Special Agents Series Volume 26-30

Special Agents Series Volume 26-30

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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. Excerpt: ...many thousands of acres, containing within themselves villages for the homes of laborers, shops and factories, distilleries, mills, and refineries for converting as much as possible the raw products of the soil and forest into finished goods fit for consumption and use. Societies with semiofficial authority exist throughout the Empire, affiliated with various government bureaus and supported by strong corps of scientists and experts, whose duties in part consist in aiding to bring up to the very highest state of efficiency that particular line of agricultural economy and production to which their efforts may be directed. And such direction is systematic and to a great extent obligatory upon the part of those interested. The result in agricultural lines is increased productiveness. The soil and its products are made to yield as freely and as much of value as scientific supervision can exact. So the influence of anything agricultural extends broadly and involves more people and people of wider intelligence than is ordinarily the case elsewhere. There is a unification and concentration of influence, political and otherwise, growing out of this systematic or paternal advancement of agriculture which gives it prominence beyond any other in many respects. ALLIANCE OF FARMERS AND MANUFACTURERS. No industrial body is more closely allied to the agriculturists than are the manufacturers of flour. The imposition of grain duties met with their opposition, and naturally so, for while an advance in home-grown raw material might be countered by higher prices for flour for domestic trade the business that had been built up by mills best located for trade with the people of other nations would be handicapped to the point of prohibition. Hence, as there were over 30,000...show more

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  • Paperback | 236 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 13mm | 426g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236864646
  • 9781236864642