The European Rescue of the Nation State by Alan MilwardThe European Rescue of the Nation State by Alan Milward

The European Rescue of the Nation State

byAlan MilwardEditorAlan Milward

Paperback | January 31, 2000

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This newly revised and updated second edition is the classic economic and political account of the origins of the European Community. On one level it is an original analysis of the forces which brought the EC together, on another it is an explanation based on historical analysis of the future relationship between nation-state and the European Union. Combining political with economic analysis, and based on extensive primary research in several countries, this book offers a challenging interpretation of the history of the western European state and European integration.
Alan S. Milward is Professor of Contemporary History at the European University Institute, Florence and official historian and Emeritus Professor at the London School of Economics.
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Title:The European Rescue of the Nation StateFormat:PaperbackDimensions:488 pages, 9.21 × 6.14 × 1.1 inPublished:January 31, 2000Publisher:Taylor and FrancisLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:041521629X

ISBN - 13:9780415216296

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Confused about the ‘euro’ currency and other measures that Europe has taken to integrate its nation states? Alan Milward helps put the European Union into perspective with The European Rescue of the Nation State, a historical text that offers critical analysis of the continent’s relatively recent move toward amalgamating its resources and opening up its national borders.

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"This volume is very strongly recommended for upper-division undergraduates, graduate students, and faculty."-"Choice, 06/00 "Reviews of the first edition: .""The enormity of what he has accomplished cannot be contested. Milward has produced a marvelously intelligent reappraisal that examines and analyzes Europe's affirmation of the nation-state as the cardinal organizing unit of mid-century society...mandatory reading for all interested scholars...no other book has given us as definitive an account or as compelling an interpretation as does Milward's prodigious feat of historical scholarship."-"American Historical Review "Well written, thought provoking."-"New Statesman and Society ..."as a challenging study of the origins of supranational Europe in the economic sphere this will not easily be bettered."-"German Politics