A Companion to Europe Since 1945

Larres, Klaus
Date published: 
December 2013

A Companion to Europe Since 1945 provides a stimulating guide to numerous important developments which have influenced the political, economic, social, and cultural character of Europe during and since the Cold War.

  • Includes 22 original essays by an international team of expert scholars
  • Examines the social, intellectual, economic, cultural, and political changes that took place throughout Europe in the Cold War and Post Cold War periods
  • Discusses a wide range of topics including the Single Market, European-American relations, family life and employment, globalization, consumption, political parties, European decolonization, European identity, security and defence policies, and Europe's fight against international terrorism
  • Presents Europe in a broad geographical conception, to give equal weighting to developments in the Eastern and Western European states