By Hartmut Behr,Yannis A. Stivachtis

The ecu Union’s stalled enlargement, the Euro deficit and rising crises of financial and political sovereignty in Greece, Italy and Spain have considerably altered similar to the ecu as a version of innovative civilization. besides the fact that, regardless of fresh occasions the ecu keeps its overseas snapshot because the paragon of eu politics and international governance.

This e-book unites prime students on Europe and Empire to revisit the view of the ecu Union as an ‘imperial’ energy. It bargains a re-appraisal of the european as empire in line with geopolitical and monetary advancements on account that 2007 and asks if the rules, practices, and priorities of the Union convey features of a contemporary empire.

This textual content could be of key curiosity to scholars and students of the european, ecu experiences, historical past, sociology, diplomacy, and economics.

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