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Military conscription in the British Empire

Benjamin Akzin

Military conscription in the British Empire

(with brief data relative to China, Germany, Italy, Japan, and U.S.S.R.)

by Benjamin Akzin

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Published by Library of Congress, Legislative Reference Service in Washington, D.C .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Draft -- Great Britain

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Benjamin Akzin
    SeriesPublic affairs bulletin -- no. 17
    The Physical Object
    Pagination55 p. ;
    Number of Pages55
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15440116M


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The full history of the conscription movement in the British Empire has not been written, perhaps never will be. But enough is known to put lovers of democracy on their guard. The democratic element in Great Britain has, in the main, opposed conscription, while some of its chief supporters are members of the aristocracy and military officers.

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