The Future of Europe: Towards a Two-Speed EU?

By Jean-Claude Piris

The eu Union is in problem. Public unease with the venture, Euro difficulties and dysfunctional associations provide upward thrust to the genuine threat that the ecu Union turns into expanding inappropriate simply as its member states face an increasing number of demanding situations of a globalised international. Jean-Claude Piris, a number one determine within the belief and drafting of the EU's felony constructions, tackles the problems head on with a feeling of urgency and with candour. The booklet works in the course of the thoughts on hand in mild of the industrial and political weather, assessing their effectiveness. via so doing, the writer reaches the (for a few) radical end that the answer is to allow 'two-speed' improvement: permitting an internal middle to maneuver in the direction of nearer financial and political union, so one can shield the Union as an entire. Compelling, serious and present, this booklet is vital interpreting for all these drawn to the way forward for Europe.

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By Jean-Claude Piris

The eu Union is in problem. Public unease with the venture, Euro difficulties and dysfunctional associations provide upward thrust to the genuine threat that the ecu Union turns into expanding inappropriate simply as its member states face an increasing number of demanding situations of a globalised international. Jean-Claude Piris, a number one determine within the belief and drafting of the EU's felony constructions, tackles the problems head on with a feeling of urgency and with candour. The booklet works in the course of the thoughts on hand in mild of the industrial and political weather, assessing their effectiveness. via so doing, the writer reaches the (for a few) radical end that the answer is to allow 'two-speed' improvement: permitting an internal middle to maneuver in the direction of nearer financial and political union, so one can shield the Union as an entire. Compelling, serious and present, this booklet is vital interpreting for all these drawn to the way forward for Europe.

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Dark Continent: Europe's Twentieth Century

By Mark Mazower

"A necessary, very important publication that reminds us, on the correct time, how tough [European solidarity] has been, and what sort of care has to be taken to prevent the negative outdated temptations." --Los Angeles Times

Dark Continent presents another historical past of the 20th century, one during which the triumph of democracy used to be something yet a forgone end and fascism and communism supplied rival political recommendations that battled and occasionally triumphed as a way to make sure the path the continent could take.

Mark Mazower strips away myths that experience comforted us on the grounds that international warfare II, revealing Europe as an entity continuously engaged in a bloody venture of self-invention.  Here is a background now not of inevitable victories and ahead marches, yet of slender squeaks and unforeseen twists, the place townships boast a bronze of Mussolini on horseback one second, merely to soften it down and recast it as a couple of noble partisans the next.  Unflinching, clever, Dark Continent offers a provocative imaginative and prescient of Europ's earlier, current, and future-and confirms Mark Mazower as a historian of priceless presents.

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By Mark Mazower

"A necessary, very important publication that reminds us, on the correct time, how tough [European solidarity] has been, and what sort of care has to be taken to prevent the negative outdated temptations." --Los Angeles Times

Dark Continent presents another historical past of the 20th century, one during which the triumph of democracy used to be something yet a forgone end and fascism and communism supplied rival political recommendations that battled and occasionally triumphed as a way to make sure the path the continent could take.

Mark Mazower strips away myths that experience comforted us on the grounds that international warfare II, revealing Europe as an entity continuously engaged in a bloody venture of self-invention.  Here is a background now not of inevitable victories and ahead marches, yet of slender squeaks and unforeseen twists, the place townships boast a bronze of Mussolini on horseback one second, merely to soften it down and recast it as a couple of noble partisans the next.  Unflinching, clever, Dark Continent offers a provocative imaginative and prescient of Europ's earlier, current, and future-and confirms Mark Mazower as a historian of priceless presents.

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Kings and Queens (Amazing & Extraordinary Facts)

By Malcolm Day

"Amazing & remarkable proof approximately Kings and Queens" finds a wealth of interesting truths approximately British monarchs from pre-Roman occasions to the current day. detect revealing tales concerning the lives and personalities of every monarch and the way they've got formed historical past. stories of wickedness, greed, adultery and insanity make this consultant to Britain's kings and queens totally compelling. "The striking and remarkable proof series" offers fascinating, incredible and little-known evidence and tales a couple of wide selection of themes that are certain to tell, take in and entertain in equivalent degree. short, available and enjoyable items on a wide selection of matters cause them to the precise books to dip in to.

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eISBN: 978-1-4463-5411-7

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By Malcolm Day

"Amazing & remarkable proof approximately Kings and Queens" finds a wealth of interesting truths approximately British monarchs from pre-Roman occasions to the current day. detect revealing tales concerning the lives and personalities of every monarch and the way they've got formed historical past. stories of wickedness, greed, adultery and insanity make this consultant to Britain's kings and queens totally compelling. "The striking and remarkable proof series" offers fascinating, incredible and little-known evidence and tales a couple of wide selection of themes that are certain to tell, take in and entertain in equivalent degree. short, available and enjoyable items on a wide selection of matters cause them to the precise books to dip in to.

