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The Reich and the German Minorities 
Text  Mann, Klaus, The Reich and the German Minorities, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club of Canada, 1939), 9 Feb 1939, 230-242  The popularity of "Mein Kampf" in Germany. A literary critique of the book. The importance of the book to anyone interested in the future of Europe, and the future of the world. What Hitler's book reveals. Different editions of the book for each country in which it is available. One of the main...
Hitler's Demands: How Britain Meets Them 
Text  Ratcliffe, S.K., Hitler's Demands: How Britain Meets Them, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club of Canada, 1938), 13 Jan 1938, 170-181  Some introductory comments about the general world outlook. 1937 as a year of multiple troubles and anxieties. 1938 to tell us the direction in which the world is travelling: how the decision in Spain will go; what is likely to happen in the new imperial adventure of Italy in North Africa; what...
Germany: The Anatomy of a Crisis 
Text  Spencer, Dr. Robert, Germany: The Anatomy of a Crisis, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1962), 2 Nov 1961, 35-48  The current crisis in Berlin. The roots of the present crisis in wartime policies. Details about the agreement reached in 1944, and after. A history. The two phases of the present crisis. The nature of the crisis. The Wall. The closing of the frontier. Life in West Berlin. The difficulty or...
The Goat and the Vine 
Text  Macphail, Sir Andrew, The Goat and the Vine, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club of Canada, 1935), 6 Dec 1934, 161-172  A new reading of the old fable "The Goat and the Vine." Universal truth expressed in fables. "The Goat gnawed the Vine to the root; but the vine grew again, and yielded grapes whilst the goat lay dead upon the altar." Germany as the Vine; France as the Goat. The process by which we too become the...
The Prime Minister Reports 
Text  Drew, Colonel The Honourable George A., The Prime Minister Reports, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1948), 4 Jun 1947, 1-15  A joint meeting of The Empire Club of Canada and The Canadian Club of Toronto. The speaker's recent trip to Britain, France, Belgium, Holland and Germany. The regard with which Canada is perceived. A report on Western Europe, particularly Germany. The situation in Britain. Britain far from...
Britain Faces Germany 
Text  Woodside, Willson, Britain Faces Germany, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club of Canada, 1939), 1 Dec 1938, 138-152  The historical and long-standing intense colonial, commercial and naval rivalry between Germany and Britain. The extreme envy and hatred of Britain which has been growing up in Germany, and as exhibited during the Boer War. The question of peace or war in Europe a question between Germany and...
A Whole World Against Us 
Text  Woodside, Professor Willson, A Whole World Against Us, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club of Canada, 1935), 27 Sep 1934, 44-56  The speaker's presence in Germany before, during, and after the Hitler Revolution and his resulting chronicles of Germany and the Nazi Revolution. The Germans as a people without a sense of humour. Some anecdotes to illustrate the grim situation in Germany. The "Clean-up" of June 30. A Germany of...
Germany After Unification 
Text  Schmidt, Helmut, Germany After Unification, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club Foundation, 1997), 23 May 1996, 11-25  The role or rather the responsibilities of Germany after unification. Discussing Germany's role in a broader context and scope. Unification just one element in a revolutionary, growing change in the world situation and certainly one of long-lasting historical dimensions. The liberation of more...
Hitlerism 
Text  Beaubien, the Honourable C.P., Hitlerism, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club of Canada, 1940), 5 Oct 1939, 40-52  Ascertaining what kind of fighting machine Hitler has forged from within and also bolstered from without, in order to better see what are its strong points and its weak spots. An examination of Hitler as an autocrat. Autocrats throughout history. How Hitler is different. How he has disregarded all...
Germany Prepares for Conquest 
Text  Drew, Lieutenant-Colonel George A., Germany Prepares for Conquest, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club of Canada, 1936), 31 Oct 1935, 75-91  Living through one of the greatest, one of the most far-reaching events in the history of the world. The next few weeks to decide whether the principal of collective enforcement of peace, which was the dream of those who signed the Treaty of Versailles is to become a reality, or whether we are to...
