James Garfield (Presidents & Their Times)

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Anticipating that the American government would could continue its protectionist publishing policies, Ottawa in 1889 passed an act requiring that, in order to secure Canadian copyright, a book would have to be published in Canada within one month of its publication elsewhere; otherwise, that book (in intent, that American book) would be considered common property in Canada, which meant it could be re-published without penalty by any Canadian firm. One of the features in recessions since the Great Depression, which is not common with those that came before, is government protection of bank deposits.

Pages: 96

Publisher: Cavendish Square Publishing (September 1, 2011)

ISBN: 1608701832

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