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Brussels, the gentle monster : or the disenfranchisement of Europe

Author: Hans Magnus Enzensberger
Publisher: London ; New York : Seagull Books, 2011.
Series: German list.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The inner workings of the European Union are as much a mystery to those living within its confines as they are to those of us who reside elsewhere. This title intends to make sense of the EU's  Read more...

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Hans Magnus Enzensberger
ISBN: 9780857420237 0857420232
OCLC Number: 754168366
Language Note: Translated from the German.
Description: 83 pages ; 22 cm.
Contents: Praise where it's due --
Official language --
The Commission's peculiarities and those of its critics --
A look at the executive floors --
Esprit de corps --
The half-forgotten history --
It's the economy, stupid! --
Entering a post-democratic era --
A conversation between A, Monsieur de *** of the Commission, and B, the author, at the Fattoria del chianti, rue Archimède, Brussels.
Series Title: German list.
Other Titles: Sanftes Monster Brüssel.
Responsibility: Hans Magnus Enzensberger ; translated by Martin Chalmers.
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