By Trygve Ugland
Jean Monnet (1888-1979) is frequently seen because the leader architect of the eu Coal and metal group, which through the years developed into trendy ecu Union. Monnet spent his early years operating as an agent for his father, a cognac manufacturer. It used to be this event that took him to Scandinavia, England, the U.S., and most significantly Canada, the place he was once uncovered to the country's targeted type of federalism.
Drawing on a wide selection of empirical resources, together with unpublished files, correspondence, and unique ancient information extracted from records either in Canada and Europe, Trygve Ugland's Jean Monnet and Canada argues that the broad time period Monnet spent in Canada among 1907 and 1914 had a formative impact at the achievements of his later years, fairly at the institutional 'construction of Europe.'
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Jean Monnet and Canada: Early Travels and the Idea of European Unity (European Union Studies) by Trygve Ugland