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Modern Europe is a patchwork quilt in which a diverse array of national cultures have been pieced into one community. In Europe: A Heritage, a Challenge, a Promise, Jan Berting reckons with a continent at a turning point in its history, arguing that Europe must balance its urge to modernize with a respect for its shared legacy.
As Europe struggles with the tension between its past and its future, Berting pinpoints challenges to modernization and proposes intriguing solutions. He addresses topics as varied as the rise of Islam, political liberalism, and individual freedoms in this comprehensive volume sure to interest all those invested in the future of Europe.
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Studio: Eburon Publishers, Delft
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 0.25" Width: 6.5" Height: 9.5" Weight: 0.95 lbs.
Release Date Jun 15, 2007
Publisher Eburon Publishers, Delft
ISBN 9059721209 ISBN13 9789059721203
Availability 0 units.
More About Jan Berting
Jan Berting is professor emeritus of sociology and social policy at the Erasmus University Rotterdam.