Walking the Tightrope: Edward Heath's Vision of Europe and Anglo-American Relations

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dc.contributor.author ROSSBACH, Niklas Helmer
dc.date.accessioned 2007-09-27T07:23:05Z
dc.date.available 2007-09-27T07:23:05Z
dc.date.issued 2007
dc.identifier.citation Florence, European University Institute, 2007
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/1814/7082
dc.description Defence date: 19 September 2007
dc.description Examining board: Prof. Pascaline Winand, EUI (Supervisor) ; Doctor Piers Ludlow, the London School of Economics and Politics (External Supervisor) ; Prof. Arfon Rees, EUI ; Prof. Beatrice Heuser, Universität der Bundeswehr München/University of Reading
dc.description.abstract This is a study of the consequences for the Anglo-American special relationship of Heath’s attempt to place Britain at the centre of the EC. British accession to the EC is widely regarded as the chief accomplishment of the Heath Government, although the positive influence of membership are issues which are still debated. In contrast, contemporary Anglo-American relations, during the stewardship of Prime Minister Edward Heath and President Richard Nixon, are described as either inconsequential or as bewildering. The conventional interpretation of the Nixon-Heath years is that Heath pursued a European objective for Britain and that he was indifferent with regard to the special relationship. en
dc.language.iso en en
dc.relation.ispartofseries EUI PhD theses en
dc.relation.ispartofseries Department of History and Civilization en
dc.subject.lcsh Heath, Edward
dc.subject.lcsh Great Britain -- Politics and government -- 1964-1979
dc.subject.lcsh United States -- Foreign relations -- Great Britain
dc.subject.lcsh Great Britain -- Foreign relations -- United States
dc.title Walking the Tightrope: Edward Heath's Vision of Europe and Anglo-American Relations en
dc.type Thesis en
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