Between Europe and the Mediterranean The Challenges and the Fears

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ContributionsThierry Fabre (Editor), Paul Sant Cassia (Editor)
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Number of Pages240
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Open LibraryOL10193759M
ISBN 100230002242
ISBN 109780230002241

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Historians, anthropologists, political scientists and demographers explore the principal challenges and fears characterizing relations between Europe and the Mediterranean.

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