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Formations of European Modernity

A Historical and Political Sociology of Europe

Authors: Delanty, Gerard

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  • Offers a synthesized,up to date and comprehensive sociological interpretation of the course of European history
  • Theorizes Europe as an ‘inter-civilizational constellation’ and gives recognition to intra-European plurality, and the global connections constitutive of European modernity
  • Steers a course between the ‘grand narrative’ of Europe and the critique of the ‘dark side’ of European modernity
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This book presents a historical and political sociology of European history and society. It offers a critical interpretation of the course of European history looking at the emergence of the idea of Europe and the formation of modernity.

Now fully updated, Delanty's second edition features commentary on Brexit, populism, the refugee crisis, and secessionism, as well as additional coverage of colonialism and the wider global context. The book will be in an invaluable resource for advanced undergraduates and postgraduate students of historical sociology, the history of Europe, nations and modernity, political sociology, and political and social theory.


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Gerard Delanty is Professor of Sociology and Social & Political Thought, University of Sussex, UK.

Table of contents (16 chapters)

Table of contents (16 chapters)

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Formations of European Modernity
Book Subtitle
A Historical and Political Sociology of Europe
Authors
Copyright
2019
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan
Copyright Holder
The Editor(s) (if applicable) and The Author(s)
eBook ISBN
978-3-319-95435-6
DOI
10.1007/978-3-319-95435-6
Softcover ISBN
978-3-319-95434-9
Edition Number
2
Number of Pages
LIX, 479
Number of Illustrations
1 b/w illustrations
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