Europe as an Idea and an Identity

  • Heikki Mikkeli
  • Editors
  • Jo Campling

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-x
  2. Europe as an Idea

  3. European Identity

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 133-133
    2. Heikki Mikkeli
      Pages 135-155
    3. Heikki Mikkeli
      Pages 157-176
    4. Heikki Mikkeli
      Pages 195-211
    5. Heikki Mikkeli
      Pages 213-234
    6. Heikki Mikkeli
      Pages 235-244
  4. Back Matter
    Pages 245-263

About this book


Heikki Mikkeli charts the history of the idea of Europe and European identity. The first part introduces the various attempts to unify Europe from antiquity to the European Union. In the second part the relationship of Europe with America and Russia is considered, as well as the ambivalent role of Central Europe.


Europe European history European Union (EU) Expansion federalism history identity nationalism peace Russia

Authors and affiliations

  • Heikki Mikkeli
    • 1
  1. 1.Academy of FinlandUniversity of HelsinkiFinland

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