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  • Islamic Political Radicalismby Tahir Abbas

    Edinburgh University Press 2007; US$ 143.28

    Islamic political radicalism in Europe has seen dramatic growth in recent times. This book offers a sociological, anthropological, psychological and political science analysis of the causes and consequences of this phenomenon. Authors explore the motivations behind such radicalism, focusing on an array of different factors. These include economic and... more...

  • Muslim Europe or Euro-Islamby Nezar AlSayyad; Manuel Castells

    Lexington Books 2002; US$ 32.99

    Five centuries after the expulsion of Muslims and Jews from Spain, Europe is once again becoming a land of Islam. At the beginning of a new millennium, and in an era marked as one of globalization, Europe continues to wrestle with the issue of national identity, especially in the context of its Muslim citizens. Muslim Europe or Euro-Islam brings together... more...

  • Frontiers of the European Unionby Malcolm Anderson; Dr Eberhard Bort

    Palgrave Macmillan 2001; US$ 138.00

    Based on original research this book is a unique attempt at a general assessment of EU frontiers. Internal frontiers are losing some of their key functions but there are many responses to the new situation, as a case study of French frontiers abundantly illustrates. An examination of the EU external frontier shows that the EU is acquiring some state-like... more...

  • The European Union and Asiaby Peter Anderson; George Wiessala

    Editions Rodopi 2007; US$ 88.20

    This volume represents the first, in-depth, inter-disciplinary, analysis of the past, present and future of the European Union’s relations with countries, non-state actors and other partners across the Asia-Pacific region. The book is situated in the developing, interdisciplinary, discourse of EU foreign policy towards countries and regions across... more...

  • Building A New Heritageby Gregory Ashworth; Peter Larkham

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 48.95

    At the heart of the European debate lies the tension between the idea of European unity and individual state identities and nationalisms. This volume provides an insight into this dichotomy by exploring the role of heritage in the new Europe. The main theme of this book is that a number of possible heritages can be shaped from the European past... more...

  • Great Leaders, Great Tyrants?by ARNOLD BLUMBERG

    ABC-CLIO 1995; US$ 94.00

    Can a political leader be effective without being tyrannical? Most biographies tend to treat the tyrannical aspect of a great leader's career as a contradiction to be minimized. This book examines both the creative and tyrannical aspects as the anticipated consequences of the exercise of power. Biographical profiles of 52 major world leaders throughout... more...

  • Between Yesterday And Tomorrowby Christian Bailey

    Berghahn Books 2013; US$ 39.95

    An intellectual and cultural history of mid-twentieth century plans for European integration, this book calls into question the usual pre- and post-war periodizations that have structured approaches to twentieth-century European history. It focuses not simply on the ideas of leading politicians but analyses debates about Europe in ?civil society?... more...

  • Europe-Asia Relationsby Professor Richard Balme; Professor Brian Bridges

    Palgrave Macmillan 2008; US$ 115.00

    Europe and Asia are two major centres for the development of multi-polar and multi-lateral relations. This volume explores the substance and manner in which the member countries of the EU and their Asian counterparts interact at bilateral, multi-lateral and inter-regional levels. more...

  • The Good Europeanby Iain Bamforth

    Carcanet 2011; US$ 24.72

    Nietzsche, warning his countrymen in the Bismarck era against the nationalism that sought to promote all that was anti-rational in the German tradition, exhorted them to be 'good Europeans', avatars of the enlightened economic man of the eighteenth-century. Yet as RG Collingwood observed in his last great inquiry into the nature of civilisation, a... more...

  • The Good Europeanby Iain Bamforth

    Carcanet Press Ltd. 2006; US$ 27.99

    Thrown into a deep identity crisis by Bismarck's victories against the French in 1870, Alsace's divided loyalties have affected the nature of Europe itself. In this authoritative new discussion, Iain Bamforth reports from 15 years of travel, taking him from Berlin, when the wall fell in 1989, to Strasburg?the heart of aboriginal Europe. With his ear... more...