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Selected eBooks

The political and economic dynamics of the Eurozone crisis
Cartographies of Madrid: Contesting Urban Space at the Crossroads of the Global South and Global North
You Say You Want a Revolution?: Radical Idealism and Its Tragic Consequences
European Court and Civil Society : Litigation, Mobilization and Governance
Nordic States and European Unity
Democracy in exile : Hans Speier and the rise of the defense intellectual
The Economic Integration of Europe
The decisionist imagination : sovereignty, social science, and democracy in the 20th century
Exit-Voice Dynamics and the Collapse of East Germany: The Crisis of Leninism and the Revolution of 1989
Romani Communities and Transformative Change: A New Social Europe
To exist is to resist : Black feminism in Europe
Broken Lives: How Ordinary Germans Experienced the 20th Century
The Outsiders: Refugees in Europe since 1492
Gendered Mobilizations and Intersectional Challenges : Contemporary Social Movements in Europe and North America
Economic growth and structural reforms in Europe
Ever looser Union? : differentiated European integration
Silvio Berlusconi : A Study in Failure
Secularism, Islam and public intellectuals in contemporary France
Practiced Citizenship: Women, Gender, and the State in Modern France
German angst : fear and democracy in the Federal Republic of Germany

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  • By Topic - Type in the keywords that broadly describe your topic. For example: refugees european union
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Browsing Western Europe

The UW Libraries arranges books by Library of Congress call numbers. Though history is covered in every discipline (e.g., French women's history may be located in the women's studies call numbers while the medical history may be in the medicine call numbers), the major sections for European history are listed below.

DA -DR European history Suz 4
JN European politics Allen S 3
KJ-KKZ European law Allen S 3

For a more specific breakdown of the call numbers see the Library of Congress Classification Online.