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Congressional Edition Volume 8103 (Paperback) Loot Price: R463
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Congressional Edition Volume 8103 (Paperback): United States General Accounting Office, United States Congress

Congressional Edition Volume 8103 (Paperback)

United States General Accounting Office, United States Congress

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1922 edition. Excerpt: ...relations with other civilizations. The history of the world has shown the transfer of leadership from nation to nation throughout the centuries. Gil Fillan in the Political Science Quarterly traces the movement of civilization and world leadership with reference to the mean temperature of the countries concerned. There are many interesting and instructive things to be gleaned from this discussion and chart. First, world supremacy has always been in the Northern Hemisphere. Second, it has in the 54 centuries charted been moving rather steadily toward cooler temperatures. This has undoubtedly been largely the result of the development of industry enabling the human race to thrive in regions in which primitive people without clothing or heated habitations could not have existed. That the tendency seems to be continuing with practically the same rapidity is also significant and may possibly be correlated with an as yet unpublished factor showing that the highest production of almost any given crop in our hemisphere occurs near the northern limit of its adaptation. This chart indicates that the United States is exceptionally favorably located with reference to world leadership at this time shared almost equally, however, with England, France, and Germany. No great center of world leadership has ever developed in the Southern Hemisphere, and if the progress of civilization is going to be toward the colder regions, the possibilitv in the Southern Hemisphere is very limited because the land areas diminish rapidly in that direction. The United States possesses many natural advantages over the other nations mentioned and if she wishes she may continue to increase her preponderance in power and influence until her position of international...


Imprint: Rarebooksclub.com
Country of origin: United States
Release date: 2013
First published: 2013
Authors: United States General Accounting Office • United States Congress
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 6mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 112
ISBN-13: 978-1-234-19313-3
Categories: Books
LSN: 1-234-19313-2
Barcode: 9781234193133

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