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Published: 01 June 2018

304 Pages

6 x 9 inches

ISBN: 9781786940483

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Harold Wilson, Denmark and the Making of Labour European Policy, 1958-72

Matthew Broad

Liverpool University Press

Studies in Labour History LUP

  • The first in-depth examination of Labour and SD European policy from the late 1950s to the first enlargement of the European Union (EU) in 1973
  • Offers an exciting new perspective on party attitudes in the early years of the EU
  • Uses material from 12 archives in four countries to show the reciprocal influence of informal contact between the two groups on their respective European policies
  • Demonstrates the importance of the Anglo-Scandinavian nexus in the broader narrative of British foreign policy in this period
  • Makes a strong methodological contribution by bringing the nation state back in to the transnational study of European integration

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