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Common sense about the common market: Germany and Britain in post-war Europe.

Strauss, E.

Common sense about the common market: Germany and Britain in post-war Europe.

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Published by Allen & Unwin .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Europe
    • Subjects:
    • Europe -- Economic integration.

    • Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHF1531 .S7
      The Physical Object
      Pagination168 p.
      Number of Pages168
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6242761M
      LC Control Number58002142
      OCLC/WorldCa239456

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were established per order of The Party, not only by economic wisdom, or common sense. Also, statements about Serbia are very much as if the author gave this chapter to one of his students to write, and /5(). POSTWAR. A History of Europe Since By Tony Judt. Illustrated. The Penguin Press.

$ AN old Soviet-era joke, retold by Tony Judt on the next-to-last page of his enormous book Author: Anthony Gottlieb. Open Library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published. Author of Bernard Shaw: art and socialism, Irish nationalism and British democracy, The ruling servants, Common sense about the common market: Germany and Britain in post-war Europe, Common sense about the common market, Sir William.

Finalist for the Pulitzer Prize Winner of the Council on Foreign Relations Arthur Ross Book Award One of the New York Times' Ten Best Books of the Year Almost a decade in the making, this much-anticipated grand history of postwar Europe from one of the world's most esteemed historians and intellectuals is a singular by: All these issues represent common sense - hence they are not contentious - but they actually offer no new insight.

There is no doubt that with better decisions and choices, the Third Reich might have done better in the war but in most cases, /5(11). Common Sense, Jan, Introduction Perhaps the sentiments contained in the following pages, are not yet sufficiently fashionable to procure them general favor; a long habit of not thinking a thing wrong, gives it a superficial appearance of being right, and raises at first a formidable outcry in defence of custom.

Despite the title "A History of Europe since ," the late Tony Judt's book covers more than Europe and more than post In the avalanche of historical facts, Judt identifies a pattern of growing intolerance in the postwar world, and he's Common sense about the common market: Germany and Britain in post-war Europe.

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Interwar Britain (–) was a period of peace and relative economic stagnation. In politics the Liberal Party collapsed and the Labour Party became the main challenger to the dominant Conservative Party throughout the period. The Great Depression impacted Britain less severely economically and politically than other major nations, although there were severe pockets of Followed by: Second World War.

The Common Market, as Britain referred to it, would foresee the dismantling of tariffs, creation of a customs union, a single market for goods, labour, services, and capital, common agriculture. “Britain’s entry into the Common Market at midnight last night was welcomed in Market capitals as the first step to a political union embracing the greater part of western Europe.”.

The book argues it is no coincidence that the EU is so close to Hitler’s plan for post-war Europe. According to the authors: “InHitler’s Masterplan was captured by the Allies.

The Plan included details of his scheme to create an economic integration of Europe and to found a European Union on a federal basis. ‘Beautifully written, and provides a thoroughly reliable and stimulating account of one of the most important events in Britain's post-war history.' Vernon Bogdanor Source: Times Higher Education 'There is not only much to learn from Saunders's book about a fascinating historical episode: it also illuminates the issues we face today.'Cited by: 2.

The Greatest British Politics Books Parliament at sunrise by Mike Gimelfarb The Greatest British Politics Books contains a mixture of books on Britain and by Brits from the past and present. Related lists: The Best British History Books; The Top Political Science Books.

The social history of the United Kingdom from began with the aftermath of the Second World United Kingdom was one of the victors, but victory was costly in social and economic terms.

Thus, the lates was a time of austerity and economic restraint, which gave way to prosperity in the s. The Labour Party, led by wartime Deputy Prime Minister Clement Monarch(s): George VI, Elizabeth II. A History of Modern Britain presented by journalist and commentator Andrew Marr was a hugely successful five part BBC documentary series from that spawned this excellent book of the same name.

The documentary series covered events in and affecting Britain from the climax of the Second World War in thorough to the last days of Tony 4/5. The European Union and the wider Europe 47 Graham Avery From Common Market to Single Market:an unremarked success 54 Malcolm Harbour Lost in translation: Britain, Germany and the euro 61 Quentin Peel After Cameron's EU deal 69 Kirsty Hughes Re-imagining the European Union 75 Caroline Lucas Britain and European federalism 80 Brendan Donnelly.

