Central European History And The European Union: The Meaning of Europe by S. Kirschbaum

Central European History And The European Union: The Meaning of Europe

EditorS. Kirschbaum, Stanislav J Stanislav

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This is a volume of scholarly essays that asks the question of the meaning of Europe by examining certain aspects of Central European history as well as issues dealing with the EU's enlargement into Central Europe that not only have an impact on the EU's development, but that also contribute to bringing about a definition of Europe that reflects the values and aspirations of all its citizens.

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STANISLAV J. KIRSCHBAUM is Professor of International Studies at York University, Glendon College in Toronto, Canada and a specialist on Central European politics. He is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada.
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Title:Central European History And The European Union: The Meaning of EuropeFormat:HardcoverDimensions:256 pages, 8.5 × 5.51 × 0.03 inPublished:October 23, 2007Publisher:Palgrave Macmillan UKLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0230549373

ISBN - 13:9780230549371

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Table of Contents

Introduction--S.J.Kirschbaum * PART I: WHENCE CENTRAL EUROPE? * European Roots: The Case of Slovakia--S.J.Kirschbaum * Federalism in Central Europe: Past and Present--L.Francesco * Toward an Open Society: Reflections on the 1989 Revolution--O.Gruenwald * PART II: THE LEGACY OF THE NATIONAL STATE * St. Stephen's Cult in Modern Hungary--J.Brandt * The Quest for a Symbol: Wenceslas and the Czech State--S.Samerski * Moldavian Prince Stephen and Romania--K.Zach * The Invention of Modern Poland: Pilsudski and the Politics of Symbolism--M.B.B.Biskupski * An Ethnic Poland: A Failure of National Self-Determination--J.J.Kulczycki * PART III: THE CHALLENGES OF EU MEMBERSHIP * Intellectual and Political "Europe": Rupture or Continuity in Central Europe?--B.Alpan * Euroscepticism--L.Neumayer * Europeanization and Gender Equality--I.Röder * Poland and the EU Constitutional Convention--A.Schrijvers * The EU and Interculturality in Croatia--M.Krizan * Conclusion--S.J.Kirschbaum