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After the fall : the end of the European dream and the decline of a continent / Walter Laqueur.

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  • Book Book
  • ISBN: 9781250000088
  • ISBN: 1250000084
  • Description: xiv, 322 p. ; 22 cm.
  • Edition: 1st ed.
  • Publisher: New York : Thomas Dunne Books, 2012.

Available copies

  • 2 of 3 copies available at NOBLE (All Libraries).

Current holds

0 current holds with 3 total copies.

Library Location Call Number Status Due Date
Danvers Adult Nonfiction D 2020 L37 2012 (Text to Phone) Available -
Gloucester Adult Nonfiction 940.56/Laqueur (Text to Phone) Checked out 02/28/2017
Wakefield Adult Nonfiction (2nd Floor) 940.56 Laqueur (Text to Phone) Available -

Content descriptions

General Note: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Note: The European dream : "the day will come ... " -- The recession -- The political impact -- A new world order -- The foul mood of Europe -- European foreign policy -- European defense : a farewell to arms -- America : pitied, envied, feared -- A moral superpower? -- Toward a European nationalism -- Russia and Europe : partner and rival -- Muslims in Europe -- Russian Islam -- Turkey to the rescue -- China's shadow, and presence -- Islamophobia? -- Why the decline? -- Europe : some crystal-ball gazing -- Enrichment : a guided tour -- Europe : a cultural theme park? -- Europe aging -- The new Europeans : demography, fate or false alarm? -- Nationalism vs. the European Union -- Depopulation -- Toward a united Europe -- Integration and erosion -- Europe 2020, Europe 2030 -- Europe marginalized -- In defense of decadent Europe -- The phantom of the superstate.
Summary: Provides insight into Europe's current political and financial crisis, citing such factors as dependence on foreign oil and a lack of a unified foreign policy and making predictions about future prospects while explaining the role of Europe's success in American security.


Laqueur, Walter, 1921-, "After the fall : the end of the European dream and the decline of a continent," New York : Thomas Dunne Books, 2012.

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