National Geographic : 1905 Dec
A Monumental Work Now in Press Z7he IRELAND REPORT on COLONIAL ADMINISTRATION IN THE FAR EAST This Report (the first volume of which will appear in January, 1906), by MR ALLEYNE IRELAND, F. R. G . S ., the acknowledged foremost authority on Comparative Colonization, will extend to ten or twelve volumes, covering exhaustively the field of British, French, Dutch, and American government in the tropical regions of the Far East, and will furnish The Only COMPREHENSIVE WORK in ENGLISH on this IMPORTANT SUBJECT IN ITS ENTIRETY THE WORK WILL INCLUDE VOLUMES ON BURMA, HONGKONG, BRITISH NORTH BORNEO, SARAWAK, STRAITS SETTLEMENTS, FEDERATED MALAY STATES, FRENCH INDO-CHINA, JAVA, and the PHILIPPINE ISLANDS The great value of this work to all students of Political Science will be readily appreciated in view of the growing importance of the Far Eastern Tropics, both in their commercial relations and as an element in International Politics. SOME REPRESENTATIVE SUBSCRIBERS: The following list of a few of the subscribers who have already registered their order for one or more sets of THE IRELAND REPORT will indicate the estimation in which this important work is held in all parts of the world. In addition to these, very many subscriptions have i een received from State and Public Libraries, Educational Institutions, Officials, Statesmen, and private individuals both in the United States and abroad. U. S. Department of State U. S. War Department U. S. Department of Justice U. S. Dept. Commerce and Labor Library of Congress (A dditionalto the copies required for purposes of copyright.) U. S. Military Academy U. S. Infantry and Cavalry School Government of Porto Rico Government of the Moro Province, Philippine Islands Maj. Gen. Leonard Wood, U. S. A . Hon. Nelson W. Aldrich, U. S. S. Library of Parliament, Ottawa Parliament of the Commonwealth of Australia H. E . Sir Matthew Nathan, K. C. M. G., Governor of Hong-kong H. E . Sir Cavendish Boyle. K. C. M. G., Governor of Mauritius Rt. Hon. A. J. Balfour, M. P. Foreign Office, London Colonial Office, London India Office, London British Embassy, Washington British Museum Royal Geog aphical Society Royal Colonial Institute Minister of Colonies, The Hague H. E. Everard im Thurn, C. B ., C. M. G. . Governor of Fiji Harvard University Yale University Columbia University Princeton University Cornell University Trinity College, Hartford University of Nebraska "The Times," London " The Nation," New York "The Independent," New York H. H. The Raja of Sarawak H. E . Phya Sri Sahadheb, Vice Minister of Interior, Siam Government of Siam Government of Burma Government of Hong-kong Government of Madras Government of Bengal Government of United Provinces Government of Ceylon Gov't of the Straits Settlements Government of Southern Nigeria Government of Mauritius Government of Selangor Government of Perak Government of Wei-hai-wei Gov't, East Africa Protectorate Gov't, Federated Malay States British North Borneo Company " The Rangoon Gazette," Burma " The Atlantic Monthly," Boston SOME OPINIONS OF THE REPORT: From Sir CHARLES BROOKE, U. C. fl. G., Raja of Sarawak: " I feel no hesitation in saying that the Reports will be found very valuable to any one who takes an interest in distant foreign governments, of which Mr Ireland has reported clearly and justly." From JACOB GOULD SCHURflAN, LL.D., President of Cornell University: " Your work will meet a real need in our literature. . .. Your Tropical Colonization is a guarantee of your qualifications to make the undertaking one of high character." From Sir FRANK SWETTENHAfl, K. C. P1. G., former Governor of the Straits Settle ments and High Commissionerfor the Federated Malay States : "From what I have seen of Mr Ireland and his work, there is no doubt that he will do justice to his subject, and I feel great confidence that his facts will be reliable." From WOODROW WILSON, LL.D., President of Princeton University : " I know how interesting and important Mr Ireland's Report on Colonial Administration is likely to be, and I will take pleasure in recommending it to our librarian." For Other Opinions of Mr Ireland's Work, See Opposite Page SHALL, MAYNARD & COMPANY, 55 Arrow St., Cambridge, Mass.