Europe such as post, telecommunication and transportation in the 19th century and the period following the Second World War. In addition to providing a unique perspective on the development of cross-border infrastructures and the international regimes regulating them, it offers the first systematic comparison of a variety of infrastructure sectors, identifies general developmental trends and supplies theoretical explanations. In this regard, integration is defined as international standardization, network building and the establishment of international organizations to regulate cross-border infrastructures.

The Routledge Companion to World History since 1914

Author : Chris Cook
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The Routledge Companion to World History since 1914 is an outstanding compendium of facts and figures on World History. Fully up-to-date, reliable and clear, this volume is the indispensable source of information on a thorough range of topics such as: the Arab-Israeli conflict anti-semitism and the Holocaust all the world's major famines and natural disasters since 1914 whether all countries of the world have a king, president, prime minister or other governance GNP of the world's major states, year by year biographies of key figures civil rights movements the Vietnam War the rise of terrorism globalization. Thematically presented, the book covers topics relevant from the First World War to the Iraq war of 2003, and from post-colonial Africa to conflicts and movements in Southeast Asia. With maps, chronologies and full bibliography, this user-friendly reference work is the essential companion for students of history, politics and international relations, and for all those with an interest in world history.

The Routledge Companion to Modern European History since 1763

Author : Chris Cook
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The Routledge Companion to Modern European History since 1763 is a compact and highly accessible work of reference covering the broad sweep of events from the last days of the ancient regime to the ending of the Cold War, and from the reshaping of Eastern Europe to the radical expansion of the European Union in 2004. Within the broad coverage of this outstanding volume, particular attention is given to subjects such as: the era of the Enlightened Despots the Revolutionary and Napoleonic era in France, and the revolutions of 1848 nationalism and imperialism, and the retreat from Empire the First World War, the rise of the European dictators, the coming of the Second World War, the Holocaust, and the post-war development of Europe the Cold War, the Soviet Union and its break up the protest and upheavals of the 1960s, as well as social issues such as the rise of the welfare state, and the changing place of women in society throughout the period. With a fully comprehensive glossary, a biographical section, a thorough bibliography and informative maps, this volume is the indispensable companion for all those who study modern European history.

The Routledge Companion to European History Since 1763

Author : Dr Chris Cook, Dr
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The Routledge Companion to European History since 1763 is a compact and highly accessible work of reference, with a fully comprehensive glossary, a biographical section, a thorough bibliography and informative maps.

European Union History

Author : W. Kaiser
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An accessible yet thorough look at how historians and social scientists have thought and written about the history of the present-day European Union, and the main themes of their research and debates. Essential reading for historians of Europe and social scientists of the European Union alike.

Politics in the European Union

Author : Ian Bache
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Accessible and engaging, this is a complete guide to the past, present, and future of the European Union. An expert author team examine in detail the theory and history behind the EU, before moving on to explore the institutions and policies at work, giving readers a valuable insight to this complicated political body.