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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Jean Monnet’s Memoirs

I just realized that this book has sat on my shelves for almost 30 years since I read it as a young man trying to gain a better understanding of memoirrs one men’s vision, commitment and courage of his convictions could really change the reality of hundreds of millions of his fellow European citizens.

Recipients of the Charlemagne Prize. The Memoirs, along with Tony Judt’s “Postwar” should be required mojnet for anyone seeking to understand how Europe got from a burned out Berlin to the global leader it is today.

Father of Europe – Sturm College of Law”. In Novemberthe Chinese Minister of Finance invited Jean Monnet to act as chairman of an East-West non-political committee in China for the development of the Chinese economy where he lived until Learn More jfan these related Britannica articles: Thank You for Your Contribution!

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Richard Mayne ejan a journalist, broadcaster and writer who joined the High Authority of the European Coal and Steel Community in and became adviser to Jean Monnet.

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The area returned to German political administration in economic reunification would take many years longerbut France retained the right to mine from its coal mines until Frank-adrien Papon rated it liked it Apr 07, Books by Jean Monnet. Jean Monnet on your Kindle in under a minute.

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Monnet has worked with or for virtually every major Western political figure since World War I, from Wilson to DeGaulle and Churchill to Brandt, and traveled between countries as readily as others travel by subway. Want to Read saving…. Peter Barth rated it liked it Aug 25, What is so important about Monnet’s memoirs is its raw connection to the devastation that was post WW II Europe memlirs his passionate commitment to make sure another conflict did not arise.

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Today, this first attempt at trans-national citizenship is limping along toward the European Parliament, as doubtful of success as ever.

In Mejoirsto commemorate the 60th anniversary of the signing of the Treaty of Paris, a new documentary, “Jean Monnet: The patriarchal chancellor of the new…. There’s a problem monneg this menu right now.

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Customers nean viewed this item also viewed. After the Franco-German armistice he left for Washington, D. Father of Europe” was produced. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Amazon Drive Cloud storage from Amazon. Please provide an email address. Following World War II, France was in severe need of reconstruction and completely dependent on coal from Germany’s main remaining coal-mining areas, the Ruhr and the Saar.

InMonnet proposed the Monnet Plan, also known as the “Theory of l’Engrenage” not to be confused with the Schuman plan. The idea for the Moscow marriage came from Dr. Curiously, his pragmatism and astute sense for international economics lack a political dimension–the great struggles of left and right that have marked Europe’s history are seen by Monnet as misunderstandings or simply as impediments to unity.