A Companion to Europe Since 1945
provides a stimulating guide to numerous important developments which have influenced the political, economic, social, and cultural character of Europe during and since the Cold War.
- Includes 22 original essays by an international team of expert scholars
- Examines the social, intellectual, economic, cultural, and political changes that took place throughout Europe in the Cold War and Post Cold War periods
- Discusses a wide range of topics including the Single Market, European-American relations, family life and employment, globalization, consumption, political parties, European decolonization, European identity, security and defence policies, and Europe's fight against international terrorism
- Presents Europe in a broad geographical conception, to give equal weighting to developments in the Eastern and Western European states