The history of the idea of europe jan van der dussen professor of history and philosophy department of humanities jan van der dussen kevin wilson limited preview 2005 the history of the idea of europe jan van der dussen kevin wilson no preview available 2015 common terms and phrases. Early history europe as a cultural sphere is first used in the carolingian period to encompass the latin church as opposed to eastern orthodoxymilitary unions of european powers in the medieval and early modern period were directed against the threat of islamic expansionthus in the wake of the fall of constantinople to the turks in 1453 george of podebrady a hussite king of bohemia . Im not really feeling the big history part of this book but overall it was a good overview of the history of the idea of europe its just a bit weird they covered like 2500 years of history in 180 pages. The history of europe is a history of ideas inventions and innovations take the field of chemistry for example of the first 100 elements of the periodic system 78 were discovered in europe the development of ammonia synthesis and plastics without which modern life would not be imaginable as well as developments in modern medicine cars . If ideas have to be embodied what better embodiment can you find for the idea of europe than the european union itself steiner touches briefly on institutional aspects of europe only to
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