MR. AKERS contrasts in this book the unscientific, and unbusinesslike, rubber-collecting industry of Brazil with the rubber-planting enterprises of the British and Dutch East Indies, which are conducted on more or less scientific lines and with the commercial skill and acumen which distinguishes the two peoples concerned with these East Indian Colonies.
The Rubber Industry in Brazil and the Orient.
By C. E. Akers. Pp. xv + 320. (London: Methuen and Co., Ltd., 1914.) 6s. net.