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European Integration: Historical Trajectories, Geopolitical Contexts

Johann P. Arnason


Different understandings of European integration, its background and present problems are represented in this book, but they share an emphasis on historical processes, geopolitical dynamics and regional diversity. The introduction surveys approaches to the question of European continuities and discontinuities, before going on to an overview of chapters. The following three contributions deal with long-term perspectives, including the question of Europe as a civilisational entity, the civilisational crisis of the twentieth century, marked by wars and totalitarian regimes, and a comparison of th ... More

Keywords: Europe, European integration, Civilisation, Brexit, Habsburg Empire, Central and Eastern Europe (CEE), Eurasia, Islam in Europe, Constitutionalisation, Twentieth century

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2020 Print ISBN-13: 9781474455893
Published to Edinburgh Scholarship Online: September 2020 DOI:10.3366/edinburgh/9781474455893.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Johann P. Arnason, author
La Trobe University, Melbourne