Contemporary Europe and the Atlantic Alliance
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BeschreibungExamining the development of European states, this book explains the ways in which Europe's position has evolved in accordance with its all-important US links. It provides historical analysis of major ideas and events such as the evolution and collapse of the Cold War; and the rise of the New Left and New Right groups.
InhaltsverzeichnisPreface. Part I: Setting the Stage: Politics in the Atlantic Community: Late 1950s to the Early 1970s: 1. Introduction to the Politics. 2. US Politics: Kennedy to Nixon. 3. West German and Austrian Politics: 1959-1974. 4. French Politics: 1958-1974. 5. Britain and the Smaller Northern Democracies, 1959-1974. 6. Italy and the Iberian Peninsula, 1958-1978. Part II: Transnational Cooperation and Conflict: 1958-1974: 1. Keys to Western Security. 2. The Cold War: 1958-1974. 3. New Left and Cultural Revolution. Part III: Politics in the Atlantic Community: From the Mid-1970s to the 1990s: 1. US Politics: 1974: Ford to Reagan. 2. US Politics: Bush to Clinton. 3. Germany: Divided and United. 4. France, 1974 to the Present. 5. Britain, 1974 to the Present. 6. Italy and the Iberian Peninsula, 1979 to the Present. Part IV: Transnational Cooperation and Conflict: 1975 to the Present: 1. Keys to Western Security. 2. Cold War: End and Aftermath. Index.
PortraitL. H. Gann was Senior Fellow and Curator of the West European Collection at the Hoover Institution at the time of his death in 1997. He had taught and researched extensively in Oxford, England and in Berlin, Germany. He was a member of the Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton and a Fellow of the Royal Historical Society, London. In 1995 he was awarded the Officer's Cross of the Order of Merit of the German Federal Republic. Peter Duignan is Lillick Curator and Senior Fellow Emeritus at the Hoover Institution, where he directed a program of European Studies. He has had Ford, Guggenheim, and Rockefeller fellowships, was Visiting Scholar at St Anthony's College, Oxford, and at Jesus College, Cambridge. He was elected a member of the Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton in 1988, and a Fellow of the Royal Historical Society, London. The authors have written extensively on aspects of colonialism, European, Middle East, Hispanic and US-European relations. Their previous collaborations include " The Rebirth of the West (1992) and " The United States and the New Europe 1945-1993 " (1994).
Untertitel: New. Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: BLACKWELL PUBL
Erscheinungsdatum: Oktober 1997
Seitenanzahl: 432 Seiten