Jean Monnet MEMOIRS Introduction by George W. Ball Translated from the French by Richard Mayne DOUBLEDAY & COMPANY, INC. Garden City, New York i. Memoirs has 38 ratings and 4 reviews. Vafa said: A must read for any European citizen, the true vision of one of the European Union founding fathers. Ver. Sep 1, When, in , the European Council declared Jean Monnet “”Honorary Citizen of Europe,”” it was the symbolic denouement of a career that.
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Though never elected to public office, French monbet and political economist Jean Monnet played a hugely influential role behind the scenes of European and American governments and, as founder of the Action Committee for the United States of Europe and the first leader of a European executive body the High Authority of the European Monnet and Steel Communityis now widely regarded as the chief architect of European unity.
His crucial influence on the development of the EU is commemorated today in the Jean Monnet Programme of the EU’s Directorate-General for Education and Culture, which promotes knowledge of European integration across the world.
Richard Mayne was a journalist, broadcaster monneh writer who joined the High Authority of the European Coal and Steel Community in and became adviser to Jean Monnet.
He was later the chief representative of the European Commission. Would you like to tell us about a lower price? If you are a seller for this memoira, would you like to suggest updates through seller support?
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Jean Monnet’s memoirs cover a breath-taking sweep of time which witnessed some of history’s greatest upheavals – through two World Wars and formidable economic hardship to slow, painstaking recovery and the founding of a new and necessary political unity among states which had been enemies for centuries.
Monnet was at the vanguard of those European thinkers who identified Franco-German cooperation as the foundation of a peaceful and prosperous Europe, and his writings provide a compelling account of the birth pangs of the new Europe from within. Read more Read less. Discover Prime Book Box for Kids. Customers who viewed this item also viewed.
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There was a problem filtering reviews right now. Please try again later. Kindle Edition Verified Purchase. I haven’t read the whole book, but it has great insightful information to pre and post world wars. It has interesting accounts to memoire and thoughts of allied leaders and how the formation of the ECSC and EU came to be as well.
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