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By Catherine Evtuhov,Stephen Kotkin,Lawrence Dickey,Andrzej Walicki Catherine Evtuhov,Natalia Pirumova,Terence Emmons,Bernice Rosenthal,Charles Ruud,Elzbieta Kaczynska,Glennys Young,Norman Pereira,Jack Matlock,Alain Touraine,Adam Michnik,Jacques Le Goff,Hugh

Is there a pointy dividing line that separates Europe into 'East' and 'West'? This quantity brings jointly well-liked students from the U.S., Canada, France, Poland, and Russia to ascertain the evolution of the concept that of Europe within the centuries among the French Revolution and the cave in of the Soviet Union. encouraged via the guidelines of Martin Malia, the members take a versatile view of the 'cultural gradient'—the emergence, interplay, and reception of rules throughout Europe. The essays tackle 3 dimensions of the gradient—the background of principles, regimes and political practices, and the modern political and highbrow scene. In exploring the flow of principles all through Europe, The Cultural Gradient brings a brand new old viewpoint to the sector of eu studies.

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