Historical Dictionary Of The European Union by Joaquín RoyHistorical Dictionary Of The European Union by Joaquín Roy

Historical Dictionary Of The European Union

byJoaquín Roy, Aimee Kanner

Hardcover | June 26, 2006

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Over half a century old and continuing to grow in strength and authority, the European Union consists of 25 member states-with more on the waiting list-and a population of 450 million people. Its influence in foreign and domestic affairs and human rights and law reaches far beyond its earlier fields of trade and politics. From the initial ideas about integration leading to the Treaty of Paris and the creation of the European Coal and Steel Community to the current reflection on the Treaty establishing a Constitution for Europe, the Historical Dictionary of the European Union encompasses the most basic elements of the EU and the components that have emerged as a result of them. Through the use of maps, photographs, a list of acronyms, a chronology, an introductory essay, a bibliography, and hundreds of cross-referenced dictionary entries on topics such as leaders, personalities, institutions, enlargements, member states, internal policies, external relations, basic theories, treaties, and law, this dictionary tells a clear and complete story about the European Union that will assist those with greater interest in understanding it.
Joaquín Roy is Jean Monnet Professor of European Integration, founding director of the European Union Research Institute, and director of the European Union Center of the University of Miami. He is the author of over 200 academic articles and reviews and 25 books. Among his awards is the "Encomienda al Mérito Civil," awarded by King Ju...
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Title:Historical Dictionary Of The European UnionFormat:HardcoverDimensions:336 pages, 8.68 × 6.74 × 0.96 inPublished:June 26, 2006Publisher:Scarecrow PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0810853140

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Table of Contents

Part 1 Editor's Foreword Part 2 Acknowledgment Part 3 Reader's Note Part 4 Acronyms and Abbreviations Part 5 Maps Part 6 Chronology Part 7 Introduction Part 8 THE DICTIONARY Part 9 Appendixes Chapter 10 A. European Union Member States and Candidate Countries Chapter 11 B. Presidents of the European Commission Chapter 12 C. Members of the European Commission, 2004 - 2009 Chapter 13 D. Presidents of the European Parliament Chapter 14 E. European Parliament, 2004 - 2009 Chapter 15 F. Presidents of the Court of Justice of the European Communities Chapter 16 G. Members of the Court of Justice of the European Communities, 2005 Chapter 17 H. Select Regional Integration Associations around the World Part 18 Bibliography Part 19 About the Authors

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Arranged alphabetically, this reference for students and researchers provides a wealth of information on the European Union, from the roots of European integration in the Schuman Declaration (1950) to the present day. Roy gives an overview of the people, institutions, and laws that shaped this complex process in the introduction. Supplemental materials include maps, a list of presidents of the European Parliament, and a chronology. An extensive bibliography, organized by subject, completes the volume. Roy is director of the European Union Center of the U. of Miami.