Review: Historical Dictionary of the European Union

Terry O'Brien

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    Abstract

    This volume is the latest to appear in the Jon Woronoff edited Historical Dictionaries of International Organizations series, which started out ironically with the European Community in 1993. That another dictionary was deemed necessary just 13 years later is an obvious indication of the rapid change and evolution that the European Union has undergone in those few short years. Although authors Roy and Kanner are based in America, both have a strong pedigree in writing about EU affairs and demonstrate a very European understanding of the unique and varied culture of the institution now commonly referred to as the European Union. They trace the EU from it's post second world war beginnings as an effort in establishing a stable and peaceful Europe to its present day incarnation as a 27-member economic and political cooperative encompassing just under 500 million people [...]
    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)27-28
    JournalReference Reviews
    Volume21
    Issue number6
    Publication statusPublished - 2007

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