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The mishandling of England's domestic problems during the nineteen - twenties
had been bad enough , but British foreign policy between 1931 and 1939 is one
of the wonders of the world . Why ? What had happened ? What was it that at ...
Any transference to foreign rule — for if the British marched out of India the
Japanese and other powers would immediately march in — would mean an
immense dislocation . Neither the Japanese , the Russians , the Germans nor the
The petty Indian capitalist exploits the town worker with the utmost ruthlessness ,
the peasant lives from birth to death in the grip of the moneylender . But all this is
an indirect result of the British rule , which aims half - consciously at keeping ...
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It seems harsh to criticise George Orwell's optimism when he implies that socialism has become inevitable: he was writing in 1941, I thought so in 1980. Sadly, Ronald Reagan, Margaret Thatcher and ... Read full review