Hugh Wilford: The Overrated Marshall Plan, 30 April 2009
Show More The Most Noble Adventure: The Marshall Plan and the Reconstruction of Postwar Europe by Greg Behrman.
Aurum, 448 pp., £25, February 2008, 978 1 84513 326 9Show More
Winning the Peace: The Marshall Plan and America’s Coming of Age as a Superpower by Nicolaus Mills.
Wiley, 290 pp., £15.99, August 2008, 978 0 470 09755 7Show More
“... integration, and hard though they tried, neither the ERP nor the CIA was able to change that fact. Nicolaus Mills’s claims for the plan’s impact in Winning the Peace are more modest than Behrman’s: he explicitly rejects the ‘messianic notion’ that the ERP saved Europe, placing considerable emphasis on the programme’s multilateralism, and the ...”