Atlantic Monthly Volume 90

Atlantic Monthly Volume 90

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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. 1902 edition. Excerpt: ... around a truly novel plot and is a strong arraignment of self-interested labor leaders with socialistic tendencies. JOHN PERCYFIELD, by C. Hargford Henderson, is described in its subtitle as The Anatomy of Cheerfulness. It is an unusual and notable book presenting an idyllic love story in a setting of discursive prose wherein humor, sentiment, and reflection are charmingly mingled. A/ice Prescott Smiz'/1's Tm: LEGATEE pictures vividly the life in a Wisconsin lumber town, its labor antagonisms, and the catastrophe of a forest fire. Notices of these novels will be given in the May BULLETIN. MERICAN DIPLOMACY IN THE ORIENT, by 170/m W. Foster, seems likely to be accepted at " once as a standard work. The Boston Advertiser says in the course of an extended review: " General Foster's knowledge of our diplomatic history ' is probably more comprehensive than that of any other American. His varied and exceedingly creditable service in the department of state, recently recognized afresh by his appointment as United States representative in the Alaskan boundary commission, places him first in our diplomatic corps. In his new volume he examines the role played by the United States in the solution of commercial, political, and racial questions in the Orient. The ample statement of fact makes the book valuable to the political student." "His new book," says the Chicago Record-Hera/d, "must bring him new laurels as an author. It is a noteworthy contribution to diplomatic history, and its patriotic yet judicial tone, its easy and dignified style, and its comprehensive survey of the whole field give it lasting value." The Philadelphia Tc/egm/1/z predicts that "the book will have wide acceptance...show more

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  • Paperback
  • 189 x 246 x 30mm | 1,021g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236884884
  • 9781236884886