Eurowhiteness: Culture, Empire and Race in the European Project (Paperback)Hans Kundnani (author)
Publisher: C Hurst & Co Publishers Ltd
Number of pages: 248
Dimensions: 190 x 126 mm
'[A] short and punchy book [that] exposes the often hidden and frequently denied foundations of European integration.' -- The Irish Times
'[Eurowhiteness] decries the continent's subtler form of chauvinism. ... By highlighting the way colonial horrors were memory-holed, Mr Kundnani rightly points out that other sins were mostly ignored.' -- The Economist
'Kundnani deftly bursts the bubble of those who idealize the EU as a cosmopolitan project.' -- Jacobin
'Fresh and exciting perspectives like Kundnani's are hard to come by.' -- Engelsberg Ideas
'[A] well-researched, interesting little book.' -- The New Statesman
'The most intriguing section of Eurowhiteness is Kundnani's discussion of Brexit.' -- Areo Magazine
'Many of [Kundnani's] points... [are] instructive, useful and true.' -- Martin Sandbu, Financial Times
'A fascinating book challenging the myths surrounding the EU. For some, this will be uncomfortable reading.' -- Anand Menon, Director of UK in a Changing Europe
'Kundnani shows that ideas of race are central to European thinking about politics. In the shadow of Ukraine, it's important for us to face this truth.' -- Kwame Anthony Appiah, author of 'The Lies That Bind: Rethinking Identity'
'A bracing challenge to the myths underlying the "European Project", and to the hollowness of contemporary cosmopolitanism.' -- Kenan Malik, author of 'Not So Black and White'
'Kundnani asks some hard and important questions about the EU's history, and his answers illuminate a great deal about European self-understanding.' -- Helen Thompson, co-host of Talking Politics
'Elegantly logical -- and sure to challenge many readers' assumptions.' -- Brendan Simms, author of 'Europe: The Struggle for Supremacy' and 'Britain's Europe'
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