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Harry Sanders is a tender overseas provider officer in Sixties Indochina whilst a deadly and clandestine assembly with insurgents-ending in quiet disaster-and a quick yet passionate stumble upon with Sieglinde, a tender German girl, modify the process his life.

Absorbing the influence of his misstep, Harry returns in brief to Washington earlier than eventual assignments in Africa, Scandinavia, and the Mediterranean. He marries the fascinating may well, who's fleeing her family disappointments in tired top New England and seeking out an break out into Harry's diplomatic lifestyles. at the floor, they're a good-looking, winning couple-but the reminiscence of Sieglinde persists in Harry's innovations, and will has her personal secrets and techniques too. As Harry navigates the more and more treacherous waters of international relations in an age of interminable clash, he additionally attempts to bridge the distances among himself and the 2 captivating girls who've selected to like him.

Ward simply, returning to his trademark territory of Forgetfulness and the elements in Berlin, promises an totally compelling tale of usa citizens attempting to run the area, but failing to grasp their lives.

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They themselves suggest a matrix distinguishing the intended ‘direct Europeanization’ from the inadvertent ‘indirect Europeanization’, and ‘voluntary’ and ‘coercive’ Europeanization according to the acceptance or resistance of domestic actors to EU stimuli (2006: 24). The Bulmer and Radaelli typology seems more nuanced and, like Dyson and Goetz, conveys the main theme of relevance here: that the linkages between EU stimuli and domestic politics vary, in part, according to the type of goverance existing at the EU level.

The study of Olympic Airways (OA / OA: Oλ␷␮␲␫␣␬␩´ Aεροπορ´ια) draws on Featherstone and Papadimitriou (2007), broadening its coverage. While building on this earlier work, the present volume extends the empirical coverage, broadens the conceptual discussion, and develops themes only lightly touched upon previously. The research for the empirical chapters involved extensive searches of relevant documents and of news coverage. Altogether some 3000 newspaper reports have been consulted in order to trace the domestic debate on structural reform over the past decade.

7%). 1% over the centre-right New Democracy party (ND/N∆: N´εα ∆␩␮␱␬␳␣␶␫´␣) (Featherstone and Kazamias, 1997). 7%. Politically, Simitis’s mantras were ‘modernization’ and ‘Europeanization’. ‘Modernization’ involved a package of economic, social, and political reforms that sought to mix liberalization (a shift from statism) with a new social solidarity (Simitis, 2005). Simitis led a faction within PASOK comprising rising personnel such as Theodoros Pangalos, Giannos Papandoniou, Vasso Papandreou, and George Papandreou (Andreas’s son).

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