The New Peace Movement; A Series Of Addresses Delivered In 1908-1909: a Series of Addresses…

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byWilliam Isaac Hull

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1909. Excerpt: ... into a positive philosophy, and apply it in such a thoroughgoing manner that he made of Prussia an armed camp. The other continental countries of Europe followed as closely as possible in the path marked out by him, and to-day we have the spectacle of Europe bristling with bayonets and filled with the din of warlike preparations and maneuvers, all in the great name of Peace. Across the English Channel this barracks philosophy of peace has been translated into a big navy philosophy of peace, and it has become a cardinal doctrine of British statesmanship that Britain's navy must be equal in fighting strength to the navies of any other two powers. Across the Atlantic the big navy philosophy of peace has been adopted by Mr. Eoosevelt and his school, and Britain's "twopower policy" has been translated here into a "two-ocean policy"; that is, the maintenance of fleets on both the Atlantic and Pacific oceans able to cope with any fleet which may be sent against them. In support of this new gospel of peace, missionaries from North Carolina and elsewhere are sowing the seed which has been grown in the editorial gardens of The Outlook and in Mr. Roosevelt's fields of statesmanship. The ablest exposition of this gospel with which we are familiar is President Boosevelt's address at the Naval War College in Newport this summer. This address was not intended, as Mr. Roosevelt said, for the naval officers in his audience, but was intended as a message to the great body of American citizens. And yet about three of its paragraphs were devoted to assertions of the desirability of peace; while about three columns were devoted to an exhortation of preparedness for war. Thus it very forcibly reminded students of history of that jingle, quoted so often in Seventeenth Century E...

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1909. Excerpt: ... into a positive philosophy, and apply it in such a thoroughgoing manner that he made of Prussia an armed camp. The other conti...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:26 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.05 inPublished:February 3, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217359388

ISBN - 13:9780217359382

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