Frontiers of Hope and Despair 
Text  van Paassen, Pierre, Frontiers of Hope and Despair, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club of Canada, 1934), 29 Mar 1934, 527-540  Instances and experiences told by the speaker to illustrate the militarization of the European Continent, and the masses of hungry and destitute people he has seen. The change in Europe since 1933. Consequences of the Treaty of Versailles. The situation in Germany. An examination of how Hitler...
The New Alignments in Europe 
Text  Brown, Harrison, The New Alignments in Europe, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club of Canada, 1936), 21 Nov 1935, 120-130  Something about the present tensions in Europe based on the speaker's travels. One of the chief factors in European politics today the attempt on the part of the present government in Germany to form a Fascist bloc which the Nazis hope shall stretch from the North Sea to the Bosphorus. The failure...
The Prussian Mind 
Text  Riddell, The Honourable William Renwick, The Prussian Mind, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club of Canada, 1917), 15 Mar 1917, 491-505  The self-exhibition of the Prussian mind made in several books recommended to the author by a now deceased German to the speaker, regarding the causes of the war. Comments based upon the reading recommended by the speaker's German acquaintance. The speaker as a Judge, trying to enter into the mind...
A Study of the Kaiser 
Text  Johnston, E.F.B., A Study of the Kaiser, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club of Canada, 1917), 22 Mar 1917, 506-516  An explanation, in a simple, connected sort of way about the Kaiser, and why he acts as he does, and the manner of man he is and evidently shows himself to be. The Kaiser's building of a navy that would at least math, if not conquer, the British navy and the British ships. The building of railways...
Some War Revelations 
Text  McCrimmon, Chancellor A.L., Some War Revelations, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club of Canada, 1915), 18 Mar 1915, 105-115  The war, revealing certain great principles of action and certain great trends of history. Some of our preconceptions being verified; others not. The trend of German ambition. A review of the history and traditions of Prussia and Germany, with three people coming to mind: Frederick of Prussia,...
The New Germany 
Text  Ryerson, Dr. George Sterling, The New Germany, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club of Canada, 1910), 24 Feb 1910, 160-168  The speaker's experiences in Germany many years ago as a young post-graduate student. The many friendships and opinions he formed at that time regarding the thoroughness, tenacity of purpose, perseverance, and self-sacrificing patriotism of the Germans. The undercurrent of mysticism, medeaevalism...
Postwar Treatment of Germany 
Text  Harding, Gilbert, Postwar Treatment of Germany, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club of Canada, 1945), 19 Oct 1944, 55-70  Readings from recent articles in Toronto newspapers. This topic of the postwar treatment of Germany vitally important in a time when Canadian youths are so pessimistic. The danger of forgetting the cost of the war, the waste of treasure, waste of life, the maimed, the crippled, the blind, the...
Germany and Austria at the Outbreak of War 
Text  Sommerville, Norman, Germany and Austria at the Outbreak of War, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club of Canada, 1915), 12 Apr 1915, 143-155  [This address given under the auspices of The Empire Club of Canada, Exhibition Military Camp, Toronto.] The speaker's experiences in Austria and Germany after the outbreak of war. Last year to have been Germany's great year; the year of years in which Germany was on exhibition, whether in the...
The Germany of Today 
Text  Horning, Professor L.E., The Germany of Today, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club of Canada, 1910), 10 Dec 1908, 79-90  The need to go a long way back in history in order to get at the sources of the movements that are now so important in Germany. Three factors that must be taken into account: the history of Prussia to its present greatness; the history of the little District of Brandenburg, which began even...
The New Germany 
Text  Von Luckner, Count and Lange, Prof. Victor, The New Germany, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club of Canada, 1932), 29 Nov 1932, 316-331  Count Von Luckner: The speaker here on a mission of goodwill, to destroy ill will caused by the war, and to get closer relations and better understanding. The speaker's personal background and experiences during the war. Prof. Lange: A new generation, a new mentality, a new regard for the world...
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