The Political Quarterly. Number 2. May 1914.
London: Humphrey Milford:Oxford University Press, 1914. Number 2 of The Political Quarterly journal, published just before World War I, when Parliament's most important issue was that of Irish Home Rule. Articles: The Home Rule Situation. a) The Exclusion of Ulster; b) Federal Proposals; The Present Law of Trade Disputes and Trade Unions by W.M.Geldart(Vinerian Professor of English Law, Oxford); An Experiment in Democratic Education by R.H.Tawney(The Workers' Educational Association); Municiple Government in Manchester by E.D.Snow(Member of Manchester City Council); Institutions as Instruments of Social Control by R.M.MacIver(Lecturer in Political Science, Aberdeen University); The Rule of Law by E.Barker(Fellow and Tutor, New College,Oxford). Reviews: The United Kingdom: I. Parliament - the Session of 1914; II.Central Administration; III.Local Government. Books and Periodicals. Pp.222/4(ads for other publications), toning to endpapers. Orange cloth spine over orange stiff card boards, dusty with darkening to spine. A scarce item. G+.The Political Quarterly was only published for two years:1914-1916.** "William George Stewart Adams (1874-1966) was a British political scientist and Oxford college head. Adams was educated at the University of Glasgow and Balliol College, Oxford. He lectured in economics at the University of Chicago from 1902, founding and editing the journal Political Quarterly from 1914 to 1916. He returned to Oxford University to be reader and then Gladstone professor of political theory and institutions from 1910 to 1933".(wiki).
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