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Author Tägil, Sven.

Title Europe : the Return of History
Published Chicago : Nordic Academic Press, 2001
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Contents Cover; Dedication; Copyright; Contents; Preface; Rune Johansson, Ralf Rönnquist & Sven Tägil A Crisis of the Territorial State? Integration and Fragmentation in Europe; Conflicting Trends; Territorial Identity and Identification; State, Nation and State-Building; The Contemporary European State; States and Regional Demands; Supranational Integration in Postwar Europe; Other Foundations for Identity; Historical Dividing Lines; Rune Johansson Ideas on Europe -- Europe as an Idea An Intellectual History of European Unity and Cooperation; Europe, Statehood and the World: Premises of the Study
Looking Forward: Integration or FragmentationHans-Åke Persson "Soweit die deutsche Zunge klingt" State and Identity in German history; State and Nation in Germany; Nation-building, Political Mobilization and the Road to National Consensus; Identity-building in the DDR; The "Provisional" State: West Germany; "Deutschlandspolitik" as a Function of External Tensions; Germany of the Regions; The European Union, the Federal Republic and the New Länder; Germany, Europe and the World; What is Germany and Who is German?; Germany: A Multicultural State?
Postwar Europe: The Road to Unity?No End to History? Ideas on Europe -- Past and Future; Ralf Rönnquist "God Save Britain" State-Building and Intrastate Separatism in the British Isles; State-Building in the British Isles; British Identities and Nationalism; From the Islands to the World; After the Empire -- Europe?; The Anglo-Irish Conflict; The Anglo-Welsh Conflict; The Anglo-Scottish Conflict; European Integration from the Perspective of the Peripheral Nations; Rune Johansson "La France sera la France" State, Nation, Region and Europe in French History
State- and Nation-Building in France: Premises of the StudyThe First Phase: The Middle Ages; The Second Phase: From Renaissance to Revolution; The Third and Final Phase: From the Revolution to the Second World War; State- and Nation Building under Trial: The State, the Regions and Europe, 1945-1991; French State- and Nationhood in the Context of Europe: Concluding Remarks; Martin Martinez y Riqué Spain -- Castilian Empire or Nation-State in the Making? Nation and Nationality in Spain; Integration and Fragmentation on the Iberian Peninsula until 1714; Integration and Fragmentation after 1714
Toward a Political Conception of Europe: From Herodotus to CharlemagneEurope as "Respublica Christiana": Conceptions of Unity in the Middle Ages; State Fragmentation and European Cooperation in the Late Middle Ages; The European States and the World System: Conceptions of Europe during the Age of State-Building and Absolutism; Universalism, Europeanism and Nationalism in the 18th Century; Revolution, Reaction and Faith in Progress: Ideas on Europe in the 19th Century; Europe in the Shadow of World War: Great-Power Conflict, National Fragmentation and Ideas on Europe, 1900-1945
Summary This anthology gives an overview and an in-depth description of Europe in historical terms, providing explanation for the current period of dramatic development and integration process that has led to the increased strength of the European Union. It also explores the simultaneous trend towards disintegration, with an increased number of nationalist strivings of the traditional kind, attempting to foresee the future structures by understanding the underlying processes through an analysis of the historical background
Notes Mikael af Malmborg "If We Want Everything to Remain As It Is, Then We Must Change Everything". Integration and Fragmentation in Italy
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Subject European federation.
Europe -- History.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9187121611