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Author Wells, Sherrill Brown.
Title Jean Monnet : Unconventional Statesman.
Imprint Boulder, CO : Lynne Rienner Publishers, 2011.

Subject Monnet, Jean, 1888-1979.
European federation -- History.
Statesmen -- Europe -- Biography.
Economists -- Europe -- Biography.
Description 1 online resource (293 pages)
Contents Book Title; Table of Contents; List of Photographs; Preface; Introduction; 1-Cognac Roots and Formative Experiences, 1888-1938; Young Man in London; Travels as a Cognac Salesman; Contributions to World War I; Participation in the Paris Peace Conference; Contributions to the League of Nations; Rescuing J.G. Monnet and Co.; Investment Banking Experience; Loss of Risky Investment; Challenges in China; His Marriage, the Important Transaction; Monnet's New Venture in Private Financial Consulting; Notes; 2-Early Wartime Contributions, 1938-1943; Advocating for Anglo-French Cooperation.
Concocting the Anglo-French Union ProposalWorking with the British Purchasing Commission in Washington; Making New Contacts; Notes; 3-Washington Assignments, 1943-1945; Meeting the Challenges of Algiers; Carefully Orchestrating the Negotiations; Creating the French Committee for National Liberation; Pondering Postwar Policy; Back to Washington; Notes; 4-The Monnet Plan, 1945-1950; Planning for Modernization; Setting Ambitious Goals; Seeking a US Loan; Finalizing the Monnet Plan; Implementing the Plan; Facing the Obstacles; Assistance from the Marshall Aid Program.
Forming an Influential TriumvirateAchievements and Shortcomings of the Plan; Notes; 5-Creation of the Coal and Steel Community, 1950-1952; Monnet's Conceptual Breakthrough; Adenauer's Positive Response; US Support for Schuman Plan; Monnet's Visit to Adenauer; Beginning the Negotiations; US Pressure to Rearm Germany; Proposing a European Army; Negotiations for the New Economic Community; US Assistance with Negotiations; Dealing with German Resistance; Vital US Support for Pleven Plan; Adenauer's Reluctant Acceptance of the Pleven Plan; Ratification of the ECSC Treaty; Notes.
6-Losing the Battle for a European Defense Community, 1952-1954Launching the New Community; US Support of the New Community; Setting a Brusque Tone; ECSC's Challenges and Limited Accomplishments; Critical Summer of 1954; Failures and Successes of ECSC; Notes; 7-Regaining Momentum, 1954-1958; Expansion of British and US Commitments to Germany; Exploring New Initiatives; Relaunching of European Integration; Creating the Action Committee for the United States of Europe; France's Nuclear Weapons Policy Jeopardizing Euratom; Strong US Support for Euratom; Completing the Treaties.
Working to Achieve a "Financial Common Market"Notes; 8-Promoting Closer Integration, 1958-1979; Support by the Ford Foundation; Eisenhower's Unfailing Support for Euratom; Euratom's Doom by French Government; The Inspirer and the General; Loss of a Close American Friend; Efforts to Create a New Atlantic Partnership; Monnet and the Kennedy Administration; Challenges from the Gaullists; Keeping Alive the Idea of Monetary Union; Dissolving the Action Committee; Notes; 9-Jean Monnet: A Critical Assessment; Notes; Bibliography; Index.
Note Print version record.
ISBN 9781626372382 (electronic bk.)
1626372381 (electronic bk.)
OCLC # 960161404
Additional Format Print version: Wells, Sherrill Brown. Jean Monnet : Unconventional Statesman. Boulder, CO : Lynne Rienner Publishers, ©2011 9781588267870