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  • Glimpses of the East
    Text  Foster, Hon. G.E., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1915), 20 Jan 1998, 1-20     All we have ever had with reference to the East as little more thorough or more exhaustive than glimpses. The fascination that the East holds for us. From where those glimpses come. The East as the cradle of our race. The East, seeing the advent of those who have founded ...
    Text  Foster, Hon. G.E., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1915), 20 Jan 1998, 1-20   All we have ever had with reference to the East as little more thorough or more exhaustive than glimpses. The fascination that the East holds for us. From where those ...
  • Some of China's Problems
    Text  Service, Dr. Charles W., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1920), 30 Oct 1919, 369-384     The numerous Chinese problems. Three of four of these problems addressed, and enlarged in some detail. The speaker's service in China as a medical missionary. The problem of approach. Learning the Chinese point of view, not just their language, but how they see things, which is often almost the antithesis ...
    Text  Service, Dr. Charles W., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1920), 30 Oct 1919, 369-384   The numerous Chinese problems. Three of four of these problems addressed, and enlarged in some detail. The speaker's service in China as a medical missionary. The problem of approach. Learning ...
  • Two Thousand Years of Democracy
    Text  Peterson, Henry, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1941), 3 Apr 1941, 456-469     Mankind today searching for a better way of life. Becoming enlightened by the sage of the Chinese people. Why and how this way of life has worked for so long. Why other old civilizations were ploughed under. Examining our belief that our ills are basically economic, transcending political and social ...
    Text  Peterson, Henry, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1941), 3 Apr 1941, 456-469   Mankind today searching for a better way of life. Becoming enlightened by the sage of the Chinese people. Why and how this way of life has worked for so long. ...
  • China—Its People and Their Life
    Text  Johns, Professor Alfred, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1919), 2 May 1918, 226-234     Some small share in the doings of our Empire, especially during the last four years, by those located in that far-away-corner of the world, Western China. The pro-German nature of China when the war broke out. China's lot thrown in with the Allies after 2-1/2 years of war, and to ...
    Text  Johns, Professor Alfred, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1919), 2 May 1918, 226-234   Some small share in the doings of our Empire, especially during the last four years, by those located in that far-away-corner of the world, Western China. The pro-German nature of ...
  • The Fight for Democracy in China
    Text  Shun, The Honourable Dr. Liu Shih, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1943), 8 Oct 1942, 65-79     The thirty-first anniversary of the founding of the Republic of China in two days on October 10. A review of the Revolution. The basis for the inclination of the Chinese toward the democratic way of life. Prospects for China to win her fight for democracy. An examination of the judgment ...
    Text  Shun, The Honourable Dr. Liu Shih, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1943), 8 Oct 1942, 65-79   The thirty-first anniversary of the founding of the Republic of China in two days on October 10. A review of the Revolution. The basis for the inclination of the Chinese ...
  • China, The Democratic Front in the Far East
    Text  Endicott, Reverend James G., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1942), 13 Nov 1941, 130-141     The speaker's return from what he calls "the most bombed and blasted city in the world, Chungking, the wartime capital of China." Taking China seriously as a democracy. The difficulties and dangers of such an assertion. The speaker's conviction that China is heading towards democracy, and that she is making ...
    Text  Endicott, Reverend James G., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1942), 13 Nov 1941, 130-141   The speaker's return from what he calls "the most bombed and blasted city in the world, Chungking, the wartime capital of China." Taking China seriously as a democracy. The difficulties ...
  • Changing China
    Text  Ross, Dr. J.W., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1923), 28 Sep 1922, 227-236     The progress and development that is going on in China. An historical review, to see China from a different angle from that presented today. China as the oldest civilized nation in the world, outliving all its contemporaries of Ancient History. Reasons why China has survived for so long. China as ...
    Text  Ross, Dr. J.W., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1923), 28 Sep 1922, 227-236   The progress and development that is going on in China. An historical review, to see China from a different angle from that presented today. China as the oldest civilized nation ...
  • Canada's Relations With China
    Text  Currelly, Charles T., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1937), 11 Feb 1937, 209-222     Some introductory remarks about key moments in history. A reasoned plan of action in Italy and Germany. An example of how Germany, even before the War, was very much given to a general conceived plan. British exploration in the 19th century. Practically no new markets today. Developing what will be ...
    Text  Currelly, Charles T., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1937), 11 Feb 1937, 209-222   Some introductory remarks about key moments in history. A reasoned plan of action in Italy and Germany. An example of how Germany, even before the War, was very much given ...
  • China's Position in this Struggle
    Text  Ming, Dr. Yui, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1945), 25 Jan 1945, 243-255     China trading space for time since September 18, 1931 when the Japanese attacked Mukden. Today, not much space left and time presses on. A humourous illustration of the Chinese conception of time and of progress in a story told by the late Dr. William Temple, Archbishop of Canterbury. Something in ...
    Text  Ming, Dr. Yui, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1945), 25 Jan 1945, 243-255   China trading space for time since September 18, 1931 when the Japanese attacked Mukden. Today, not much space left and time presses on. A humourous illustration of the Chinese conception ...
  • China and the Post-War World
    Text  Shun, Doctor Liu Shih, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1944), 25 Nov 1943, 149-160     China's long and arduous fight with Japan. A consideration of the various aspects of the kind of mental make-up and discipline which has been responsible for the evolution of Japan's wild schemes of aggression and which has convinced the Chinese people of the impossibility of curbing her unbridled ambition except ...
    Text  Shun, Doctor Liu Shih, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1944), 25 Nov 1943, 149-160   China's long and arduous fight with Japan. A consideration of the various aspects of the kind of mental make-up and discipline which has been responsible for the evolution of Japan's ...
  • What Is To Become of China?
