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  • Britain in India
    Text  Noon, Sir Firozkhan, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1939), 18 Oct 1938, 55-68     A joint meeting of The Empire Club of Canada and The Canadian Club. Bringing before the public in Canada what India and its people are and what they mean to this great community of nations. The unfortunate impression by many that it is not possible for us all to work ...
    Text  Noon, Sir Firozkhan, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1939), 18 Oct 1938, 55-68   A joint meeting of The Empire Club of Canada and The Canadian Club. Bringing before the public in Canada what India and its people are and what they mean to ...
  • The British Achievement in India
    Text  Pilcher, George, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1931), 19 Nov 1931, 275-286     The spirit underlying British statesmanship in London now; the spirit which entirely animates our judgment on problems such as India. The Indian question as put by the Indian leaders who demand a great change in the character and control of the administration of the country, and in a reversal by ...
    Text  Pilcher, George, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1931), 19 Nov 1931, 275-286   The spirit underlying British statesmanship in London now; the spirit which entirely animates our judgment on problems such as India. The Indian question as put by the Indian leaders who ...
  • Changing India
    Text  Holland, Sir Robert Erskine, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1938), 3 Mar 1938, 271-287     A sketch of India's historic background. India at present not a nation, and the reasons for it. The East India Company and its purpose in India. Article 22 of the Covenant of the League of Nations: the first instance of a trusteeship by one country for the welfare of another. ...
    Text  Holland, Sir Robert Erskine, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1938), 3 Mar 1938, 271-287   A sketch of India's historic background. India at present not a nation, and the reasons for it. The East India Company and its purpose in India. Article 22 of the ...
  • Conditions in India Today
    Text  Wadia, Bahman Pestonji, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1923), 9 Mar 1922, 68-82     Greetings from the ancient civilization and land of India. The present condition in India giving serious cause for thought to all who have the interests of that country at heart. Two great epochs which have marked, in recent times, the political development of the country: one which opened with the ...
    Text  Wadia, Bahman Pestonji, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1923), 9 Mar 1922, 68-82   Greetings from the ancient civilization and land of India. The present condition in India giving serious cause for thought to all who have the interests of that country at heart. ...
  • Empire Building
    Text  Vijayaraghavacharya, Diwan Bahadur, Sir T., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1927), 7 Sep 1926, 207-213     Canada within the British Empire. India within the British Empire. An examination of India within the Empire. India's judicial service. India's Parliamentary institutions. Reaching a happy medium. The 1919 declaration that the goal of India is Parliamentary self-government within the Empire. Getting near and nearer to that goal daily in ...
    Text  Vijayaraghavacharya, Diwan Bahadur, Sir T., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1927), 7 Sep 1926, 207-213   Canada within the British Empire. India within the British Empire. An examination of India within the Empire. India's judicial service. India's Parliamentary institutions. Reaching a happy medium. The 1919 declaration ...
  • England Canada and India
    Text  Vijayaraghavacharya, Sir T., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1946), 15 Nov 1945, 95-106     To begin, some personal words about the speaker feeling at home in Canada, and why. The speaker's belief that there is a great and subtle bond which connects England, India and Canada together. India: an old country and an old civilization. Bonds which connect with a more recent civilization, like ...
    Text  Vijayaraghavacharya, Sir T., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1946), 15 Nov 1945, 95-106   To begin, some personal words about the speaker feeling at home in Canada, and why. The speaker's belief that there is a great and subtle bond which connects England, India ...
  • Federal India
    Text  Elliott, Dr. W.Y., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1932), 21 Jan 1932, 16-29     India's faith. The reforms in India. The commitment by the British Raj to the effort of uniting India in some such federal form as has been imposed on two or three of the greatest of the British Dominions. That effort as the most crucial test that has ever been made ...
    Text  Elliott, Dr. W.Y., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1932), 21 Jan 1932, 16-29   India's faith. The reforms in India. The commitment by the British Raj to the effort of uniting India in some such federal form as has been imposed on two or ...
  • Forces at Work in India and the Far East
    Text  Mckay, Rev. Dr. R.P., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1910), 24 Jan 1908, 132-141     Travelling in the East and feeling grateful that one is a British subject. Feeling the influence of Britain when passing through the Continent of Europe. Britain's position in India: what she has done and what the opportunities of the future are to be. India as great, almost, as the whole ...
    Text  Mckay, Rev. Dr. R.P., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1910), 24 Jan 1908, 132-141   Travelling in the East and feeling grateful that one is a British subject. Feeling the influence of Britain when passing through the Continent of Europe. Britain's position in India: what ...
  • Imperialism
    Text  Bryce, Right Honourable James, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1913), 8 May 1911, 23-33     Two ideas to present: the importance of prolonging and strengthening the bonds and ties which hold the different parts of the Empire together; the importance of the desire of the audience to show their willingness to take their part, their share in the duties and responsibilities of the Empire. How ...
    Text  Bryce, Right Honourable James, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1913), 8 May 1911, 23-33   Two ideas to present: the importance of prolonging and strengthening the bonds and ties which hold the different parts of the Empire together; the importance of the desire of the ...
  • India
    Text  Simon, Sir John, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1931), 18 Aug 1930, 205-220     Aspects of the Indian problem. Encouraging a study of the voluminous Indian Commission Report for further information. A general description of India and the Indian outlook. How the Indian Commission Report came to be written. Terms for those making the report: to report, not to decide; to recommend, not to ...
    Text  Simon, Sir John, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1931), 18 Aug 1930, 205-220   Aspects of the Indian problem. Encouraging a study of the voluminous Indian Commission Report for further information. A general description of India and the Indian outlook. How the Indian Commission ...