Note: retail EPUB, contains TOC/chapters.
eISBN: 978-1-4463-5411-7

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Top 10: Dublin: The 10 Best of Everything (DK Eyewitness Travel Series)

By Polly Phillimore, Andrew Sanger

DK Eyewitness trip consultant: best 10 Dublin will lead you immediately to some of the best Dublin has to supply. no matter if you're searching for issues to not pass over on the most sensible 10 attractions or are looking to locate the pinnacle position to devour, this advisor is the ideal spouse, taking the easiest of the published guidebook and including new eBook-only gains. depend upon dozens of most sensible 10 lists--from the pinnacle 10 museums to the pinnacle 10 occasions and gala's. There's even an inventory of the pinnacle 10 how one can stay away from the crowds.

The advisor is split via sector, each one with its personal photograph gallery and transparent maps pinpointing the head points of interest. you can also view each one place in Google Maps if examining on an Internet-enabled equipment. Plan every day with our itineraries and spot the points of interest in person components. You'll locate the insider wisdom you want to discover each nook with DK Eyewitness commute advisor: most sensible 10 Dublin, now with a graceful new booklet layout.

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By Polly Phillimore, Andrew Sanger

DK Eyewitness trip consultant: best 10 Dublin will lead you immediately to some of the best Dublin has to supply. no matter if you're searching for issues to not pass over on the most sensible 10 attractions or are looking to locate the pinnacle position to devour, this advisor is the ideal spouse, taking the easiest of the published guidebook and including new eBook-only gains. depend upon dozens of most sensible 10 lists--from the pinnacle 10 museums to the pinnacle 10 occasions and gala's. There's even an inventory of the pinnacle 10 how one can stay away from the crowds.

The advisor is split via sector, each one with its personal photograph gallery and transparent maps pinpointing the head points of interest. you can also view each one place in Google Maps if examining on an Internet-enabled equipment. Plan every day with our itineraries and spot the points of interest in person components. You'll locate the insider wisdom you want to discover each nook with DK Eyewitness commute advisor: most sensible 10 Dublin, now with a graceful new booklet layout.

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The Royals

By Kitty Kelley

Kitty Kelly's exposes of Oprah Winfrey, Frank Sinatra, Nancy Reagan, and Jackie Onassis have made her the world's such a lot profitable biographer. during this debatable ebook, after 4 years of study and hundreds and hundreds of interviews with palace insiders, she unveils the best-kept secrets and techniques in Britain: the questions round one queen's parentage and another's conception...and the well-hidden royal affairs...the actual cause of the tumultuous dating among the Queen Mum and Diana...the behind-the-scenes money owed of the royal marriages...the mysterious situations round Diana's death...and extra in regards to the world's so much liked aristocracy.

An eye-opening booklet that has been up-to-date witht the family's newest exploits, THE ROYALS is haunting in its images of Charles and Diana, attention-grabbing in its information, and must-reading for us all...

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By Kitty Kelley

Kitty Kelly's exposes of Oprah Winfrey, Frank Sinatra, Nancy Reagan, and Jackie Onassis have made her the world's such a lot profitable biographer. during this debatable ebook, after 4 years of study and hundreds and hundreds of interviews with palace insiders, she unveils the best-kept secrets and techniques in Britain: the questions round one queen's parentage and another's conception...and the well-hidden royal affairs...the actual cause of the tumultuous dating among the Queen Mum and Diana...the behind-the-scenes money owed of the royal marriages...the mysterious situations round Diana's death...and extra in regards to the world's so much liked aristocracy.

An eye-opening booklet that has been up-to-date witht the family's newest exploits, THE ROYALS is haunting in its images of Charles and Diana, attention-grabbing in its information, and must-reading for us all...

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Switzerland: 100 Locals Tell You What to Do, Where to Hike, & How to Fit In

By Gigi Griffis

Ever want you had a ally in Switzerland? a person to teach you the ropes? want granted. packed with a hundred interviews with those who stay, paintings, and experience in Switzerland, this e-book provides you with:

  • Directions to hidden-away trails, waterfalls, castles, and viewpoints
  • Lists of must-try dishes and wines (and the place to discover them)
  • Unique and fascinating expedition suggestions
  • Tips for a way to make associates, get a better price, and slot in with the neighborhood culture
  • And rather a lot more

It’s time to adventure real, neighborhood Switzerland—through the eyes of these who've lived there for years.

