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By Małgorzata Pakier,Bo Stråth

An exam of the position of background and reminiscence is key with the intention to higher comprehend why the grand layout of a United Europe-with a typical international coverage and marketplace but sufficient range to permit for cultural and social differences-was overwhelmingly became down by way of its voters. The authors argue that this rejection of the eu structure used to be to a definite volume a problem to the present historic grounding used for additional integration and extra demonstrates the inability of figuring out through eu bureaucrats of the ancient complexity and divisiveness of Europe's prior. A severe eu historical past is for this reason urgently had to confront and re-imagine Europe, now not as a harmonious continent yet because the consequence of violent and bloody conflicts, either inside Europe in addition to with its Others. because the authors convey, those darkish shadows of Europe's prior has to be built-in, and the truth that thoughts of Europe are contested has to be authorised if any new makes an attempt at a United Europe are to be successful.

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