Review of Reviews,  20 (1899), 329–39.

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    Observes that several newspaper reports have suggested that the forthcoming Exposition Universelle Internationale de Paris en 1900 might be boycotted after the recent guilty verdict in the court-martial of Alfred Dreyfus, although, in fact, 'of the two thousand intending British exhibitors, only twenty-three had indicated in a more or less tentative fashion their intention to withdraw' (336–37). Also reports that 'In welcome contrast to the unbridled denunciation of France and the French which followed the verdict at Rennes, there has been a welcome interchange of international hospitalities between the British Association, which met at Dover, and the similar French Association which was meeting at Boulogne. It is much to be desired in the interests of international fraternity that these visits of courtesy should increase and multiply' (337–38).

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