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Literary: "Short Biographies": proofs 2., 1930 - 1937

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 8/591

Scope and Contents

Proofs of the following articles by WSC: an untitled article on the bad effects of independence for the Philippines; "Edward VIII" on Hector Bolitho's book on Edward, [Edward, Duke of Windsor, earlier Edward, Prince of Wales and Edward VIII]; "The Abuse of the Dole" on the political importance of the unemployment figures and the abuse of the unemployment insurance system; "The United States of Europe" on a Europe without trade barriers and the benefits of solidarity; "Unlucky Alfonso" on Alfonso XIII of Spain; "Ramsay Macdonald"; "The Truth About 'Jix'" on 1st Lord Brentford, earlier Sir William Joynson-Hicks; "Mr Philip Snowden" as Chancellor of the Exchequer; "Gold Versus Wealth" on the worldwide slump because of war reparations and deflation caused by rising gold prices; "Prohibition" on the fall of drunkenness in Britain because of taxation and regulation and the rise of consumption and crime in the United States; "My Happy Days in the 'Wet' Bahamas"; "Mr Macdonald's Reception" on the good relations between Britain and the United States and Ramsay Macdonald's visit to the United States; "The Naval Misunderstanding" on limitations to building up the American and British navies and the need for a new agreement on it; "Prohibition in Practice"; "Wall Street" on mass speculation in the United States and the Wall Street Crash; "Mr Lloyd George"; "B-P" on 1st Lord Baden-Powell; "Montagu Norman" on the Governor of the Bank of England; "Mr Bernard Shaw and Lady Astor" on George Bernard Shaw and Nancy, Lady Astor; "J H Thomas" on James Thomas and the railway unions; "Naval Parity" between Britain and the United States; "Hollywood"; "Mr H G Wells" on Wells's politics and writing.


  • 1930 - 1937

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1 item(s) (1 file (179 loose folios))

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