Government by the People

TitleGovernment by the People
Year for Search1895
Authors[Berens], [Lewis Henry](?-1914), and [Singer], [Ignatius]
Tertiary AuthorsAuthors of The Story of My Dictatorship, [pseud.]
Date Published1895
PublisherBliss, Sands and Foster
Place PublishedLondon
KeywordsAotearoa New Zealand author, Australian author, English author, Male author
Annotation

Non-fiction presentation of a detailed scheme for a new political system stressing administration over politics and how to bring it about. Includes chapters on the civil service; the national assembly, which has no speaker or prime minister, and its committees; "The Chamber of Experts", which has educational qualifications for membership; local government; the constitution; rights of minorities; and social ethics. 

Pseudonym

The Authors of The Story of My Dictatorship [pseud.]

Holding Institutions

ICRL, PSt

Author Note

The authors were Australian but are known to have been involved in the single tax and land nationalization movements in Australia, Aotearoa/New Zealand, and the UK. Berens was a jeweler and Singer was a chemist. Singer lived in Aotearoa/New Zealand for a time, and both also lived in Britain. Berens (?-1914 also wrote a book on the Digger Movement.

Full Text

1895 [Berens, Lewis H. (?-1914) and Ignatius Singer]. Government By the People. By The Authors of The Story of My Dictatorship [pseud.]. London: Bliss, Sands and Foster. ICRL, PSt

Non-fiction presentation of a detailed scheme for a new political system stressing administration over politics and how to bring it about. Includes chapters on the civil service; the national assembly, which has no speaker or prime minister, and its committees; “The Chamber of Experts”, which has educational qualifications for membership; local government; the constitution; rights of minorities; and social ethics. The authors were Australian but are known to have been involved in the single tax and land nationalization movements in Australia, Aotearoa/New Zealand, and the UK. Berens was a jeweler and Singer was a chemist. Singer lived in Aotearoa/New Zealand for a time, and both also lived in Britain. Berens also wrote a book on the Digger Movement.