  • India
    Text  Malik, Sardar Hardit Singh, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1940), 2 Nov 1939, 114-125     Canadians the speaker met during his service in World War I. A true picture of Indian life. Some misconceptions. Some recent developments in India, particularly in the industries. The tradition of craftsmanship to be found in India which is now being continued in India's manufacturing industries. The great changes that ...
    Text  Malik, Sardar Hardit Singh, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1940), 2 Nov 1939, 114-125   Canadians the speaker met during his service in World War I. A true picture of Indian life. Some misconceptions. Some recent developments in India, particularly in the industries. The tradition ...
  • India and British Honduras
    Text  Swayne, Brigadier-General E.J.E., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1910), 4 Jan 1909, 102-109     The speaker, sent to Canada by the Imperial Government owing to its having heard that a large number of British subjects from India, who have a special claim upon the Government as being British subjects, were destitute, or likely to become destitute this winter in British Columbia. What the speaker ...
    Text  Swayne, Brigadier-General E.J.E., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1910), 4 Jan 1909, 102-109   The speaker, sent to Canada by the Imperial Government owing to its having heard that a large number of British subjects from India, who have a special claim upon the ...
  • India and Pakistan
    Text  Reid, Escott, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1966), 4 Nov 1965, 43-53     Some remarks about the speaker's background, especially with regard to India and Pakistan. The speaker's affection for India and Pakistan, and for their people. Some background to the current problems between India and Pakistan. The issue of outside economic aid and the likelihood that it will be reduced, just when ...
    Text  Reid, Escott, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1966), 4 Nov 1965, 43-53   Some remarks about the speaker's background, especially with regard to India and Pakistan. The speaker's affection for India and Pakistan, and for their people. Some background to the current problems ...
  • India and the Empire
    Text  Ironside, General Sir William Edmund, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1936), 25 Mar 1936, 321-333     A picture of India including population, geography, resources, finances. A comparison with South Africa. The issue of autonomy. The complication of the several nations that make up India, along with the hundred languages. The two main religions of Mahommedanism and Hinduism, in the sort of state of 1600 in England. ...
    Text  Ironside, General Sir William Edmund, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1936), 25 Mar 1936, 321-333   A picture of India including population, geography, resources, finances. A comparison with South Africa. The issue of autonomy. The complication of the several nations that make up India, along with ...
  • India and the Empire
    Text  Raja-Singham, A.I., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1935), 31 Jan 1935, 229-245     Why the speaker chose this topic. Self-determination. Different approaches that have been taken to the problem of India. Words from the Ex Lord Mayor of Calcutta and from Rabindranath Tagore, representing different views of India, between which lie the view of the vast majority of the people of India. The ...
    Text  Raja-Singham, A.I., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1935), 31 Jan 1935, 229-245   Why the speaker chose this topic. Self-determination. Different approaches that have been taken to the problem of India. Words from the Ex Lord Mayor of Calcutta and from Rabindranath Tagore, ...
  • India and the Empire
    Text  Carter, Rev. Thomas, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1921), 1 Apr 1920, 158-168     Ways in which the war brought the Old Country and Canada into a better understanding of each other. Realizing that a new Empire was born in the fierce travail of those blood-stained fields of France and Flanders. The great Imperial indebtedness in money. Not underestimating the British, even in the ...
    Text  Carter, Rev. Thomas, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1921), 1 Apr 1920, 158-168   Ways in which the war brought the Old Country and Canada into a better understanding of each other. Realizing that a new Empire was born in the fierce travail of ...
  • India In The Commonwealth
    Text  Desai, M.J., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1967), 8 Dec 1966, 125-133     The role of India in the Commonwealth. One of the characteristics of India, and of other countries in the Commonwealth. The origin and history of the word and concept of "Empire." A review of the birth of the Commonwealth of Nations and other events after the Second World War. India's ...
    Text  Desai, M.J., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1967), 8 Dec 1966, 125-133   The role of India in the Commonwealth. One of the characteristics of India, and of other countries in the Commonwealth. The origin and history of the word and concept of ...
  • India In Transition
    Text  Hunter, Colonel F. Fraser, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1931), 22 Oct 1931, 222-233     How the economic crisis in the Western world has dimmed interest in Indian affairs. A discussion of Mr. Gandhi and his role and effect in India. Lord Irwin's opinion of Mr. Gandhi. Recent events in India. The Simon Commission. The speaker's views of Mr. Gandhi. The status of British pledges ...
    Text  Hunter, Colonel F. Fraser, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1931), 22 Oct 1931, 222-233   How the economic crisis in the Western world has dimmed interest in Indian affairs. A discussion of Mr. Gandhi and his role and effect in India. Lord Irwin's opinion of ...
  • The India of Tomorrow
    Text  Mudaliar, Diwan Bahadur, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1934), 18 Sep 1933, 206-216     The speaker's dedication to the future of India, not merely internally but in foreign politics as well. The very hazy idea that most Canadians must have of India and of Indian problems. Ways in which India and Canada, Indians and Canadians, are far apart. India pulsating with new hopes. Ways ...
    Text  Mudaliar, Diwan Bahadur, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1934), 18 Sep 1933, 206-216   The speaker's dedication to the future of India, not merely internally but in foreign politics as well. The very hazy idea that most Canadians must have of India and of ...
  • India Today
    Text  Ferguson, George V., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1951), 23 Nov 1950, 96-108     The speaker's credentials with regard to discussing India. The still welcome British in India; how the British are perceived in India by Indians. The new India and how it has wiped out all the old social discriminations which its conquerors traditionally imposed upon them. The lack of xenophobia in India. ...
    Text  Ferguson, George V., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club Foundation, 1951), 23 Nov 1950, 96-108   The speaker's credentials with regard to discussing India. The still welcome British in India; how the British are perceived in India by Indians. The new India and how it has ...
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