By Helen Parr
Harold Wilson’s obvious volte-face on eu group club within the autumn of 1966 has lengthy questioned commentators and Wilson’s colleagues alike. in response to interviews, inner most papers and lately published facts from the nationwide documents, this ebook offers a clean interpretation of Wilson’s coverage in the direction of the ecu Community.
Studying the advance of Britain’s coverage among 1964 while Harold Wilson took place of work, and 1967 while the French President basic de Gaulle vetoed Britain’s club software for a moment time, this ebook examines the reason behind the British approach, explaining why Wilson introduced an initiative for club whilst the French appeared guaranteed to impede. additionally discussing Wilson’s dealing with of the cupboard, and laying off mild on Britain’s international relations in the direction of the Six, this paintings areas British coverage in the direction of Europe in the context of its overseas coverage transition from a world to a local position.
Examining a major occasion in Anglo-European family members, this can be crucial studying for college students of post-war British historical past, and for these drawn to Britain’s ancient dating with Europe.
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Britain's Policy Towards the European Community: Harold Wilson and Britain's World Role, 1964-1967 (British Politics and Society) by Helen Parr