A Companion to Europe since 1945

A Companion to Europe since 1945

Editor(s): Klaus Larres

Published Online: 6 APR 2009

Print ISBN: 9781405106122

Online ISBN: 9781444308600

DOI: 10.1002/9781444308600

About this Book

A Companion to Europe Since 1945 provides a stimulating guide to numerous important developments which have influenced the political, economic, social, and cultural character of Europe during and since the Cold War.

  • Includes 22 original essays by an international team of expert scholars
  • Examines the social, intellectual, economic, cultural, and political changes that took place throughout Europe in the Cold War and Post Cold War periods
  • Discusses a wide range of topics including the Single Market, European-American relations, family life and employment, globalization, consumption, political parties, European decolonization, European identity, security and defence policies, and Europe's fight against international terrorism
  • Presents Europe in a broad geographical conception, to give equal weighting to developments in the Eastern and Western European states

Table of contents

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  1. Part I: Europe in Transition: From War to Cold War

  2. Part II: Europe and the Cold War World

  3. Part III: Europe since 1990: Political and Economic Developments

  4. Part IV: Europe since 1990: Social and Cultural Developments

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