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Great Britain for democracy

a speech delivered at Chicago, September 25th, 1918, at the convention of the American Bankers" Ass"n.

by George Graham Woodwark

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Published by The Press of Civil Service Printing Co. in [New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Great Britain.
    • Subjects:
    • World War, 1914-1918 -- Great Britain

    • Edition Notes

      Cover title.

      Statementby Lt. Col. G.G. Woodwark of the British Army.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDS17 .W8
      The Physical Object
      Pagination16 p.
      Number of Pages16
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL241696M
      LC Control Numberca 18001743
      OCLC/WorldCa1236704

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      In this impressive study, Duncan Bell resituates the arguments about a union of English-speaking peoples as an integral part of an anxious post debate about the condition of Britain in what contemporaries saw as a newly globalized world. Greater Britain was put forward as one solution to mass democracy . Democratic Republic - The more common form of democracy in which the people rule indirectly through elected representatives. Parliament - an official council, usually concerned with government affairs; the national legislative body of Great Britain.


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