US and European Integration Prior to 1968: An Overview

  • Joseph M. Siracusa
  • Hang Thi Thuy Nguyen


Siracusa and Nguyen provide a critical review of US policy on Western Europe from 1945 to 1968. Employing archival research as the main research methodology, they have analysed the official documents from both the EU and US archives to explore the US views and attitudes towards European economic and political integration from 1945 to 1968, before President Nixon took possession of the White House. This historical excursion will demonstrate why and how the US administrations prior to 1968 had supported Western European integration.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Joseph M. Siracusa
    • 1
  • Hang Thi Thuy Nguyen
    • 2
  1. 1.Royal Melbourne Institute of TechnologyMelbourneAustralia
  2. 2.Diplomatic Academy of VietnamHanoiVietnam

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