Moving from the birth of Europe to the current crisis, this irreverent and topical book questions the relevance of the European Union today, addressing issues ranging from immigration and Turkish integration to the sovereign debt crisis, and whether this will prove to be merely the beginning of intractable economic challenges.
DR FRANCESCO M. BONGIOVANNI holds an MBA from Harvard and a doctorate in engineering. A former investment banker in Wall Street and London, he subsequently worked in private equity, as an international advisor and as an entrepreneur. He has been made a Knight of the Order of St Charles for his contribution to humanitarian endeavours and biodiversity protection.
Introduction The Right Stuff Are There Any Europeans in Europe? Which Europe is it Anyway? The Bosporus Conundrum The Tinguely Machine The Civilization of Entitlements The 28th Country The End of Growth The Perfect Storm The Day After Conclusion: The End of the Golden Age