To learn everything about the European Union: a full, up to date analysis of the Member States, the Union and the euro area.
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Permanent Atlas
of the European Union
With its 27 Member States and its 447 million inhabitants the European Union is the leading economic power in the world.
And yet when people speak of it, they only mention the problems experienced in its construction and it remains largely misunderstood.
This third edition of the Atlas of the European Union is a work of reference that presents the Union, its institutions, each of its Member States and their overseas territories via their history, their culture and their reality. With over 50 maps, original information sheets and synthetic statistics, it offers a unique view of Europe and is accessible to all.

It is a vital tool to get to know and to understand the issues at stake in the 21st century, the current challenges and the opportunities for Europe and the euro in a world in transformation.
Written by experts at the Robert Schuman Foundation – one of the very foremost think-tanks devoted to European integration – the Atlas provides easy to find information on Europe.

Innovative because it is permanent, meaning that via free access to the website www.atlas-permanent.eu, its content is regularly updated so that everyone can access the most recent data on an ever-evolving Europe at any time.
With the Editions Marie B, the Robert Schuman Foundation has published the 3rd English edition of the Permanent Atlas of the European Union, a book full of geopolitical information.

The information in this Atlas is regularly updated. To access it, enter your email address below and the ISBN of the book.

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European Union - mise à jour le 3rd June 2021
  Germany - mise à jour le 3rd June 2021
Austria - mise à jour le 3rd June 2021
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Czech Republic
Like its neighbours, Hungary in the south and Poland in the north, the Czech Republic only really achieved its independence at the end of the 20th century, which brought several centuries of foreign domination, sometimes Austrian, sometimes German, then Nazi and then Soviet to an end. But more than elsewhere its desire for independence went hand in hand with strong nationalism. This explains why, although having integrated the European Union in 2004, 11 years only after the end of the Soviet administration, its political and administrative elites are still reticent about the EU, which they suspect of wanting to deprive their country of its national sovereignty. The problematic management of the economic crisis has strengthened the feeling that the national scale might be more appropriate in terms of providing effective solutions.
Permanent Atlas of the European Union, 30 information sheets and analyses to learn everything there is to know about the European Union. .
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