Albany Review Volume 1

Albany Review Volume 1

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1907-04 edition. Excerpt: ...It was surprising, to say the least, that Mr. Morley should adopt, without qualification, the crude talk about " agitators," and should fail to distinguish clearly between the constitutional and the unconstitutional advocates of reform. Only by meeting the former (to whom, it may be remarked, Mr. Lajpat Rai appears to belong) can we possibly checkmate the latter. There should be a large increase in native appointments, both in the civil and educational services, and in the powers of the provincial Councils. The fundamental problem, that of the personal sympathy between the governors and the governed, has yet to be solved. Sir Charles Elliot, late Lieutenant-Governor of Bengal, makes many useful suggestions for solving it in the last number of the Empire Review. It reflects small credit on our care for our greatest dependency, that the Indian students at our universities and our Inns of Court, for example, have been allowed to return to India without obtaining any adequate acquaintance with English life. Rightly considered, it is perhaps the greatest of our achievements in India that, by our education and the material efficiency of our government, we have created new ideals of national life and a new desire for progress. It would be deplorable if, having created it, we were to resist its natural consequences and rob it of its proper effect. We are now to reap the inevitable fruits of a timid and abortive policy in the matter of Irish Government. The Nationalist party has proclaimed its independence of the Liberals, and its intention to put candidates into the field against them at byeelections. It will conduct a vigorous agitation in Ireland, especially against the grazing system. Here it finds material ready to its...show more

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  • Paperback | 250 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 13mm | 454g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236831160
  • 9781236831163