Congressional Serial Set Volume 3107

Congressional Serial Set Volume 3107

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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. 1893 edition. Excerpt: ... has rendered Dr. Gould most valuable assistance in the preparation of this report. I cordiallyjoin Dr. Gould in thanking all the gentlemen named, and I wish particularly to thank Dr. Gould himself for the valuable and important service he has rendered. I am, very respectfully, your obedient servant, Carroll D. Wright, Commissioner. The President. CHAPTER I. HISTORY OF SCANDINAVIAN LIQUOR LEGISLATION AND THE ESTABLISHMENT OF THE GOTHENBURG SYSTEM. CHAPTER L HISTOEY OF SCANDINAVIAN LIQUOR LEGISLATION AND THE ESTABLISHMENT OF THE GOTHENBURG SYSTEM. It-would be very difficult indeed for a foreigner to trace the historical development of legislative enactments relating to the control of the liquor traffic in the Scandinavian countries, as well as to outline the present system in its origin and growth. Far better is it to leave the exposition of these facts to distinguished citizens of the country, who, from their position and circumstances, have had the best opportunities of acquainting themselves with the salient facts. For this reason it has been thought wise to quote the work of Dr. Sigfrid Wieselgren, whose life-long interest in this question is known the world over, and whose practical efforts have contributed quite as much as anything else to the success of the existing system: The history of the Swedish liquor legislation presents a conflict of nearly three hundred years' standing, between those who take the one or the other of the two sides. It speaks of long and disastrous feuda between the two parties, relieved by an occasional truce, then blazing up again, and carried on year by year, with alternate successes, by both the contending parties. It is not our intention to dwell on the earlier phases of this history; we will only observe that...
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  • Paperback | 250 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 13mm | 454g
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236490002
  • 9781236490001