Coal, Steel, and the Rebirth of Europe, 1945-1955
The Germans and French from Ruhr Conflict to Economic Community
By (author) John Gillingham
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Coal, Steel, and the Rebirth of Europe, 1945-1955 by John Gillingham
Book DescriptionThis is the first large-scale historical investigation of the critical first stage of European integration, the creation of the European Coal and Steel Community (ECSC). John Gillingham discusses the thirty year Franco-German struggle for heavy industry mastery in Western Europe, describes the dreams and schemes of Jean Monnet, who designed the heavy industry pool, reveals the American vision that inspired his work, and discloses how his transatlantic partners used their great authority to assure its completion. Gillingham also lays bare the operating mechanisms of the coal-steel pool, showing that contrary to the hopes of Monnet and his supporters, the ECSC restored rather than reformed the European economy, leaving as a legacy not a detrustified industry, but one still dominated by the giant producers of the Ruhr.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780521400596
(204mm x 159mm x 27mm)
Imprint: Cambridge University Press
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publish Date: 26-Apr-1991
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
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