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Britain in Arms (L'Effort Britannique)

By: Destree, Jules

Price: $45.00 USD

Publisher: London, John Lane: 1917

Edition: First

Seller ID: 007436

Condition: Very Good


Original blue cloth on boards. Translated from the French by J. Lewis May. Destree was a lawyer and journalist who was very active in the social and political world of Belgium. He was so concerned with the lack of unity in the country in this critical time that he had written to the king in to the effect that there were no Belgians, but rather only citizens of either Flanders or Wallonia. Since he had earlier suggested an autonomous Wallonia, his home region, his motivatioin is open to question. When Germany invaded in 1914, he fled to France, where he continued to promote the Belgian cau... View more info