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Author Rossi, Pietro, 1930-

Title The Boundaries of Europe : From the Fall of the Ancient World to the Age of Decolonisation / Pietro Rossi
Published Berlin/Boston : De Gruyter, 2015
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Description 1 online resource (266 pages)
Series Discourses on Intellectual Europe ; v. 1
Discourses on intellectual Europe.
Contents Foreword by Series Editor G√ľnter Stock; Contents; Premessa; Foreword; Il. Mediterraneo da "mare nostrum" a frontiera tra civilt√†; The Mediterranean from "Mare Nostrum" to Frontier between Civilisations; L'Europa e l'Islam: incontri e scontri; Europe and Islam: Encounters and Confrontations; The Conquest of the North; Die Ausdehnung nach Osten; Europa und das Osmanische Reich; Europe and the Ottoman Empire; La Russia tra Europa e Asia; Russia between Europe and Asia; Europe and the Atlantic; L'Europeizzazione del mondo e il suo declino; The Europeanisation of the World: Its Rise and Decline
Summary Europe's boundaries have mainly been shaped by cultural, religious, and political conceptions rather than by geography. In this context, this volume outlines the transformation of Europe's boundaries from the fall of the ancient world to the age of decolonization and explores, among other aspects, the confrontation of Christian Europe with Islam and the changing role of the Mediterranean from "mare nostrum" to a frontier between nations
Notes The Authors
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
Notes Includes 9 essays, of which 2 are in English as well as 2 in German and 5 in Italian, each of which is followed by an English translation
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Subject Geopolitics -- Europe -- History.
Territory, National -- Europe.
Europe -- Boundaries -- History
Europe -- Civilization.
Europe -- History.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 3110420724
311042083X
9783110420722
9783110420838