Tariffs, Trade, and European integration, 1947-1957 : From study group to Common Market
Title: Tariffs, Trade, and European integration, 1947-1957 : From study group to Common Market
Author: ASBEEK BRUSSE, Wendy
Publisher: St. Martin's Press
Citation: New York, St. Martin's Press, 1997, Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt Institute series on diplomatic and economic history
Drawing from archival sources in six countries, Brusse (history and international relations, U. of Groningen) reconstructs the commercial policy origins of European integration. She finds that immediately after the war countries were looking for economic stability, welfare, and commercial disarmament to end the trade wars of the 1930s, and finding existing solutions inadequate, created new ones.
Table of Contents:
--Acknowledgments vi (1) --List of Abbreviations vii (2) --Archival References ix (2) --List of Tables xi (2) --List of Illustrations xiii --Introduction 1 (10) --Chapter 1 The Patterns and Politics of Protection in Historical Perspective 11 (28) --Chapter 2 The Foundations of the Postwar Trading System and the First Regional Plans for European Trade Cooperation 39 (40) --Chapter 3 The OEEC's Tariff Debate 79 (36) --Chapter 4 European Tariff Plans in GATT 115 (28) --Chapter 5 Tariffs and the Six: The Beyen Plan and the Common Market 143 (42) --Chapter 6 European Tariff Plans and National Tariff Policies: The Cases of Germany, Britain and the Netherlands 185 (26) --Conclusion 211 (10) --Appendix Comparing European Tariff Levels by Main SITC Section, 1951 221 (18) --Notes 239 (50) --Bibliography 289 (22) --Index 311
Initial version: http://hdl.handle.net/1814/5708
Version: Published version of EUI PhD thesis, 1991
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