The Peace Problem; The Task Of The Twentieth Century

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byFrederick Henry Lynch

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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. 1911. Excerpt: ... THE UNITED WORLD AGAINST THE COMMON FOES "AHESE two things to which we have referred as indications of rapidly JL growing world unity, Hague conferences and arbitration treaties, are official. They are the direct acts of nations and are participated in by governments. The delegates represent their governments somewhat as an ambassador represents his nation abroad. And while the nation has, afterwards, to ratify what its delegate votes for at The Hague Conference, yet the delegate, as he speaks, is his country speaking before the world. But there is another kind of international gathering becoming bewilderingly frequent, entirely unofficial in its nature, which is nevertheless almost as indicative of coming international oneness and world federation as are the official gatherings. We refer to the great international and pan-congresses meeting almost weekly during the summer months in various cities of the world. These congresses are peculiarly symptomatic of this century. To be sure they were held in the last century, but they have become one of the most promising features of this century. This century opens with practically every society and organization international, and holding stated world congresses. One has only to think of the great religious institutions to see how true this is. All the denominations of churches, the Young Men's Christian Association, the Christian Endeavour Society, the Missionary Societies hold international congresses. But it is true of all other organizations to-day, of all the scientific societies, the commercial organizations, the trades unions, the socialists, the political and legal associations, the literary and philological movements, the great fraternities, such as the Masons. Indeed any organization to gain general re...

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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. 1911. Excerpt: ... THE UNITED WORLD AGAINST THE COMMON FOES "AHESE two things to which we have referred as indications of rapidly JL growing wor...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:24 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.05 inPublished:February 2, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217099750

ISBN - 13:9780217099752

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