Jean Monnet and Canada: Early Travels and the Idea of by Trygve Ugland

By Trygve Ugland

Jean Monnet (1888-1979) is usually seen because the leader architect of the eu Coal and metal neighborhood, which through the years developed into ultra-modern eu Union. Monnet spent his early years operating as an agent for his father, a cognac manufacturer. It used to be this adventure that took him to Scandinavia, England, the U.S., and most significantly Canada, the place he was once uncovered to the country's distinct type of federalism.

Drawing on a large choice of empirical resources, together with unpublished files, correspondence, and unique old facts extracted from records either in Canada and Europe, Trygve Ugland's Jean Monnet and Canada argues that the vast time period Monnet spent in Canada among 1907 and 1914 had a formative effect at the achievements of his later years, quite at the institutional 'construction of Europe.'

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