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The Zulu War The Transvaal Domestic legislation
37
General election of 1885
43
Jubilee of Queen Victoria Settlement of African questions
50
United States Russia The Near East
56
Influence of socialistic thought
62
IRELAND AND THE HOME RULE MOVEMENT
65
Question of Irish Education
71
Michael Davitt Foundation of the Irish Land League
77
LIST OF BIBLIOGRAPHIES
81
Lord Carnarvon Ashbourne
83
Agrarian troubles Land purchase
89
State aid for agriculture
100
xiv
102
Thiers and the Republic
106
Dangers for the Republic
112
Conflict for the schools
118
Socialism and the Republic
124
French empire in the Sudan
130
France and Germany
136
The understanding between the three Emperors
139
Parties in the Reichstag
145
Breach between Bismarck and the National Liberals
151
State enterprise Conservatism and balance of parties
157
Death of William I and succession of Frederick III
163
Industrial growth
169
CHAPTER VII
174
Passive resistance in Hungary
180
Discontent of the Cechs
186
Fall of Beust Andrássys ascendancy
192
Tiszas rule in Hungary
198
Further concessions to Hungary
204
The Compromise of 1907
210
CHAPTER VIII
213
Distress and disorder in Italy
219
Attempt at a general strike
225
Socialist schools in Italy
231
Condition of southern Italy
237
Electoral Reform Liberal policy
247
Results of electoral Reform
253
Growing disorder Rule of the Army
259
Rebellion in Cuba
265
Dom Carlos and João Franco
271
SCANDINAVIA
273
Industry and labour problems
279
Negotiations between Sweden and Norway
285
Foreign relations of Denmark
291
Radical thinkers Nihilism
297
Propagandists Insurrectionists Jacobins
303
Programmes of reform
309
The Press and the Universities
315
Development of Russian industry Famines of 18913
321
Vigorous work of the Zemstva
327
Liberalism The Liberators
333
White Russia Little Russia
339
The Siberian Railway China and Japan
345
CHAPTER XIII
346
Congresses and unions
352
The general strike
358
Limitations of the power of the Duma
364
New Land Law Repression The reactionaries
370
Stolypin and the third Duma
376
Contents
381
Negotiations between the Powers
387
Protests against the Treaty
393
The Cyprus Convention Working of the Berlin Treaty
399
Prince Alexander of Bulgaria
405
Assassination of Stambuloff Reconciliation with Russia
411
The Armenian massacres
417
Prince George in Crete
423
Results of the period
424
Last years of Mehemet
430
Fate of Ismail Succession of Tewfik
436
Gordon relief expedition
442
Defeat and death of the Khalifa
448
French and English education
454
Contents
457
Lord Mayo assassinated Lord Northbrook and Free Trade
463
Russian envoy received at Kabul
469
Settlement in Afghanistan Kandahar restored
475
Reform of the Legislative Council
481
Fighting the plague Chitral rising
487
Finance Lord Curzons reforms
493
The task of the new Japanese Government
540
Prince Ito and his friends
546
Struggles in Parliament
552
Settlements with China and Korea
558
Japan and Korea
564
Agreement between China and Japan
570
CHAPTER XIX
576
Kuropatkins difficulties Alexéyeff
582
Japanese advance Vladivostok squadron
588
Incident of the Dogger Bank
594
The War at a deadlock
600
The opening of the west
606
Industries Communications
612
Australia and New Zealand
618
The towns Immigration
624
State regulation of industries
630
Annexation of the Transvaal Zulu
637
Annexation of the Dutch republics
643
Relaxation of imperial control in general
650
Changes and rearrangements
656
British East Africa The Congo
662
European competition in Africa
665
The British empire
671
Porfirio Díaz Chile
677
Argentina and Buenos Aires
683
Responsibility of the United States
689
The three Powers and Venezuela
695
The Drago Doctrine
701
Customary mitigations of war Papal arbitration
707
Courts administering International Law
713
Methods of international arbitration Instances
719
Results of the Second Peace Conference
725
CHAPTER XXIII
730
Relation of central and local authorities
736
Cooperative loan societies in Germany
742
Development of Trade Unionism
748
Friendly Societies State insurance
754
Organic conception of society
760
Contents
766
Contents
771
Conception of evolution
772
Selection and sociology
778
Thermodynamical research
784
Radioactivity
790
The unveiling of China
796
Attempts to penetrate Tibet
798
Sven Hedin Results of Asiatic exploration
804
Stanley explores the Congo
810
CHAPTER XXVI
816
The studies of Jacob Grimm
822
The Prussian school of historians
828
Tocqueville Taine
833
Froude The Oxford school Stubbs
839
Expansion of Hellenic learning
845
CHAPS PAGES I Modern Europe
851
Foreign relations of the United States during the Civil War
852
Ireland 85662
856
CHAPTER V
863
The German Empire 86975
869
AustriaHungary 87682
876
Italy 8837
886
The Low Countries 88890
888
The Iberian Peninsula 8913
891
Scandinavia 8947
894
Russia 898904
898
The Ottoman Empire and the Balkan Peninsula 90512
905
Egypt and the Egyptian Sudan 9134
913
India 9157
915
The Far East 91820
918
RussoJapanese War 9246
924
The European Colonies 18701907 92748
927
The Republics of Latin America 94953
949
History of the Law of Nations 9546
954
Social Movements 95766
957
Modern Explorations 96771
967
The Growth of Historical Science 9726
972
THE FRENCH REPUBLIC
978
CHRONOLOGICAL TABLE OF LEADING EVENTS 97785
987
Position of France in 1871
988
CHAPTER IX
1023
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Página 398 - The Sublime Porte undertakes to carry out, without further delay, the improvements and reforms demanded by local requirements in the provinces inhabited by the Armenians, and to guarantee their security against the Circassians and Kurds. It will periodically make known the steps taken to this effect to the Powers, who will superintend their application.
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