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The Europeans By Henry James
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The Europeans is a short novel by Henry James. It is essentially a comedy contrasting the behaviour and attitudes of two visitors from Europe with those of their relatives living in the 'new' world... More > of New England. One of the most important themes of the novel is the comparison between European and American women, which James stresses through the great difference existing between Eugenia and the Wentworth ladies. Madame Munster is independent, modern, and displays hauteur. Gertrude and Charlotte lack this self possession. For example, they tend to comply with their father's suggestions. The difference between Europeans and New Englanders manifests itself in particular in the expression of feelings and emotions, which are very sensitive for the former: love is more important than money. Moreover American people are more straitlaced and they have closer links with tradition.< Less
The Racial Elements of European History By HFK Günther
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This work by one of Germany’s foremost racial thinkers was first published in 1927. The author provides an oversight of race, defines five different European races and their physical and mental... More > characteristics. Other topics include non-European racial influences, the effect of environment, inheritance and racial mixture. It then discusses the distribution of these races. The longest part of the book is taken up with a referenced overview of European racial history, with a strong emphasis on the role played by Nordics. Finally he looks at the future racial situation in Europe. Although this book displays the Nordicist sentiment common at the time, it contains many eye-opening revelations and theories, including a claim that the original homeland of the Nordic race was North Western Europe, and that Sweden is the most Nordic country on earth, whereas Germany was only 55% Nordic. A fascinating historical document and provides a remarkable insight into pre-World War II German racial thought.< Less
The Racial Elements of European History By HFK Günther
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This work by one of Germany’s foremost racial thinkers was first published in 1927. The author provides an oversight of race, defines five different European races and their physical and mental... More > characteristics. Other topics include non-European racial influences, the effect of environment, inheritance and racial mixture. It then discusses the distribution of these races. The longest part of the book is taken up with a referenced overview of European racial history, with a strong emphasis on the role played by Nordics. Finally he looks at the future racial situation in Europe. Although this book displays the Nordicist sentiment common at the time, it contains many eye-opening revelations and theories, including a claim that the original homeland of the Nordic race was North Western Europe, and that Sweden is the most Nordic country on earth, whereas Germany was only 55% Nordic. A fascinating historical document and provides a remarkable insight into pre-World War II German racial thought.< Less
EUROPEAN CUP HISTORY OF SOCCER By Dimitris Kapitzis
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The Soccer European Championship History! Including all the games from the first EURO (1960), the scores, the scorers, how the teams played and special reports. Also including how the 16 national... More > teams qualified for EURO 2008 and with which players will take part and every coach profile! Also the EURO 2008 DRAW!< Less
A Pocket Guide to European History By Montgomery Ashford
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Europe, in particular Ancient Greece, was the birthplace of Western culture. It played a predominant role in global affairs from the 16th century onwards, especially after the beginning of... More > colonialism. Between the 16th and 20th centuries, European nations controlled at various times the Americas, most of Africa, Oceania, and large portions of Asia. Both World Wars were ignited in Central Europe, greatly contributing to a decline in European dominance in world affairs by the mid-20th century as the United States and Soviet Union took prominence. During the Cold War Europe was divided along the Iron Curtain between NATO in the West and the Warsaw Pact in the East. European integration led to the formation of the Council of Europe and the European Union in Western Europe, both of which have been expanding eastward since the fall of the Soviet Union in 1991. Explore the history behind the cradle of civilization, explore the history behind the world.< Less
A Pocket Guide to European History By Montgomery Ashford
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Europe, in particular Ancient Greece, was the birthplace of Western culture. It played a predominant role in global affairs from the 16th century onwards, especially after the beginning of... More > colonialism. Between the 16th and 20th centuries, European nations controlled at various times the Americas, most of Africa, Oceania, and large portions of Asia. Both World Wars were ignited in Central Europe, greatly contributing to a decline in European dominance in world affairs by the mid-20th century as the United States and Soviet Union took prominence. During the Cold War Europe was divided along the Iron Curtain between NATO in the West and the Warsaw Pact in the East. European integration led to the formation of the Council of Europe and the European Union in Western Europe, both of which have been expanding eastward since the fall of the Soviet Union in 1991. Explore the history behind the cradle of civilization, explore the history behind the world.< Less
European Background of American History By Edward Potts Cheyney
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A classic work by an American historian. Contents include: THE EAST AND THE WEST (1200-1500) ; ORIENTAL AND OCCIDENTAL TRADE-ROUTES (1200-1500) ; ITALIAN CONTRIBUTIONS TO EXPLORATION(1200-1500) ;... More > PIONEER WORK OF PORTUGAL(1400-1527) ; SPANISH MONARCHY IN THE AGE OF COLUMBUS (1474-1525) ; POLITICAL INSTITUTIONS OF CENTRAL EUROPE (1400-1650) ; THE SYSTEM OF CHARTERED COMMERCIAL COMPANIES (1550-1700) ; TYPICAL AMERICAN COLONIZING COMPANIES (1600-1628) ; THE PROTESTANT REFORMATION ON THE CONTINENT (1500- 1625) ; RELIGIOUS WARS IN THE NETHERLANDS AND GERMANY (1520- 1648) ; THE ENGLISH CHURCH AND THE CATHOLICS (1534-1660) ; THE ENGLISH PURITANS AND THE SECTS (1550-1689) ; THE POLITICAL SYSTEM OF ENGLAND (1500-1689) ; THE ENGLISH COUNTY AND ITS OFFICERS (1600-1650) ; ENGLISH JUSTICES OF THE PEACE (1600-1650) ; ENGLISH PARISH OR TOWNSHIP GOVERNMENT (1600-1650) ; CRITICAL ESSAY ON AUTHORITIES ; INDEX ; MAPS< Less
EUROPEAN UNION - HISTORY AND FUTURE By Ksenija Premur
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This book deals with history and future of European Union and the status of human rights in developing countries. It consists of two essays - Liberalism as an idea and ideology in the Western Europe... More > while the second is dedicated to economi, political and social relations between EU and Republic of Kazakstan.< Less
An History of the European Union By Mike Stallard
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This is a history of the EU for people in Key Stage 4. The EU is a devil to teach because M. Monnet and M. Delors deliberately made it boring and impenetrable. Yet you ought to teach it. How? This... More > book addresses that challenge by a short introductory passage, then there are suggestions for lessons with the computer for research. Discussion topics follow. At the end of the book is a list of acronyms and then a final set of ideas to get you and your school noticed.< Less
Why & How Restore Old Houses By European People
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In the project “Exploring house through curiosity and social learning” , co-funded by the European Union, institutions from seven European countries. recorded the complex history of old... More > houses, their architecture, their construction, their social history and the used materials. Specialists, craftsmen, suppliers did provide information and detailed explanations to support you in the realization of your house renovation. These tutorials and experts’ tips might help you catching some practices related to old houses. We hope to inspire you to more value your living environment, learn about old houses and dare a restoration.< Less