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The Cultural Values of Europe$
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Hans Joas and Klaus Wiegandt

Print publication date: 2008

Print ISBN-13: 9781846311383

Published to Liverpool Scholarship Online: June 2013

DOI: 10.5949/UPO9781846315800

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Does Europe Have a Cultural Identity?

Does Europe Have a Cultural Identity?

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(p.357) 15 Does Europe Have a Cultural Identity?
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The Cultural Values of Europe
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Peter Wagner

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Liverpool University Press
DOI:10.5949/liverpool/9781846311383.003.0016

This concluding chapter discusses the possibility of Europe having a cultural identity. It begins by examining the concept of identity, assumptions of European identity and the concept of culture. It then outlines the elements of Europe's cultural identity at present. The chapter shows that there is little question of there having been a European identity and argues that European history was a history of political and cultural challenges dealt with through new borders, divisions and schisms.

Keywords:   cultural identity, identity, European identity, culture, borders, divisions, schisms

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