The Annals of the American Academy of Political and Social Science Volume 11

The Annals of the American Academy of Political and Social Science Volume 11

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1898 edition. Excerpt: ...part of the book to other reviewers competent to do justice to this important aspect of it, but of the main positions taken in the work and of its general tone and tenor, not less than of its admirable temper, there should be, it would seem, but one opinion, and that a decidedly favorable one. The work bears evidence of extensive and painstaking research and contains very few errors of citation. One only need be noted. Mr. Spencer does not, in his latest classification of the sciences, place "astronomy after physics and chemistry, " as stated on page 48, but merges physics and chemistry in geology, which he places See Science. New Series, Vol. iii, No. 60, Feb. 21, 1896, p. 294. after astronomy. The typography and general make-up of the book leave nothing to be desired, and there are very few typographical errors in the text proper, but owing to hasty proof-reading an unusually large number of such occur in the numerous citations in foreign languages, which will doubtless be corrected in another edition. It has a good index. The Workers (The East). An Experiment in Reality. By WALTER A. WYCKOFF. Pp. xiii, 270. Price, $r.25. New York: Chas. Scribner's Sons, 1897. Mr. Wyckofl, who is now Lecturer in Sociology at Princeton University, gives in this very readable volume, the contents of which have already attracted wide attention as they appeared in the form of articles in Scribner' Magazine last year, a view of the life-of the unskilled laborer in certain industries in the East. The author seeks to furnish an accurate account of the unskilled laborer's view of life as well as to give a clear picture of the social and economic conditions acting upon him. The author spent-some time in southeastern New York more

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  • Paperback | 202 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 11mm | 372g
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236918312
  • 9781236918314