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Author Gisborne, F. A. W. (Frederick A. W.), author

Title Democracy on trial and other essays / by F.A.W. Gisborne
Published London : Longmans, Green, 1928
London : Longmans, Green and Co., 1928


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Description ix, 222 pages ; 23 cm
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
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
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SUBJECT Gisborne, F. A. W. (Frederick A. W.)
Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 -- Authorship -- Baconian theory.
Subject Democracy.
Literature -- Public opinion.
Political science -- Public opinion.
Political science.
Representative government and representation.
War -- Public opinion.
White Australia policy.
World politics.
SUBJECT Australia -- Politics and government -- Public opinion.
Genre/Form Essays.
LC no. 28029724