A European life:from war to peace


作者:memoirs by Michael Tracy




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Michael Tracy grew up in Scotland during the war of 1939-45. After gaining scholarships to Fettes College in Edinburgh, then to Cambridge University (studying Modern Languages, then Economics), he worked in international organisations and for ten years was a Director in the Council Secretariat of the European Union.

He also pursued an academic career, writing on agricultural policy and economics and lecturing in various European universities, including Wye College in England and the College of Europe in Bruges. In Moscow in 1991 he witnessed at close quarters the collapse of the Soviet Union, and subsequently was involved in a new institute in St. Petersburg. Subsequently he had advisory and teaching roles in the countries of Central/Eastern Europe during their transition to market economies and accession to the European Union.

  • Cover(p.navPoint-1)
  • Copyright Page(p.navPoint-2)
  • Other books by Michael Tracy:(p.navPoint-3)
  • Foreword(p.navPoint-4)
  • Preface(p.navPoint-5)
  • I. WARTIME Scotland(p.navPoint-6)
  • II. POST-WAR Edinburgh (public school) and Cambridge(p.navPoint-7)
  • III. “COLD WAR ” Geneva(p.navPoint-8)
  • IV. EUROPEAN INTEGRATION – FIRST STEPS London and Paris(p.navPoint-9)
  • V. THE EUROPEAN UNION Brussels – Council of Ministers(p.navPoint-10)
  • VI. ACADEMIA(p.navPoint-11)
  • VII. THE COLLAPSE OF COMMUNISM Moscow and St. Petersburg(p.navPoint-12)
  • VIII. EUROPE (MORE) UNITED Central/Eastern Europe(p.navPoint-13)
  • IX. WHITHER EUROPE ?(p.navPoint-14)
  • A two-speed Community?(p.navPoint-14)
  • The British problem(p.navPoint-14)
  • The new EU Member States(p.navPoint-14)
  • Further enlargement?(p.navPoint-14)
  • Immigration(p.navPoint-14)
  • Russia today(p.navPoint-14)
  • Annex I 1989 – the opening of the frontiers(p.navPoint-21)
  • Annex II 1989 – before and after(p.navPoint-22)
  • RUSSIA(p.navPoint-22)
  • ROMANIA(p.navPoint-22)
  • EAST GERMANY(p.navPoint-22)
  • also by Michael Tracy:(p.navPoint-26)
  • Notes(p.navPoint-27)