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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This rather novel or even naive idea survived many obstacles and is generally accepted and applauded monnet a major factor in Europe’s recovery and economic success. After the Franco-German armistice he left for Washington, D.

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The Monnet family returned to France in and, after the death of Francisco Giannini inthe couple married canonically in the cathedral of Lourdes. The nature and role of Germany.


Customers who bought this item also bought. After the war he set out on a single minded mission to create the United States of Europe out of the chaos left jeann the war. ComiXology Thousands of Digital Comics. At the age of sixteen, he abandoned his university entrance examinations part way through and moved to the United Kingdomwhere he spent several years in London with Jeann. This article needs additional citations for verification.

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Inhe was one of the architects of the abortive plan to unite Britain and France into a single political entity aimed at keeping France in the war against Germany. This process reflected Monnet’s belief in a gradualist approach for constructing European unity. He returned to international politics and, as an international financier, proved to be instrumental to the economic recovery of several Central and Eastern European nations.

Unsourced material may be challenged and removed. The Uniting Of Ejan Presidents of the European Commission. Following this he became the first person alive to be pictured on a German stamp who was not also a German head of state. Chaplin, an agent of his father’s memoirx.

Nicolas rated it really liked it Aug 17, Monnet proposed to sidestep the dilemma…. Told in a very matt-of-fact manner, his persistence and uncompromising attention to even the slightest detail gives insight as to how he succeeded in planting the seeds of the modern European Community. Return to Book Page. Open Preview See a Problem?


His influence was so great that the Economist magazine has consistently advocated that the new European Community common currency be called the “Monnet. Martin rated it it was amazing Mar 20, Due to his contributions to the war effort, Monnet, at the age of thirty-one, was named Deputy Secretary General of the League of Nations mean French premier Georges Clemenceau and British statesman Arthur Balfourupon the League’s creation in Abraham Lincoln, 16th president of the Memoirz States —65who preserved the Union during the American….

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The Schuman Plan of May called for a merger of the western European coal and steel industries to hasten recovery, forestall competition, and make future wars between France and Germany impossible.

What is so important about Monnet’s memoirs is its raw connection to the devastation that was post WW II Europe and his memois commitment to make sure another conflict did not arise.

The scheme was officially rejected by the Allies in April Commission of the Economic Community — Please provide an email address. Books by Jean Monnet. The idea for the Moscow marriage came from Dr.