Incunabula Namurcensia

Catalogue des incunables conservés à la Bibliothèque Universitaire Moretus Plantin de l'Université de Namur et à la Bibliothèque du Centre de Documentation et de Recherche Religieuses (Namur)
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Strategic autonomy is the latest fashionable concept, in Paris and Brussels alike. It appears no fewer than 24 times in the most recent French strategic review and there is not a single European strategic document, however insignifi cant, that makes no mention of it. Read More

Beyond political posturing, strategic autonomy has entered the legal fi eld, as it is now set out as one of the objectives assigned to the European Defence Industrial Development Programme. It will, therefore, be one of the criteria used to assess defence R&D projects in contention for European funding.
But what is strategic autonomy?
For the fi rst time, this report carefully retraces the brief history of this fl edgling concept born at the end of the 20th century and permanent crossover between French defence planners and the European leaders.
Beyond overviews focusing on the politics and the doctrine, the author has attempted to off er a working defi nition of the concept, in the sense of one that has been craft ed by lawyers. It emerges that strategic autonomy is above all a legal standard, such as the concept of due diligence, and that it makes sense
only if looked at from a contingent and relative viewpoint. In other words, tell me which war you want to fi ght and I will tell you what autonomy you will need.
Finally, the author lays emphasis on the "political" component of strategic autonomy. This “political capability”, which is obvious and therefore need not be taken into account at national level, is, on the contrary, the fi rst item of equipment that anybody hoping to join the quest for the holy Grail of European defence will need.
Frédéric Mauro

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Presses universitaires de Namur
Title Part
Publications de la BUMP n°17
Renaud Adam,
Publications de la Bibliothèque universitaire Moretus Plantin
BISAC Subject Heading
ART000000 ART
Onix Audience Codes
06 Professional and scholarly
CLIL (Version 2013-2019)
Title First Published
09 August 2018
Subject Scheme Identifier Code
: Art et histoire
: Art

Board Book

Publication Date
03 December 2018
Absolute page count : 96
23.5 x 25.5 x 1.5 cm
635 grams
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1. Avant-propos

2. Introduction

    La naissance de l'imprimerie

    Incunabula Namurcensia

         Histoire du fonds

             La Bibliothèque Universitaire Moretus Plantin

             La Bibliothèque du Centre de Documentation et de Recherche Religieuses (Namur)

        Présentation du fonds

3. Incunables de la BUMP et du CDRR

Index et table de concordances