The History of Europe and its Constituent Countries. Considerations in Favour of the New Europe

Javier Vergara


This article analyses the process of the development of Europe. The discussion is divided into three parts. First, the idea of a European identity with its humanizing, civilizing and Christian dimensions; we will consider how this served as the original foundation for a European identity. The second part looks into the diverse attempts to create a united Europe based on efforts to overcome models which in their turn sprang from nationalist perspectives. Finally, it examines the idea of a European interculturism whose foundation is a commitment to ethics and education.



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DOI: 10.4119/UNIBI/jsse-v6-i1-1036

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