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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In Monnet organized the Action Committee for the United States of Europe and served as its president from to By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Please try again later. 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 The European states must constitute themselves into a federation Soon after his arrival in Washington, D.

Chasing item after crucial item, he learned and became fascinated with the workings of a true free market economy. Be the first to discover new talent! Oct 31, Charles Gonzalez rated it really liked it. Brendan rated it it was amazing Jan 05, Leon Del canto rated it really liked it Dec 25, The first step was to be limited, but the ultimate objective was the creation of…. Return to Book Page. The custody of Anna was a problem; in Silvia took refuge with Anna in the Soviet consulate in Shanghaiwhere they were living at the time, because Francisco Giannini was trying to obtain custody of the child.

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Advanced embedding details, examples, and help! Archived from the original PDF on 18 October Jean Monnetborn Nov. 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.

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. In Monnet and Silvia had another daughter, Marianne. Very different from we are being told by politicians and media. Following this he became the first person alive to be pictured on a German stamp who was not also a German head of state.

There are no discussion topics on this book yet. There will be no peace in Europe, if the states are reconstituted on the basis of national sovereignty About the Author Though monjet elected to public office, French diplomat and political economist Jean Monnet played a hugely influential mwmoirs 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 Jran unity.

Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Amazon Second Chance Pass it on, trade it in, give it a second monnet. His lack of national sensitivity helped to place him above the “”petty”” concerns of domestic politics, but also blinded him to that dimension of political experience.

The legal battle was decided in favour of Silvia in in New York, but the ruling wasn’t recognized by some other countries.


Jean Monnet’s Memoirs

Commission of the Economic Community — Don’t have a Kindle? Thanks for telling us about the problem. Subsequently, he travelled widely — to ScandinaviaRussiaEgyptCanadaand the United States — for the family business.

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When, inthe Memojrs 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.

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Nicolas rated it really liked it Aug 17, Please note that our editors may make some formatting changes or correct spelling or grammatical errors, and may also contact you if any clarifications are needed. Soon disillusioned with the League because of its laborious and unanimous decision-making processes, Monnet resigned in and devoted himself to managing the family business, which was experiencing difficulties.

Showing of 1 reviews. Commission of the Atomic Energy Community — In AprilSilvia gave birth to a daughter, Anna, whose legal father was Giannini.

The Ruhr Agreement was imposed on the Germans as a condition for permitting them to establish the Federal Republic of Germany. I just realized that this book has meemoirs on my shelves mmoirs almost 30 years since I read it as a young man trying to gain a better understanding of how one men’s vision, commitment and courage of his convictions could really change the reality of hundreds of millions of his fellow European citizens.

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