Part I
Constitutional Foundations

1. Constitutional History: From Paris To Lisbon  

Further Reading


M. Andenas and J. Usher, The Treaty of Nice and Beyond: Enlargement and Constitutional Reform (Hart, 2003)

P. Craig, The Lisbon Treaty: Law, Politics, and Treaty Reform (Oxford University Press, 2010)

P. D. Dinan, Europe Recast: A History of European Union (Palgrave, 2004)

J. Gillingham, European Integration, 1950–2003: Superstate or New Market Economy (Cambridge University Press, 2007)

A. G. Harryvan and J. van der Harst (eds.), Documents on European Union (St Martin’s Press, 1997)

A. Milward, The European Rescue of the Nation-State (Routledge, 2000)

A. Moravcsik, The Choice for Europe: Social Purpose & State Power from Messina to Maastricht (Routledge, 1998)

P. Norman, The Accidental Constitution (EuroComment, 2003)

D. O’Keeffe and P. Twomey (eds.), Legal Issues of the Maastricht Treaty (Wiley, 1994)

D. O’Keeffe and P. Twomey (eds.), Legal Issues of the Amsterdam Treaty (Hart, 1999)

J.-C. Piris, The Lisbon Treaty: A Legal and Political Analysis (Cambridge University Press, 2010)

D. Urwin, The Community of Europe: A History of European Integration since 1945 (Longman, 1994)



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G. Bebr, ‘The European Defence Community and the Western European Union: An Agonizing Dilemma’ (1954–5) 7 Stanford Law Review 169

D. Curtin, ‘The Constitutional Structure of the Union: A Europe of Bits and Pieces’ (1993) 30 CML Rev 17

R. Efron and A. S. Nanes, ‘The Common Market and Euratom Treaties: Supranationality and the Integration of Europe’ (1957) 6 ICLQ 670

S. Peers, ‘The Future of EU Treaty Amendments’ (2012) 31 YEL 17

P. Pescatore, ‘Some Critical Remarks on the “Single European Act”’ (1987) 24 CML Rev 9

A. H. Robertson, ‘The European Political Community’ (1952) 29 BYIL 383

A. H. Robertson, ‘Legal Problems of European Integration’ (1957) 91 Recueil des Cours de l’Académie de la Haye 105

L. Van Middelaar, ‘Spanning the River: The Constitutional Crisis of 1965–1966 as the Genesis of Europe’s Political Order’ (2008) 4 European Constitutional Law Review 98

J. Weiler, ‘The Transformation of Europe’ (1990–1) 100 Yale LJ 2403