"United Europe: birthplace of a new Western culture?"

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Histoire, Le Monde contemporain de 1914 à nos jours (tome 2)/ Guillaume de Bertier - Paris: J. de Gigord, 1967, S. 47-48. -
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In this textbook the author takes a closer look at “European culture” with a special focus on its traditional “characteristics” and recent developments.




In this passage, which concludes the third chapter, Guillaume de Bertier proposes a definition of “European culture”. At this time, in the mid-1960s, he sees it as a part of “Western culture” and believes it shares the latter’s features and its values: political and economic modernity, liberalism and capitalism, and, above all, Christianity. In his [mehr...]