The Atlantic Monthly, 1907, Vol. 100

The Atlantic Monthly, 1907, Vol. 100 : A Magazine of Literature, Science, Art, and Politics (Classic Reprint)

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Excerpt from The Atlantic Monthly, 1907, Vol. 100: A Magazine of Literature, Science, Art, and Politics And even of the drama and of litera ture and of art it is the sensational and the stimulating that attract the crowds. Crowds are always impulsive, masses are moved by nerve propulsion rather than by logic. And a government by crowds is a government by the impulses, by the convictions, by the predilections of the crowds. From the point of view of good govern ment, this is unfortunate. Sanity and sensationalism cannot dwell together in the same mind; emotional thrills do not lead to calm reflection, nor can impulse be the forerunner of reason. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.
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  • Paperback | 890 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 45mm | 1,166g
  • Forgotten Books
  • English
  • 224 Illustrations; Illustrations, black and white
  • 0243249802
  • 9780243249800