Excerpt from England After the War England, a wounded giant, is struggling to recover strength. Other countries in the intervals of their own embarrassments and strivings are watching with an interested, if t an anxious, eye to discover if in a new vitality the giant is to choose a new way of life. There are certainly some signs of it. Guided by a spirit which is essentially stable England may well try vel methods for meeting unexampled conditions. Experiments of deep consequence to this country will have a significance and influence beyond our borders. England automatically emerges as a leader in after-war conditions for the world and the path the country treads may lead to hope and encouragement, may conceivably bring in sight a beacon of warning to the observing nations outside. In the following pages there are sketched some of the main features of England in a state of transformation. That it is a complete picture is t suggested. In the shifting scenes of the moment one can do more than secure a snapshot. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art techlogy to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.