Essays in Liberalism Being the Lectures and Papers Which Were Delivered at the Liberal Summer School at Oxford, 1922
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Essays in Liberalism Being the Lectures and Papers Which Were Delivered at the Liberal Summer School at Oxford, 1922

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  • ESSAYS IN LIBERALISM
  • PREFACE
  • CONTENTS
  • THE LEAGUE OF NATIONS AND THE REHABILITATION OF EUROPE
    • K.C., M.P., Assistant Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs, 1918. Minister of Blockade, 1916-1918. Representative of Union of South Africa at Assembly of League of Nations.
    • The Two Views of the League
    • The Negative and the Positive
    • The Spirit of the League
    • The Mistake of Versailles
    • Economic Peace
    • The Two Causes of Unrest
  • THE BALANCE OF POWER
    • Hon. Litt.D.; Fellow of All Souls’ College, Oxford; F.B.A.; Professor of English History in the University of London; Chairman of the Institute of Historical Research.
    • Balance or League?
    • The Theory of Balance
    • The Change since Castlereagh
    • Mischievous Hallucination
    • Where the Line is Drawn
    • Basis of Security
    • The Alternative
  • INTERNATIONAL DISARMAMENT
    • Director of Military Operations—Imperial General Staff, 1915-16.
    • A Group of New Armies
    • The League’s Commission
    • Washington
    • A General Defensive Pact
    • The Appeal to Public Opinion
  • REPARATIONS AND INTER-ALLIED DEBT
    • M.A., C.B.; Fellow of King’s College, Cambridge; Editor of Economic Journal since 1912; principal representative of the Treasury at the Paris Peace Conference, and Deputy for the Chancellor of the Exchequer on the Supreme Economic Council, Jan.-June, 1919.
    • The Breakdown of Germany
    • The Illusion of a Loan
    • A Policy for the Liberal Party
  • THE OUTLOOK FOR NATIONAL FINANCE
    • Assistant Secretary Board of Inland Revenue, 1916-19. Member of Royal Commission on Income Tax, 1919.
    • The Two Parts of a Budget
    • A Century of the National Debt
    • The Capital Levy
    • Difficulties of Valuation
    • A Desperate Remedy
  • FREE TRADE
    • P.C.; President of National Liberal Federation since 1920; M.P. (L.), Tyneside Division, Northumberland, 1906-18; Parliamentary Secretary to Board of Trade, 1911-15.
    • The “New Circumstances” Cry
    • Tariffs and Wages
    • Members One of Another
    • The Dyestuffs Act
    • The Paris Resolutions
    • Science and Experience
  • INDIA
    • K.C.S.I., K.C.I.E.; Chief Commissioner, North-West Frontier Province, India; Deputy Commissioner of various Frontier districts; Secretary to Frontier Administration; Foreign Secretary, 1914-19; negotiated Peace Treaty with Afghanistan, 1919.
    • Frontier Raids
    • Frontier Policy
    • Afghanistan
    • Internal Unrest
    • The Rise of Ghandi
    • The Present Situation
    • Our Duty To India
  • EGYPT
    • Editor of the Westminster Gazette, 1896 to 1922; Member of the Special Mission to Egypt, 1919-1920.
    • After-War Mistakes
    • The Hope of the Future
  • THE MACHINERY OF GOVERNMENT
    • Professor of Modern History in the University of Manchester, 1913 to 1921.
    • The Growth of the Civil Service
    • A Check upon Bureaucracy
    • The Cabinet
    • Modern Changes in the Cabinet
    • The House of Commons
    • Representation of “Interests”
    • Devolution
  • THE STATE AND INDUSTRY
    • M.A., C.H., C.B.E.; Editor of the Economist, 1922; formerly Member of Munitions Council, and Director of Economic and Financial Section of the League of Nations; Director of Welwyn Garden City; Fellow of Gonville and Caius College, Cambridge, 1910.
    • The Liberal Bias
    • Retrospect and Prospect
    • State Ownership: For and Against
    • Trusts and Monopolies
    • Distribution
    • The Case for Profit-Sharing
    • Industrial Publicity
    • A National Industrial Council
  • THE REGULATION OF WAGES
    • Professor of Sociology, London University.
    • The Establishment of Trade Boards
    • Women’s Wages
    • The Question of a Single Minimum
    • Trade Boards Holding the Field
  • UNEMPLOYMENT
    • M.A.; Fellow of Clare College, Cambridge; Lecturer in Economics; Secretary to the Cotton Control Board from 1917-1919.
    • The Causes of Trade Depressions
    • The Scale of Relief
    • A Model Scheme from Lancashire
    • The Moral Obligation of Industries
    • The Present Machinery of Relief
  • THE PROBLEM OF THE MINES
    • M.A., LL.M., C.B.E.; Fellow of Gonville and Caius College, Cambridge; Secretary of Coal Conservation Committee, 1916-1918; Secretary of Advisory Board of Coal Controller, 1917-1919; Secretary of Coal Industry Commission, 1919 (Sankey Commission).
    • The Liberalisation of Industry
    • The Question of Royalties
    • A National Mining Board
    • The Mystery as to Profits
    • The Lessees of the Future
  • THE LAND QUESTION
    • Member of Acquisition of Land Committee, 1918.
    • Housing
    • Land for Public Purposes
    • Rating Relief for Improvements
    • The Lesson of the Slums
    • A Rate and a Tax upon Site Values
  • AGRICULTURAL QUESTIONS
    • P.C.; M.P. (L.) North-West Cornwall; Financial Secretary, War Office, 1908-10; Under-Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs, 1911-15; Financial Secretary to Treasury, Feb.-June, 1915; Secretary to the Board of Agriculture, 1915-16; a Forestry Commissioner. Chairman of the Agricultural Organisation Society.
    • The Destruction of a Policy
    • Employment and Wages
    • Access to the Land
    • Independence
    • Co-operation
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