American Surgical Dealer Volume 9-10

American Surgical Dealer Volume 9-10

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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. 1921 edition. Excerpt: ...an Austrian attorney from Vienna, to whom I was introduced by some English business associates, to explain what was wrong with Austria. Briefly, he said the trouble with Austria, as with other European countries, was because of the Socialistic influences in Government. The people do not submit readily to taxation to support governments in which they have generally lost confidence. Therefore, the Government lacks money and credit to continue operations. Any government that seeks to impose upon the people the burden sufficient to quickly re-establish itself, would be overthrown. Time alone can bring system and order again in the governments of these European countries. Meantime, the "mass of the people continue their lives, little caring about what becomes of the government. Incidentally, the recent London conference put an end to Austria's hopes by passing her problem to the League of Nations. If the Government of Austria is to continue to exist, it must have credits, which, of course, the League cannot grant. 1 Any fears I may have entertained about entering Germanywvere groundless, as I was treated everywhere with respect and courtesy and encountered none of the difliculties with any of the authorities that many Americans like to talk and write home about. I shall long re-I member a dinner at the home of the German manager of a business near" Berlin. There sat at the table two Germans, an Englishman, an Aus trian, and myself. French, English and German were spoken. All voted the evening a success for the opportunity of frank and friendly inter Germany, it is agreed, is the key to the European situation. It is believed in England by that country's leading men, that the well-being of Europe and in particular, the economic and...show more

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  • Paperback | 230 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 12mm | 417g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236847717
  • 9781236847713