EST. 1903 - Presenting global influential leaders from business, labour, education & government through events
Cromie, Robert J.
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A trip around the world. Keeping in mind the size and population of Canada as we compare Asian countries with our own, and their productive capacity with ours. An analogous comparison of a country with an individual. Canada and Egypt as lucky countries, and why that is so. Starting from the Pacific Coast, the speaker takes us on a cursory tour of the world, looking at various economic, cultural, and social aspects of each country. Places encountered are Hawaii, Japan, China, the Philippines, Siam, Java, India, Egypt, Jerusalem, Pompeii, Palestine, Turkey, Greece, Italy, Spain, France, Belgium, Holland, Germany, England. Some conclusions. The population problem. Trade