FRANCE: Incalculable. . . Prosperity

The striking thesis was weightily advanced in Paris, last week, that France has doubled or tripled in economic strength, directly as a result of the War.

In a massive 343-page report this conclusion is drawn from a multitude of sources by Commercial Counselor Joseph R. Cahill of the British Embassy at Paris. The report was issued in book form, last week, by the British Department of Overseas Trade and produced an international sensation. One of its major conclusions, that French prosperity is due in large part to the French protective tariff, was promptly...

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