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June 1940: Britain’s forgotten attempt to build a EuropeanUnion

Bosco, Andrea (2017) June 1940: Britain’s forgotten attempt to build a EuropeanUnion. British Politics and Policy at LSE (20 Jan 2017). Blog Entry.

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Abstract

As the UK is heading for a hard Brexit, Andrea Bosco uncovers a largely forgotten attempt by Winston Churchill’s War Cabinet to build a federal union with France. The British proposal included a plan for joint organs of defence, for common foreign, financial, and economic policies, as well as for a common citizenship.

Item Type: Website (Blog Entry)
Official URL: http://blogs.lse.ac.uk/politicsandpolicy/
Additional Information: © 2017 The Author
Subjects: D History General and Old World > DA Great Britain
J Political Science > JZ International relations
Sets: Collections > British Politics and Policy at LSE
Date Deposited: 16 Feb 2017 11:51
Last Modified: 16 Feb 2017 11:51
URI: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/id/eprint/69483

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