Publisher description for Imagining European unity since 1000 AD / Patrick Pasture, Professor of History and Director of the Master Programme in European Studies, Transnational and Global Perspectives, University of Leuven, Belgium.


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European unity is a dream that has appealed to the imagination since the Middle Ages. Its motives have varied from a longing for peace to a deep-rooted abhorrence of diversity, as well as a yearning to maintain Europe's colonial dominance. This book offers a multifaceted history that takes in account the European imagination in a global context.


Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
European Union -- History.
European federation -- History.