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The Handbook promotes the increasing diversity of perspectives employed in the study of contemporary Europe and EU integration is situated in the context of Europe’s transformations. It offers balanced coverage of political, social, economic, cultural and institutional dimensions of Europe. It includes chapters by many leading authorities: Beck, Calhoun, della Porta, Offe, Paasi, Rosamund and Tilly. Multi-disciplinary in organization, inclusive in coverage, and cutting-edge in scope, the Handbook is a landmark resource for anyone interested in European Studies.

The Geopolitics of European Freedom and Security
The geopolitics of European freedom and security

Ever since the fall of the Roman Empire someone or other has longed to recreate an over-arching political organization for Europe as a whole, often using that empire as a model. The fact that the Roman Empire at its height was Mediterranean rather than European in geographical scope has been lost to modern political consciousness. From Charlemagne to Napoleon and Hitler, to name just a few of the most famous, numerous despots have, taken the making of a new Roman imperium as at least their initial goal. Of course, the ancient Romans have inspired democrats as much as despots, and not just in Europe. They had their own romance with republic, although ...

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