The European Union Since 1945.
By: Blair, Alisdair.Material type: TextSeries: eBooks on Demand.Seminar Studies: Publisher: Hoboken : Taylor and Francis, 2014Edition: 2nd ed.Description: 1 online resource (232 p.).ISBN: 9781317861898.Subject(s): Europe -- Economic integration -- History | European federation -- History | European Union -- History | European Union countries -- Politics and governmentGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: The European Union Since 1945DDC classification: 341.242/2 | 341.2422 LOC classification: JN30 .B62 2014Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
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Cover; Half Title; Title Page; Copyright Page; Dedication; Table of Contents; Publisher's acknowledgements; Author's acknowledgements; Maps; Preface to the second edition; Abbreviations; Chronology; Who's who; Glossary; PART ONE BACKGROUND; 1 THE CONTEXT OF EUROPEAN INTEGRATION; PART TWO ANALYSIS; 2 THE ROAD TO ROME: 1945-57; The Emergence of European Unity; The Hague Congress; The Coal and Steel Community; The Failure of the European Defence Community; The Treaties of Rome; 3 CONSTRUCTING THE COMMUNITY: 1958-70; Institutional Design; Policies and Competencies; The Nationalist Backlash
The Spirit of The Hague4 THE ENLARGED COMMUNITY: 1970-84; The First Enlargement; Britain's Indecision; Eurosclerosis; Transatlantic Difficulties; Britain's Budgetary Question; 5 THE TRANSFORMATION OF EUROPE: 1985-93; Creating the Internal Market; The Single European Act; The Road to 1992; Europe's Changing Map; The Maastricht Treaty; 6 BUILDING A NEW EUROPE: 1994-2010; Enlarging the EU; Treaty of Amsterdam; Treaty of Nice; The Fifth Enlargement and Constitutional Reform; Lisbon and Beyond; PART THREE ASSESSMENT; 7 THE FUTURE OF EUROPEAN INTEGRATION; Boundaries of Europe; Nature of Membership
The Limit of European IntegrationPART FOUR DOCUMENTS; 1 The Briand Memorandum, 1 May 1930; 2 Winston Churchill's Speech at Westminster College, Fulton, Missouri, 5 March 1946; 3 Winston Churchill's Speech at Zurich University on the Subject of a United States of Europe, 19 September 1946; 4 The Marshall Plan. Speech by the US Secretary of State General George Marshall at Harvard University, 5 June 1947; 5 The Bevin Speech on Western Union, 22 January 1948; 6 The Brussels Treaty, 17 March 1948; 7 The North Atlantic Treaty, 4 April 1949; 8 The Statute of the Council of Europe, 5 May 1949
9 The Schuman Declaration, 9 May 195010 The Pléven Plan, 24 October 1950; 11 Treaty Establishing the European Coal and Steel Community, 18 April 1951; 12 The European Defence Community Treaty, 27 May 1952; 13 The Messina Declaration, 1-2 June 1955; 14 The Treaty of Rome Establishing the European Economic Community, 25 March 1957; 15 Britain's First Application for EEC Membership; 16 France's Rejection of British EEC Membership, 14 January 1963; 17 The Franco-German Treaty of Friendship, 22 January 1963; 18 The Merger Treaty, 8 April 1965; 19 The Luxembourg Compromise, 28-29 January 1966
20 Britain's Second Application for EEC Membership, 2 May 196721 The Hague Summit, 2 December 1969; 22 The Werner Report, October 1970; 23 The Davignon Report, 27 October 1970; 24 European Monetary Cooperation: the 'Snake'. Resolution of the Council of Ministers, 21 March 1972; 25 Establishing the European Council, 9-10 December 1974; 26 The Tindemans Report on European Union, 29 December 1975; 27 Establishment of the European Monetary System, 5 December 1978; 28 The EEC Court of Justice and the Free Movement of Goods, 20 February 1979; 29 British Budget Problem; 30 The Single European Act
31 Completing the Internal Market
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