MAXIMENKO-ColloqII

MAXIMENKO-ColloqII - Bennett 1 Tate Bennett Dr Maximenko...

Info iconThis preview shows pages 1–2. Sign up to view the full content.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
Bennett 1 Tate Bennett Dr. Maximenko GOV 340 13 February 2008 Colloquium II Part two, entitled Boom, of Hitchcock’s The Struggle for Europe begins with a brief summary of postwar European economic expansion. This analysis takes heavily into account the Marshall Plan of 1948-1951 and its impact on such a recovery. Hitchcock suggests that it is all too often that the swift economic rebound of Europe is heavily attributed to the Marshall Plan in itself. Hitchcock claims that the contributions of the Marshall aid to Europe’s industrial recovery were small and that a significant recovery was already under way before Marshall aid arrived in Europe. He concludes that Marshall aid did, however, allowed Europe to continue down the path of economic growth and investment and put into place a welfare state at the same time. In essence, Hitchcock is refuting the theory that the United States “saved” Europe while, at the same time,
Background image of page 1

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full DocumentRight Arrow Icon
Image of page 2
This is the end of the preview. Sign up to access the rest of the document.

Page1 / 2

MAXIMENKO-ColloqII - Bennett 1 Tate Bennett Dr Maximenko...

This preview shows document pages 1 - 2. Sign up to view the full document.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
Ask a homework question - tutors are online