A penetrating new examination of the triangular political and cultural relationship between America, Britain, and continental Europe. This relationship is both fraught and dynamic. Post-war reconstruction of Europe brought integration. Creating a aUnited States of Europea was a goal shared by many Americans. Yet the contemporary 'War on Terror', has redefined relationships between America, Britain, 'old' and 'new' Europe. For Britain, the Channel seems wider than the Atlantic, although geopolitically it is part of Europe. This book brings together experts from Britain, Europe and America to explore the complexities of contemporary cultural and political relationships, considering the challenges that have been met and those that have to be faced.Just as much of the literature on globalisation tends to flatten national differences, so too does much of the pro-Social Europe ... And a strong case has been made that each European country has its own distinctive variety of capitalism and thatanbsp;...
|Title||:||The United States and Europe|
|Author||:||John Baylis, Jon Roper|
|Publisher||:||Routledge - 2007-01-24|