Why Europe Is at War; The Question Considered from the Points of View of France, England, Germany, Japan, and the United States

Why Europe Is at War; The Question Considered from the Points of View of France, England, Germany, Japan, and the United States

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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. 1915 edition. Excerpt: ...financial capacity of Belgium which has suffered so heavily from the war." That is, they ask only for everything they can possibly get. The conscience of the whole civilized world has been stirred as never before by the German proceedings in Belgium. We pour out our charity now, but by-and-bye, we shall applaud whatever vengeance may be exacted. Fourth, Germany has hugged to herself the most foolish delusions about her antagonists. England they thought a decadent power, they believed there would be civil war in Ireland, rebellion in India, Egypt, and South Africa, and they absolutely cannot understand how it is that none of these things has happened. Their god of force seems only a tin god. They will not understand that in India there are 270,000,000 people governed by only eight hundred white men who have been lavish in their offers of support; that in Canada, Australia, and colonies all over the globe which are bound to the mother country by little more than a flag and a language, there have been poured out money and men to resist their precious "Kultur." The machine-made public opinion of Germany falls down in the endeavour to account for these wonders, and shrieks in hate over the peoples who work them. I know only one man who seems to see clearly and be willing to speak and acclaim the brutal truth about his country and his people--that is Maximilian Harden, the editor of the Zukunft. Let us drop he says our miserable attempts to excuse Germany's action. Not against our will and as a nation taken by surprise did we hurl ourselves into this gigantic venture. We willed it. We had to will it. We do not stand before the judgment seat of Europe. We acknowledge no such jurisdiction. Our might shall create a new law in Europe. It is...show more

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  • Paperback | 38 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 2mm | 86g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236492307
  • 9781236492302