Too Different for Comfort

Too Different for Comfort
Publisher: GaveKal Research
Date: 2013-12
ISBN-10: 9889975246
ISBN-13: 9789889975241
Language: English
Pages: 182
Added: 2016-04-15 23:00:12

When Lord Salisbury was asked by Queen Victoria to consider a reform, he famously replied: "Change? Your majesty, aren’t things bad enough as they are?" Of course, it is in the nature of conservatives to look askance at change. But sometimes, change is thrust upon us; and in that regard, turn of the century periods tend to be particularly traumatic. Think of a man who fell asleep for 30 years in 1790. Our sloth would have woken up to a very different world in 1820 (France was no longer the dominant European power, Britain was rapidly expanding her global reach, Spain had become a has-been, the United States was experimenting with a new form of government…). Show more Show less 378f23bd8b410b493ae171c53b210910] Size: (2.40 MB) [/code]a3635b0097e1d2f239f68f40bff4dccb [/code]File name: Too Different For Comfort.pdf File size: 2.40 MB