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Published: 22 June 2017

304 Pages


ISBN: 9780198757870

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Brexit and Europe's Troubled Future

Updated Edition

Giles Merritt

  • *Shortlisted for 2016 European Book Prize*
  • A hard-hitting warning for the future of Europe and the EU from one of Europe's most influential political commentators
  • Argues that the future is gloomy unless tough and painful action is taken now
  • A book which should set alarm bells ringing across Europe
  • Sets out an ambitious but realistic 'to do' list for Europe's leaders if we are to stand a chance of preserving the privileged life-styles to which we have become accustomed

New to this Edition:

  • In this updated edition, published to mark the Brexit result, Giles Merritt looks ahead, once the shock of the Brexit vote dies down and bitter recriminations subside, focus will be on damage control.
  • Prelude discussing the results of the United Kingdom European Union membership referendum.
  • Updated final chapter provising an 'An Urgent 'To Do' List for the post-Brexit EU'.

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