1928, English, Book edition: Democracy on trial and other essays / by F.A.W. Gisborne. Gisborne, F. A. W. (Frederick A. W.), (author.)

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Physical Description
  • ix, 222 pages ; 23 cm.
Published
  • London : Longmans, Green and Co., 1928.
Language
  • English

Edition details

Title
  • Democracy on trial and other essays /‚Äč by F.A.W. Gisborne.
Author
  • Gisborne, F. A. W. (Frederick A. W.), (author.)
Published
  • London : Longmans, Green and Co., 1928.
Content Types
  • text
Carrier Types
  • volume
Physical Description
  • ix, 222 pages ; 23 cm.
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Summary
  • The author, in a series of essays, expresses his candid opinion on a variety of political and literarcy questions, including the "White Australia" policy in Australia ; the problem of Imperial Federation ; the weaknesses of the democratic system of government ; the question of the authorship of the Shakespearian plays ; the work of the League of Nations and the limitations of its influence ; the vital problem of national disarmament and the prevention of war.
Contents
  • Democracy on trial
  • The objects of the League of Nations
  • The problem of imperial federation
  • The dominions and the House of Lords
  • Is a white Australia possible?
  • The awakening of the oriental nations
  • Tsu-shima and its lessons
  • The prevention of war
  • History
  • Bacon or Shakespeare
  • Trial by jury and the ethics of criminal advocacy
  • The right to die.
Notes
  • Also issued online.
Language
  • English
Dewey Number
  • 320
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