"Originally published in 2009 as Dopo gli imperi. L'integrazione europea nello scontro Nord-Sud, ? Mondadori Education S.p.a., Milano"--T.p.verso. Incluye referencias bibliográficas (páginas -286) e índice. CONTENIDO: Introduction -- The Third World and the creation of UNCTAD. The spitit of Bandung ; Recipes for development ; Unionizing the Third World : The G77 and the origins of UNCTAD -- The myopia of the European Community. The passing of imperial illusions ; The wonder of modernity : in defense of the Common Market ; The Algiers Charter ; A Common Market without a common identity -- 1968 : empires and shopping malls. The limits of Americanization ; Thirdworldism and social rebellion ; Losing one's religion ; The closing circle -- The developing countries' "most favored" partner. The Atlantic widens ; Santiago, Chile : the radicalization of the Third World ; Sicco Mansholt ; Regionalists and globalists -- The year of oil. The oil weapon ; Tbe new international economic order ; Europe's identity ; The successes and failures of the Community's global policy -- North-South dialogues. G5, G6, G7 ; The North-South dialogue in Paris ; Willy Brandt and global social democracy -- Epilogue : managing globalization. Third Worlds ; The European Single Market project.