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Author Martens, Wilfried.

Title Europe : I struggle, I overcome / Wilfried Martens ; foreword by Angela Merkel
Published Dordrecht ; New York : Springer ; [Berlin] : Center for European Studies, ©2008


Description 1 online resource (xv, 276 pages) : illustrations (some color)
Contents Machine generated contents note: Ch. I Looking back on my life -- Ch. II Conviction and responsibility -- Ch. III In charge of a restless state -- Ch. IV Small country, large responsibilities -- Ch. V My road towards Maastricht -- Ch. VI "O Hellenic shore where our fathers dwell ..." -- Ch. VII fall of Santer -- Ch. VIII Cordon Sanitaire around Austria -- Ch. IX "He did not take the fruit of those who had planted the tree ..." -- Ch. X Pushing forward in Europe and beyond
Summary Wilfried Martens has devoted his entire life to politics: as student leader, youth activist, President of the Flemish Christian Democrats, Prime Minister of Belgium, President of the European People's Party and European statesman. This autobiography offers the inside story on running a complex country like Belgium
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
In Springer eBooks
SUBJECT Martens, Wilfried.
Martens, Wilfried. fast (OCoLC)fst00170893
Subject European People's Party.
SUBJECT European People's Party. fast (OCoLC)fst00622623
Subject Statesmen -- Belgium -- Biography
Ex-prime ministers -- Belgium -- Biography
HISTORY -- General.
Sciences humaines.
Sciences sociales.
Ex-prime ministers.
Politics and government
history (discipline)
SUBJECT Belgium -- Politics and government -- 1951-1993.
Subject Belgium.
Genre/Form Autobiographies.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9783540892892
Other Titles Memoirs. English