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You are currently browsing 1–10 of 17 new and published books in the subject of European Union History — sorted by publish date from newer books to older books.

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New and Published Books

  1. Learning from the EU Constitutional Treaty

    Democratic Constitutionalization beyond the Nation-State

    By Ben Crum

    Series: Routledge Advances in European Politics

    The negative results of referenda on the European Union (EU) Constitutional Treaty in France and the Netherlands, and subsequent low-key adoption of the Treaty of Lisbon raise complex questions about the possible democratization of international organisations. This book provides a full analysis of...

    Published July 4th 2014 by Routledge

  2. The Official History of Britain and the European Community, Vol. II

    From Rejection to Referendum, 1963-1975

    By Stephen Wall

    Series: Government Official History Series

    This is the second volume in The Official History of Britain and the European Community, and describes the events from 1963 up until the British referendum on the Common Market in 1975. In 1963, General de Gaulle dashed Prime Minister Macmillan’s hopes of taking Britain into the European...

    Published May 30th 2014 by Routledge

  3. 1989 as a Political World Event

    Democracy, Europe and the New International System in the Age of Globalization

    Edited by Jacques Rupnik

    Series: Global Order Studies

    This book is not about the events of 1989, but about 1989 as a world event. Starting with the fall of the Berlin Wall and the collapse of the Soviet bloc it examines the historical significance and the world brought about by 1989. When the Cold War ended in Europe it ushered in a world in which...

    Published September 23rd 2013 by Routledge

  4. The Maastricht Treaty: Second Thoughts after 20 Years

    Edited by Thomas Christiansen, Simon Duke

    Series: Journal of European Integration Special Issues

    The Maastricht Treaty, signed in 1992 and ratified in the following year, is widely seen as a landmark in the evolution of the European Union. It introduced into the treaty framework revolutionary new elements such as the co-decision procedure between the Council and the European Parliament,...

    Published June 6th 2013 by Routledge

  5. Constraints and Adjustments in British Foreign Policy (Routledge Revivals)

    By Michael Leifer

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    This book, first published in 1972, offers a detailed analysis of the post-war formulation of foreign policy, as Britain sought to detach itself from its imperialist past and moved towards a European future. The contributors – all experts in their fields – together provide a comprehensive...

    Published May 24th 2013 by Routledge

  6. The Origins of Energy and Environmental Policy in Europe

    The Beginnings of a European Environmental Conscience

    By Thomas C. Hoerber

    Series: Environmental Politics

    This book examines the development of a European environmental conscience through successive steps of European integration in energy policy. In the 1960s-70s, the world was slowly beginning to realise that environment degradation was not sustainable. With phenomena such as acid rain, it became...

    Published November 26th 2012 by Routledge

  7. A Political Theory of Identity in European Integration

    Memory and policies

    By Catherine Guisan

    Series: Routledge Advances in European Politics

    This book provides a theoretical and historical examination of the speech and deeds of European founders. Using a fresh and innovative approach, this monograph connects political theory with concrete political practices based on empirical evidence, and theorizes the internal process of European...

    Published September 17th 2012 by Routledge

  8. The Political History of European Integration

    The Hypocrisy of Democracy-Through-Market

    By Hagen Schulz-Forberg, Bo Stråth

    Series: Routledge Advances in European Politics

    First published in 2010. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published January 9th 2012 by Routledge

  9. The History of the European Union

    Origins of a Trans- and Supranational Polity 1950-72

    Edited by Wolfram Kaiser, Brigitte Leucht, Morten Rasmussen

    Series: Routledge/UACES Contemporary European Studies

    This book radically re-conceptualises the origins of the European Union as a trans- and supranational polity as it emerged between the Schuman Plan of May 1950 and the first enlargement of the European Communities at the start of 1973. Drawing upon social science theories and debates as well as...

    Published February 2nd 2011 by Routledge

  10. The European Union and Global Social Change

    A Critical Geopolitical-Economic Analysis

    By József Böröcz

    Series: Routledge Advances in European Politics

    This book examines just what the European Union is, in the context of the ongoing structural transformation of the global system. The author develops an integrated approach to global transformations, drawing on geopolitics, political geography, international relations, economics, economic and...

    Published June 30th 2010 by Routledge