Barcelona, capital of the Mediterranean. Local democracy and the fight for peace

Barcelona, capital del Mediterrani, studies Barcelona's international action in the Mediterranean region during Pasqual Maragall's term as mayor and places it within the regional historical and political context.

The book analyzes the main milestones achieved from three fundamental areas: city networks, local diplomacy in major armed conflicts, and Mediterranean policy in the field of European construction, which have made Barcelona a Mediterranean capital. The research traces how Pasqual Maragall's ideas about the international action of cities in the Mediterranean are reflected, as this is also one of the fundamental issues of his political thought, as well as the legacies and lessons he has left us to think about. relationship between Barcelona and the current Mediterranean.