Happy Birthday Blog (or 21 years in the UK)

de Ruyter, A. (2021) Happy Birthday Blog (or 21 years in the UK). Birmingham City University, Centre for Brexit Studies Blog.

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Today I turn 51, and “come of age” at 21, that is, 21 years in the UK. So, rather than offer an immediate take on the G7 summit just wrapped up, I thought I would take a broader view on “the West” and the re-emergence of China, and its nascent challenge for global hegemony (noting of course that next year will mark 100 years since the publication of Oswald Spengler’s complete (second) volume of Der Untergang des Abendlandes, more popularly known in English as The Decline of the West).

Item Type: Other
15 June 2021Published Online
Uncontrolled Keywords: Centre for Brexit Studies, CBS, Brexit, BCU, EU, European Union, UK, Birmingham City University, UK Government, UK politics
Subjects: CAH15 - social sciences > CAH15-03 - politics > CAH15-03-01 - politics
Divisions: Research, Innovation, Enterprise and Professional Services > Centre for Brexit Studies
Depositing User: Alex De Ruyter
Date Deposited: 25 Feb 2022 16:30
Last Modified: 25 Feb 2022 16:30
URI: https://www.open-access.bcu.ac.uk/id/eprint/12868

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