Inventing Europe: idea, identity, reality. Front Cover. Gerard Delanty. Macmillan, – History – Bibliographic information. QR code for Inventing Europe. Inventing Europe: Idea, Identity, Reality, Palgrave Macmillan, Basingstoke, I{ETlllNKlNC IRTSH HISTORy (with patrick O’Mahony). Inventing Europe. Idea, Identity, Reality. Gerard Delanty. Senior LÄ›crurer in Sociology. U niversity of Liver .

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Europe is as much an idea as it is a reality, but it is also a contested idea and it was in adversity that European identity was constructed as a dichotomy of Self and Other. This book is about how every age invented the idea of Europe in the mirror of its own identity: In this sense it is a very good one, moreover because it consideres the idea of Europe from a global point of view and it attempts to deconstructed the idea of unity that the bureaucracy of the EU is attempting to impose.


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But I do inventinv appreciate the considerations on the “Mitteleuropa” concept, based on some simplifications and mistakes: Edvinas Palujanskas rated it really liked it Jul 16, I definetely enjoyed the reading.

This book is a brief summary of what happened to the idea of Europe during the ages.

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To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Whilst this is convincing, it is also little that is ne Delanty admits in his preface relanty his book is meant more for political scientists than it is for historians but I found his over exaggerations and lack of historical nuance hard to read.


Sentences such as “The idea of civilization did not survive into the Twentieth Century” are blatantly wrong.

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Justina rated it it was amazing Feb 02, Whilst this is convincing, it is also little that is new to us, even in the s when the piece was written, and hasn’t been new to us since Said. Delanty goes through the history of Europe, building on an European identity based on the legacy of Christianity and the construction of “the Other” as a common enemy. Augustinas Uleckas rated it liked it Aug 09, Lists with This Book.

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