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Inventing Europe: idea, identity, reality. Front Cover. Gerard Delanty. Macmillan, – History – Bibliographic information. QR code for Inventing Europe. Inventing Europe: Idea, Identity, Reality, Palgrave Macmillan, Basingstoke, I{ETlllNKlNC IRTSH HISTORy (with patrick O’Mahony). Inventing Europe. Idea, Identity, Reality. Gerard Delanty. Senior Lěcrurer in Sociology. U niversity of Liver .

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There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Europe is as much an idea as it is a reality, but it is also a contested idea and it was in adversity that European identity was constructed as a dichotomy of Self and Other.

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In terms of argument, Delanty posits that ‘Europe’ as an idea was constructed through an othering of non-Europeans, such as Jews or Russians. Just a moment while velanty sign you in to your Goodreads account. Chloe Lee rated it really liked it Nov 07, Generalissimo rated it it was amazing Apr 13, I definetely enjoyed the reading.

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Inventing Europe: Idea, Identity, Reality

This book is about how every age invented the idea of Europe in the mirror of its own identity: Augustinas Uleckas rated infenting liked it Aug 09, K rated it really liked it Dec 05, Lists with This Book. Sentences such as “The idea of civilization did not survive into the Twentieth Century” are blatantly wrong. You may think that he abuses a bit of making everything fit into his thesis, but it’s undeniable that the book provides a great account of European history through the lenses of what Europe has meant for European society since the age of the ancient empires.

Delanty goes through the history of Europe, building on an European identity based on the legacy of Christianity and the construction of “the Other” as a common enemy. Books by Gerard Delanty. A nice idea, but easier said than done. Its challenging thesis is that the European idea has lent itself to a politics of division and exclusion, which has been disguised by superficial notions of unity.

Whilst this is convincing, it is also little that is ne Delanty admits in his preface that his book is meant more for political scientists than it is for historians but I found his over exaggerations and lack of historical nuance hard to read. Return to Book Page. In this sense it is a very good one, moreover because it consideres the idea of Europe from a global point of view and it attempts to deconstructed the idea of unity that the bureaucracy of the EU is attempting to impose.

Published June 15th by Palgrave Macmillan first published Idea, Identity, Reality by Gerard Delanty. Liam Mullins rated it it was amazing Jan 22, Trivia About Inventing Europe Oct 26, Irene Donatoni rated it liked it. The book analyses the origins and development of the idea of Europe as a social construction from the earliest times to the present.

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Nancy rated it really liked it Nov 17, Delanty argues that Europe must now throw off nationalist individualism and embrace the cosmopolitan. Refresh and try again. Preview — Inventing Europe by Gerard Delanty. Justina rated it it was amazing Feb 02, Want to Read saving….

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Paperbackpages. Whilst this is convincing, it is also little that is new to us, even in the s when the piece was written, and hasn’t been new to us since Said.

Laura rated it liked it Jan 04, Oct 31, Ann Saks added it. Delanty admits in his preface that his book is meant more for political scientists than it is for historians but I found his over exaggerations and lack of historical nuance hard to read.

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