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 Editors of Encyclopaedia Britannica. Retrieved 3 May By memoisr this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Views Read Edit View history. From his memoirs, it is clear that he never developed a sense of nationality, a rarity for a Frenchman–there was Cognac and then the world, with Paris a mere stopover.

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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. Shopbop Designer Fashion Brands. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.

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It included taking control memoids the remaining German coal-producing areas and redirecting the production away from the German industry and into the French, thus permanently weakening Germany and raising the French economy considerably above its pre-war levels.


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