Everyone sees the same diamond… but no one sees exactly the same facets.
… the history of Europe is above all a history of a shared reality but perceived from different angles, lived in sometimes diametrically opposed conditions. While there are common trends, they are not reflected in the same way in different countries. If there are common characters, they do not have the same image from one side of a border to the other. The history of Europe is a bit like a multifaceted diamond. Everyone sees the same diamond… but no one sees exactly the same facets…
in “E-storiaDécouvrons l’histoire européenne en stéréo“, Franck Biancheri, 26/02/2004
et “100 évènements pour 100 millions de jeunes européens“, Franck Biancheri, 31/03/2006