Others are more subtle, pointing to the virtues of Germany’s fiscal probity, praising the country’s tough labour-market reforms and lamenting southern Europe’s lack of manufacturing clout.

The Aftermath of World War II was the beginning of a new era, defined by the decline of all European colonial empires and simultaneous rise of two superpowers: the Soviet Union (USSR) and the United States (USA).

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From the very beginning of the book, the reader gets a sense of the profound political and economic challenges Britain faced at the time: the balance of payments fell from a £1 billion surplus in to a £ billion deficit inthe stock exchange had at one point lost 73 per cent of its value, and inflation peaked at almost 25 per.

On 23 Junethe United Kingdom (UK) went to the polls to decide whether Britain should remain in, or leave, the European Union (EU). The success of the ‘leave’ vote, by a per cent majority, stunned not only the British public but also the major political parties, the polling organisations, and the media, not to mention most political scientists.

Germany, country of north-central Europe. Although Germany existed as a loose polity of Germanic-speaking peoples for millennia, a united German nation in roughly its present form dates only to Modern Germany is a liberal democracy that has become ever more integrated with and central to a united Europe.

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6, Issue. 2, p. Cited by:   In the novel, set inthe far right is on the rise in (West) Germany and Britain is trying hard to get into the European Economic Community (the Common Market). Today (), the far right is on the rise in Germany and Britain is negotiating to leave the European Union, the successor to the EEC.

Repairing Britain. The huge sense of relief at a more or less dignified exit, and much platitudinous rhetoric, disguised the fact that the. Thomas Paine, The Writings of Thomas Paine, Vol. I () [] Editor: Moncure Daniel Conway. Author: Thomas Paine. The Writings of Thomas Paine, 4 vols.

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Inthe British government’s decision to apply for membership of the European Economic Community (EEC), at the time also known as the ‘Common Market’, triggered a wide-ranging and highly emotive debate about the Cited by: 4.

The EU's evolution towards a 'market-state' undermines Europe's common culture based upon the Christian virtues on which vibrant democracies and market economies ultimately depend for trust and. The British political establishment, an ever sceptical monitor of post-war European developments – to this very day – stuck firmly with its Trans-Atlantic dialogue, loath to support the new social and economic dialogue growing in the heart of Europe.

This has also been the case with British trade unions, except for a significant period, running from a speech by the European Author: John Monks.

The contention that the relationship of Britain to European integration is peculiar summons common wisdom. Britain has time and time again been characterized as an ‘awkward’ (George, ) or ‘semi-detached’ (Bulmer, ) partner. However, despite its ‘awkwardness’, Britain has in fact signed and ratified the Maastricht Treaty.

2Author: Werner Bonefeld. Offering a ‘stake’ in the EU's internal market, the ENP invited states in the EU's eastern and southern peripheries to negotiate an advanced type of co‐operation. Significantly, access to the EU's internal market is conditional upon the respective country adopting EU rules and standards (e.g.

Commission, a: 5).Cited by: Editor's Note. The economic crisis in Europe has had many predicting the end of the Eurozone and an end to the grand dreams of European unity. This month historian Donald A. Hempson III charts how the European Union and the Eurozone evolved out of a twin set of goals after World War II: to prevent European nations from going to war again and to foster economic prosperity.

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2 See Ibid., ‘Chapter 1: Defining and explaining Euroscepticism’.; 3 If the ideas that lie behind Euroscepticism are far older, the use of the term itself cannot be traced back beyond the mids and is nowhere to be found in the post-war debate on Britain’s relations with the rest of Europe.

From the Treaty of Rome up to and including the referendum, the term ‘anti Cited by: 2. At the time NATO comprised 12 nations whilst Europe’s union was only 6. After the initial successes of the s and s the ‘European Project’ took off and even Britain, who were initially ”of’ Europe but not ‘in’ Europe” (Churchill ) applied for membership in and (only to be vetoed by Charles de Gaulle).

The. But as post-war reconstructions go, Hanover’s has been fairly successful, preserving the sense of calm, collected, quietly prosperous order that obtains in German towns.