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By Gigi Griffis

Ever want you had a ally in Switzerland? a person to teach you the ropes? want granted. packed with a hundred interviews with those who stay, paintings, and experience in Switzerland, this e-book provides you with:

  • Directions to hidden-away trails, waterfalls, castles, and viewpoints
  • Lists of must-try dishes and wines (and the place to discover them)
  • Unique and fascinating expedition suggestions
  • Tips for a way to make associates, get a better price, and slot in with the neighborhood culture
  • And rather a lot more

It’s time to adventure real, neighborhood Switzerland—through the eyes of these who've lived there for years.

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Cyprus (Eyewitness Travel Guides)

By Carole French

Well-known internationally through common flyers and armchair tourists alike, Eyewitness shuttle Guides are the main colourful and entire courses out there. With superbly commissioned images and amazing 3D aerial perspectives revealing the attraction of every vacation spot, those remarkable shuttle publications convey what others in simple terms inform. comprises appealing new full-color photographs, illustrations, and stronger maps vast details on neighborhood customs, forex, clinical providers, and transportation New "Discovering" function is helping come to a decision which areas are most suitable to the trip.

The most sensible simply retains recovering!

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By Carole French

Well-known internationally through common flyers and armchair tourists alike, Eyewitness shuttle Guides are the main colourful and entire courses out there. With superbly commissioned images and amazing 3D aerial perspectives revealing the attraction of every vacation spot, those remarkable shuttle publications convey what others in simple terms inform. comprises appealing new full-color photographs, illustrations, and stronger maps vast details on neighborhood customs, forex, clinical providers, and transportation New "Discovering" function is helping come to a decision which areas are most suitable to the trip.

The most sensible simply retains recovering!

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The Survival of the European Welfare State (Routledge/ECPR Studies in European Political Science)

'Crisis'. 'Breakdown'. 'Dismantlement.' because the 1970's, those became the catchphrases used to explain the situation of the welfare states in Europe, in educational and media analyses alike. This ebook presents another, extra confident interpretation. It goals to extend either theoretical knowing and empirical wisdom of modern welfare reforms in components together with Spain, Denmark, the united kingdom, Germany and the european as a complete. a vital source for college students, researchers and practitioners with an curiosity within the welfare nation.

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'Crisis'. 'Breakdown'. 'Dismantlement.' because the 1970's, those became the catchphrases used to explain the situation of the welfare states in Europe, in educational and media analyses alike. This ebook presents another, extra confident interpretation. It goals to extend either theoretical knowing and empirical wisdom of modern welfare reforms in components together with Spain, Denmark, the united kingdom, Germany and the european as a complete. a vital source for college students, researchers and practitioners with an curiosity within the welfare nation.

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Changing Work and Community Identities in European Regions: Perspectives on the Past and Present (Identity Studies in the Social Sciences)

This booklet juxtaposes the studies of areas that experience lived or reside via business transition in coal-mining and production centres all through Europe, beginning the way to a deeper figuring out of the depth of swap and of the way paintings is helping form new identities.

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This booklet juxtaposes the studies of areas that experience lived or reside via business transition in coal-mining and production centres all through Europe, beginning the way to a deeper figuring out of the depth of swap and of the way paintings is helping form new identities.

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Can-Cans, Cats and Cities of Ash (Penguin Great Journeys)

By Mark Twain

One of many nice derisive monuments to the imbecilities of the vacationer event, Mark Twain's (1835-1910) account of his journey with a bunch of fellow americans round the points of interest of Europe is either hilarious and touching, Twain's exasperation and dismay on the phoney and exploitative being matched through his pleasure and delight within the certainly beautiful."Great trips" let readers to shuttle either round the planet and again in the course of the centuries - but in addition again into rules and worlds scary, ruthless and vicious in several methods from our personal. Few analyzing studies can start to fit that of enticing with writers who observed impressive issues: nice civilisations, partitions of ice, violent and implacable jungles, deserts and mountains, multitudes of birds and plant life new to technological know-how. examining those books is to determine the area afresh, to rediscover a time whilst many cultures have been really unusual to one another, the place legends and tales have been handled as proof and within which quite a bit was once nonetheless to be stumbled on.

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By Mark Twain

One of many nice derisive monuments to the imbecilities of the vacationer event, Mark Twain's (1835-1910) account of his journey with a bunch of fellow americans round the points of interest of Europe is either hilarious and touching, Twain's exasperation and dismay on the phoney and exploitative being matched through his pleasure and delight within the certainly beautiful."Great trips" let readers to shuttle either round the planet and again in the course of the centuries - but in addition again into rules and worlds scary, ruthless and vicious in several methods from our personal. Few analyzing studies can start to fit that of enticing with writers who observed impressive issues: nice civilisations, partitions of ice, violent and implacable jungles, deserts and mountains, multitudes of birds and plant life new to technological know-how. examining those books is to determine the area afresh, to rediscover a time whilst many cultures have been really unusual to one another, the place legends and tales have been handled as proof and within which quite a bit was once nonetheless to be stumbled on.

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