Offshore: Britain and the European Idea

Offshore: Britain and the European Idea

By: Giles Radice (author)Paperback

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Radice, an advocate of closer integration with Europe, examines the history of Britain's reluctance to become to closely associated with a greater Europe. He argues that suspicion of Europe must be cast aside if Britain is to profit from the European Community, and supports the movement towards a European framework in which to decide issues relating to welfare, the environment, democratic rights, monetary policy and external policy. The book is a pro-European polemic.


List of Cartoons. Preface. Introduction. Part I: Reluctant Europeans. 1. 'A Thousand Years of History'. 2. 'Offshore' Attitudes. 3. 'Perfidious Albion'. 4. Missing European Boats. Part II: Joining the Mainland. 5. European Destiny. 6. Citizens of Europe. 7. The Conversion of the Political Class?. Conclusion: At the Heart of Europe. Notes. Index.

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9781850433620
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 256
  • ID: 9781850433620
  • ISBN10: 1850433623

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