Hearst's International Volume 16

Hearst's International Volume 16

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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. 1909 edition. Excerpt: ... terroristic movement being controlled and organized by a police spy is the strongest argument yet advanced against such methods of political struggle. We hope the statement that the Socialist Revolutionaries, as a result of this affair, have officially renounced terroristic methods, is true. Terrorism should be, if it has not been, discredited now even in Russia, where, it was claimed, "peculiar conditions" justified such methods. In connection with the Azev disclosure Mr. A. Lopukhin, former head of the department of police, has been arrested. The charge against him is that he informed the revolutionary organization of the true character of this man Azev. Mr. Lopukhin left the government service in 1904 and has on several occasions publicly criticized the Russian police methods. He has always been able to keep within the narrow limits of "propriety" demanded by the authorities, in these criticisms. But he has been on the "blacklist" of the secret service and a definite charge is now preferred against him. His friends say, however, that this charge is groundless. His trial, if it is a public trial, will throw an interesting light on methods of government in present-day Russia. The Opium Commission appointed by various national governments at the call 1-1, m, ., _ of the United States, tional Opium opened in Shanghai, """'"'-China, February 1 and closed February 26. Seven nations were represented: The United States, Great Britain, Germany, France, the Netherlands, Japan and China. Bishop Charles H. Brent, of the Philippines, one of the representatives from this country, presided. Our other delegates were Dr. Hamilton Wright, of Maine, and Professor C. D. Tenney, formerly a....show more

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  • Paperback | 314 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 17mm | 562g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236785746
  • 9781236785749