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Webb, Sidney, 1859-1947. Great Britain after the war - Image 50. 1916. Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries. University of Houston Digital Library. Web. October 20, 2020. https://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/scpamp/item/2338/show/2303.

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Webb, Sidney, 1859-1947. (1916). Great Britain after the war - Image 50. Socialist and Communist Pamphlets. Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries. Retrieved from https://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/scpamp/item/2338/show/2303

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Title Great Britain after the war
Alternative Title Great Britain after the war, by Sidney Webb and Arnold Freeman; being facts and figures, quotations and queries, suggestions and forecasts, designed to help individual inquirers and study circles in considering what will happen after war with regard to trade, employment, wages, prices, trade unionism, co-operation, women's labour, foreign commerce, the railways, the coal supply, education, taxation, etc. Dedicated to the Workers' educational association
Creator (LCNAF)
  • Webb, Sidney, 1859-1947
Publisher G. Allen and Unwin
Place of Creation (TGN)
  • London
Date 1916
Subject.Topical (LCSH)
  • World War, 1914-1918
  • Economic policy
  • Economics
Subject.Geographic (TGN)
  • United Kingdom
Genre (AAT)
  • pamphlets
Language English
Type (DCMI)
  • Text
Original Item Extent 80 pages; 22 cm.
Original Item Location HC256.2.P27
Original Item URL http://library.uh.edu/record=b8302906~S11
Original Collection Socialist and Communist Pamphlets
Digital Collection Socialist and Communist Pamphlets
Digital Collection URL http://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/scpamp
Repository Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries
Repository URL http://libraries.uh.edu/branches/special-collections
Use and Reproduction This item is in the public domain and may be used freely.
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Title Image 50
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Transcript 48 GREAT BRITAIN AFTER THE WAR. (b) The Result of Science, Intelligence, Hard Work and Adaptability :—" There is no reason why our manufacturers should not be able to win back the markets they are now losing, when the war is over, for there will always be a worldwide demand for English boots and shoes, owing to their good workmanship and wearing qualities." (" Economist," February 12, 1916.) (c) The Way to Develop Science, Intelligence, Hard Work and Adaptability, (i.) By the individual effort of every member of the community, (ii.) By communal effort to ensure the utmost physical fitness and mental alertness to every individual. D.—Can Our Foreign Trade be Reorganised by Means of a Tariff ? Many people are hastily taking up the idea that our previous policy of " the open door," and the use of customs duties only for revenue purposes (commonly called Free Trade, but not to be confused with Laisser Faire, or " do nothing " policy), has been made obsolete by the war; and that we ought now to have a Protective Tariff, as a means both of increasing our own trade and of Siminishing the trade of our enemies. 1. Ethical Considerations. (a) Rightly or wrongly, it is national animosity, not economic reasoning, that inspires much of the current eagerness for a tariff. For example, Mr. Runciman (when President of the Board of Trade) declared in the House of Commons : "At any rate, we must see to it that, having ended this war victoriously, we do not give Germany a chance of reconstructing her commercial position." (b) Rightly or wrongly, also, it is the desire for "international peace," the United States of Europe," " the Federation of the World," etc., that gives the cue for many of the panegyrics of Free Trade :— " Without exaggeration it may be said that universal Free Trade would be the greatest step towards the realisation of peace." (Mr. Arthur Greenwood, in "International Relations," p. 10.) The adoption of a punitive tariff " would, in the opinion of the Union's Executive, be absolutely fatal to a lasting peace or