Experiments in State Control at the War Office and the Ministry of Food, Volumen14
Edward Mayow Hastings Lloyd, Carnegie Endowment for International Peace. Division of Economics and History
Clarendon Press, 1924 - 460 páginas
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Página 398 - Presents will and ordain that this Our Commission shall continue in full force and virtue, and that you, Our said Commissioners, or any three or more of you, may from time to time proceed in the execution thereof, and of every matter and thing therein contained, although the same be not continued from time to time by adjournment : AND...
Página 398 - Commission may appear to affect amenities of a national or public character *'; in May. 1946, a Royal Warrant further extended the Terms of Reference of the Commission as follows :— Wt Do give and grant unto you. or any three or more of you. full power to call before you such persons as you shall judge likely to afford you any information upon the subject of this Our Commission: and also to call for. have access to and examine all such books, documents, registers and records as may afford you the...
Página 398 - Now, know ye that we, reposing great trust and confidence in your knowledge and ability, have authorized and appointed, and do by these presents authorize and appoint, you...
Página ix - deflation ' as well, at least sufficiently to secure some fairer measure of the economic displacement than is possible in purely contemporary judgements. With this phase of the work, the editorial problems assumed a new aspect. The series of monographs had to be planned primarily with regard to the availability of contributors, rather than of source material as in the case of most histories ; for the contributors themselves controlled the sources. This in turn involved a new attitude towards those...
Página v - EDITOR'S PREFACE IN the autumn of 1914), when the scientific study of the effects of war upon modern life passed suddenly from theory to history, the Division of Economics and History of the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace proposed to adjust the program of its researches to the new and altered problems which the war presented.
Página x - In a work which is the product of so complex and varied co-operation as this, it is impossible to indicate in any but a most general way the apportionment of responsibility of editors and authors for the contents of the different monographs. For the plan of the History as a whole and its effective execution the General Editor is responsible ; but the arrangement of the detailed programmes of study has been largely the work of the different Editorial Boards and divisional Editors, who have also read...
Página 40 - ... be determined by the arbitration of a judge of the High Court selected by the Lord Chief Justice of England in England, of a judge of the Court of Session selected by the Lord President of the Court of Session in Scotland, or of a judge of the High Court of Ireland selected by the Lord Chief Justice of Ireland in Ireland.
Página 58 - ... of similar goods before the war and to whether such rate of profit was unreasonable or excessive, and to any other circumstances of the case; (6...