    Text  White, Right Rev. W.C., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1929), 26 Apr 1928, 157-172     Speculations and suggestions about China that have been made in the past. Remarks about intervention in China. Exploitation of China which has brought about the situation which has stirred China into new life and to a present situation of great promise. The nationalist movement in China. A review of major ...
    Text  White, Right Rev. W.C., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1929), 26 Apr 1928, 157-172   Speculations and suggestions about China that have been made in the past. Remarks about intervention in China. Exploitation of China which has brought about the situation which has stirred China ...
  • China Today
    Text  Tzen, Rev. P. Lindel, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1938), 28 Oct 1937, 54-64     China today; China yesterday. A moral philosophy of China's national aspiration that has sustained her all through the past period of almost thirty odd centuries. A statement from one of the classics of China that summarizes the whole moral teaching of Chinese philosophy of life, either life of individuals or ...
    Text  Tzen, Rev. P. Lindel, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1938), 28 Oct 1937, 54-64   China today; China yesterday. A moral philosophy of China's national aspiration that has sustained her all through the past period of almost thirty odd centuries. A statement from one of ...
  • Empire Relations With China
    Text  Taylor, Rev. Dr. W.E., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1913), 14 Mar 1912, 175-190     Coming back from China a more ardent Imperialist than ever. Offering in a brief, concise, and practical way some suggestions by which we can aid in propagating the true Imperial spirit, as far as it is related to the new East. Business men coming out to China, mainly from the ...
    Text  Taylor, Rev. Dr. W.E., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1913), 14 Mar 1912, 175-190   Coming back from China a more ardent Imperialist than ever. Offering in a brief, concise, and practical way some suggestions by which we can aid in propagating the true Imperial ...
  • The True Inwardness of the Yellow Peril
    Text  Eby, Rev. C.S., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1910), 10 Oct 1907, 43-53     Comments on the address by Mr. Hamar Greenwood. The fate of the white race, and the trend of the era upon which we are now entering, dependent on what the Chinaman will do. The unsafe quality of ignoring or insulting any many on account of the tint of his skin ...
    Text  Eby, Rev. C.S., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1910), 10 Oct 1907, 43-53   Comments on the address by Mr. Hamar Greenwood. The fate of the white race, and the trend of the era upon which we are now entering, dependent on what the ...
  • Present Conditions In China
    Text  Ferguson, Dr. John Calvin, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1944), 17 Feb 1944, 295-309     The speaker's repatriation. President conditions in China. China's contribution to the Allied Nations and the part she can contribute to the winning of the war. The current situation in China in terms of attack and invasion by the Japanese. Occupied China. Ousting the Japanese one of the most difficult features ...
    Text  Ferguson, Dr. John Calvin, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1944), 17 Feb 1944, 295-309   The speaker's repatriation. President conditions in China. China's contribution to the Allied Nations and the part she can contribute to the winning of the war. The current situation in China ...
  • Changing China
    Text  Smith, Rev. W.E., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1913), 18 Apr 1912, 229-237     some of the reasons why China has changed and some of the reasons why we ought to recognize China as a part of the great human race. China no longer an Empire; she has become a Republic, and will play a very important part in the coming days of this ...
    Text  Smith, Rev. W.E., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1913), 18 Apr 1912, 229-237   some of the reasons why China has changed and some of the reasons why we ought to recognize China as a part of the great human race. China no longer ...
  • The Crisis in the Far East
    Text  Whyte, Sir Frederick, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1932), 22 Nov 1932, 303-315     Placing this subject in its historic setting in order to understand the forces which have brought the disputants, China and Japan, to their respective positions in the Far East. Changes wrought in the Far Eastern situation by the impact on the entire continent of the tide of western culture. The ...
    Text  Whyte, Sir Frederick, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1932), 22 Nov 1932, 303-315   Placing this subject in its historic setting in order to understand the forces which have brought the disputants, China and Japan, to their respective positions in the Far East. Changes ...
  • Prospect of Cultural Relations Between China and Canada
    Text  Kan-Hu, Dr. Kiang, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1931), 23 Oct 1930, 254-264     The cultural relation which existed between the Orient and the Occident before the Christian era. This early relation scanty and difficult, but free from any aggressive motives other than the seeking of a cultural contact. A review of historical facts which occurred in three periods of international relations between China ...
    Text  Kan-Hu, Dr. Kiang, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1931), 23 Oct 1930, 254-264   The cultural relation which existed between the Orient and the Occident before the Christian era. This early relation scanty and difficult, but free from any aggressive motives other than the ...
  • The Manchurian Crisis
    Text  Massey, The Honourable Vincent, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1932), 14 Jan 1932, 1-15     The situation in Manchuria one to command the active interest of Canada and why that is so. Being mindful of what events may flow from the destruction of a few metres of railway line four months ago at an unknown place in Manchuria—the Balkans of Asia. The international body whose ...
    Text  Massey, The Honourable Vincent, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1932), 14 Jan 1932, 1-15   The situation in Manchuria one to command the active interest of Canada and why that is so. Being mindful of what events may flow from the destruction of a few ...
  • Axis Occupation of Holland
    Text  Fung, K.S., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1942), 9 Apr 1942, 371-379     The speaker's experiences in Holland, being there for a year and a half during the German occupation. Things heard, seen, and learned, personally. The German invasion of Holland. Reasons and circumstances for surrender. The German government in Holland. Reduction of bicycle tax. Confiscation of goods, food, and vehicles. Rationing food ...
    Text  Fung, K.S., The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada: The Empire Club of Canada, 1942), 9 Apr 1942, 371-379   The speaker's experiences in Holland, being there for a year and a half during the German occupation. Things heard, seen, and learned, personally. The German invasion of Holland. Reasons and ...
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