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Published: 25 October 2012

304 Pages | Two black and white maps


ISBN: 9780199659197

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After Empires

European Integration, Decolonization, and the Challenge from the Global South 1957-1986

Giuliano Garavini
Translated by Richard R. Nybakken

Oxford Studies in Modern European History

  • A unique account of how decolonization affected European integration, covering more than 20 years of the life of the European Community
  • Explains the impact of "Thirdworldism" in western Europe
  • Describes the significance of the 1973 oil shock beyond the Arab-Israeli conflict
  • Traces the tensions in the Atlantic arena in the 1970s and the quest for a European identity
  • Uses a wide range of transnational archives: governments, international organizations, political and economic actors