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Author Burgess, Michael, 1949-

Title Federalism and European union : the building of Europe, 1950-2000 / Michael Burgess
Published London ; New York : Routledge, 2000
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Description 1 online resource (xiii, 290 pages)
Contents Federalism, the state, and the European idea -- Federalism and federation in Western Europe: the theoretical discourse -- Federalism and the building of Europe, 1950-72 -- Federalism and the struggle of for European Union, 1973-84 -- Federalism, European Union, and the single European act, 1985-88 -- Maastricht: the last treaty of the Cold War, 1989-93 -- From Maastricht to Amsterdam, 1994-98 -- The European Union as an intellectual puzzle: federal and confederal elements in European integration -- Federalism and European Union: fin de siecle
Summary This book demonstrates that a federal Europe is not a serious threat to the survival of the nation-state. Essential reading for all those interested in European federalism, European politics and the history of the EU
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject European Union -- History.
European federation -- History -- 20th century.
Federal government -- European Union countries.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0203465326 (electronic bk.)
0415226465 (cased)
0415226473 (paperback)
9780203465325 (electronic bk.)
9780415226462 (cased)
9780415226479 (paperback)