Introduction to European Union law
Introduction to European Union law

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Introduction to European Union law

3 A Union in Europe

This section aims to give some general context for the themes and policies behind EU law. It may seem contradictory that a continent imbued by common genre in literature, art, popular culture, music and liberal democracy has been, for long periods of its history, bound up in destructive conflict. What follows gives a flavour of how the aims of the EU came about and how they have evolved.

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