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Ideas of Europe since 1914

The Legacy of the First World War

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This book is about the history of Europe in the twentieth century and concentrates on two particular aspects. First, it examines the impact of the Great War on Europe; secondly it is concerned with European civilization and with ideas of what is meant to be 'European'. The approach is interdisciplinary, including integrated analyses from politics, international relations, political ideas, literature, and the visual arts. The common focus, which links all the chapters, is the effect of the Great War on a European mentality, or European identity. It targets reactions to the First World War up to 1939, but extends its coverage in many areas up to the 1990s, offering a wide-ranging view of Europe in the twentieth century.

Author Biography

MENNO SPIERING is Lecturer at the Department of European Studies, University of Amsterdam; Director of the MA in European Studies Programme of the International School of Humanities and Social Sciences of the University of Amsterdam, and executive editor of European Studies: A Journal of European Culture, History and Politics. His publications include Englishness: Images of National Identity in Postwar Literature and a number of articles on national identity and European identity. - MICHAEL WINTLE is Chair of European History at the University of Hull. He has organized international conferences on European identity, on European colonialism, and on Image into Identity. His publications include Culture and Identity in Europe, An Economic and Social History of the Netherlands, and The ideas of a United Europe.
Release date NZ
July 9th, 2002
Contributors
Edited by Menno Spiering Edited by Michael Wintle
Country of Publication
United Kingdom
Illustrations
23 Illustrations, black and white; XIII, 208 p. 23 illus.
Imprint
Palgrave Macmillan
Pages
208
Dimensions
140x216x19
ISBN-13
9780333984024
Product ID
1858579

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