United in Visual Diversity: Images and Counter-Images of Europe, 1st Edition (Hardback) book cover

United in Visual Diversity

Images and Counter-Images of Europe, 1st Edition

Edited by Benjamin Drechsel, Claus Leggewie

Studien Verlag, Austria

320 pages

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Hardback: 9783706548601
pub: 2011-05-04
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Description

Europe has no outstanding political icon. Yet, lots of weaker motifs and widespread iconographies give Europe a face to be seen. The motto of the European Union proves to be well founded, when it comes to images and counter-images of Europe. The texts in this volume analyze central, peripheral, and external iconographies; they add some interesting facets to our knowledge of these various different visual constructions of Europe.

About the Editors

Benjamin Drechsel was a key researcher at the Ludwig Boltzmann Institute for European History and Public Spheres.

Claus Leggewie is a professor of political science at Justus Liebig University Giessen.

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
POL000000
POLITICAL SCIENCE / General
POL011000
POLITICAL SCIENCE / International Relations / General