Europe in crisis : intellectuals and the European idea, 1917-1957

edited by Mark Hewitson and Matthew D'Auria

The period between 1917 and 1957, starting with the birth of the USSR and the American intervention in the First World War and ending with the Treaty of Rome, is of the utmost importance for contextualizing and understanding the intellectual origins of the European Community. During this time of "crisis," many contemporaries, especially intellectuals, felt they faced a momentous decision which could bring about a radically different future. The understanding of what Europe was and what it should be was questioned in a profound way, forcing Europeans to react. The idea of a specifically European unity finally became, at least for some, a feasible project, not only to avoid another war but to avoid the destruction of the idea of European unity. This volume reassesses the relationship between ideas of Europe and the European project and reconsiders the impact of long and short-term political transformations on assumptions about the continent's scope, nature, role, and significance.

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書名 Europe in crisis : intellectuals and the European idea, 1917-1957
著作者等 Hewitson, Mark
D'Auria Matthew
出版元 Berghahn Books
刊行年月 2012
ページ数 viii, 350 p.
大きさ 24 cm
ISBN 9780857457271
NCID BB11287000
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言語 英語
出版国 アメリカ合衆国