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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The patriarchal chancellor of the new…. Through the consolidation of basic production and the institution of a new High Authority, whose decisions will bind France, Germany and the other countries that join, this proposal represents the first concrete step towards a European federation, uean for the preservation of peace. Wikiquote has quotations related to: July Learn how and when to remove this template message.

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Try the Kindle edition and experience these great reading features: For other people named Jean Monnet, see Jean Monnet disambiguation. English Choose a language for shopping. Very different from we are being told by politicians and media.

What is so important about Monnet’s memoirs is its raw connection to the devastation that was post WW II Europe and his passionate commitment to make sure another conflict did not arise. Views Read Edit View history. The Schuman Plan of May called monnnet a merger of the western European coal and steel industries to hasten recovery, forestall competition, and make future wars between France and Germany impossible.

We welcome suggested improvements to any of our articles. 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.

Sincea multimedia conference room has welcomed bigger groups of visitors. If you are a seller for this product, would you like to suggest updates through seller support? The scheme mmeoirs officially rejected by the Allies in April When, inthe European Council declared Jean Monnet “”Honorary Citizen of Europe,”” it was the symbolic denouement of a career that had reached its climax with the creation of the European Economic Community. Customers who viewed this item also viewed.


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Explore the Home Gift Guide. Several prizes also seek to honour Jean Monnet’s life and achievements. A must read for any European citizen, the true vision of one of the European Union founding fathers. In Monnet and Silvia had another daughter, Marianne. Montse Baras rated it it was amazing Aug 20, Father of Europe – Sturm College of Law”.

Monnet helped consolidate Allied shipping in World War I, was a member of the Secretariat of the League of Nations, made, lost, and made fortunes as an international investment monnst between the wars, and coordinated Allied weapons production before the outbreak of World War II.

David F rated it it was amazing Jan 04, On their own, however, these memoirs chronicle a remarkable career.

This page was last monnft on 17 Decemberat Vertin, ‘Wall Street People: France portal European Union portal Biography portal. Amazon Inspire Digital Educational Resources. About the Author Though never elected to public office, French diplomat 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 Coal and Steel Communityis now widely regarded as the chief architect of European unity.

But Monnet’s memiors achievement is memolrs contribution to European economic unity, first with the Schuman Plan to share the Saar’s resources, memoiirs later the EEC itself. Richard Mayne was a journalist, broadcaster and writer who joined the High Authority of the European Coal and Steel Community in and became adviser to Jean Monnet. Chasing item after crucial item, he learned and became fascinated with the workings of a true free market economy.


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Silvia de Bondini m. 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.

When Germany agreed to join the European Coal and Steel Community according to the Schuman Plan inthe ongoing dismantling of German industry was halted and some of the restrictions on German industrial output were lifted.

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