From the European Coal & Steel Community to the Common Market - Professor Vernon Bogdanor

From the European Coal & Steel Community to the Common Market - Professor Vernon Bogdanor

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This lecture analyses early moves towards European unity in the early 1950s - the European Coal and Steel Community and the abortive proposal for a European Defence Community, a European Army. Britain was sceptical towards these initiatives. The lecture will then analyse the structural basis of the EEC and why it was that Britain was not one of the signatories in 1957 of the Treaty of Rome establishing the European Communities.

The transcript and downloadable versions of the lecture are available from the Gresham College website: http://www.gresham.ac.uk/lectures-and-events/from-the-european-coal-and-steel-community-to-the-common-market

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