Book Review Digest Volume 8

Book Review Digest Volume 8

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1912 edition. Excerpt: ... work, and for its dispassionate arguments upon the types of control available." + ind. 73: 41. Jl. 4, '12. 200w. "A work valuable for both student and general reader." + J. Pol. Econ. 20: 761. Jl. '12. 200w. "lt may be doubted that a better plea for regulation could be put together, and naturally there is no ground for the objection that it does not consider the need of regulation." + N. Y. Times. 17: 403. Jl. 7, '12. 830w. "Will take an important place in the existing literature on this subject. Dr. King has himself contributed six chapters, which are well caiculated to give the reader a grasp of essential principles and to weld the various parts of the book into a coherent whole." + Pol. Scl. Q. 27: 555. S. '12. 70w. + Survey. 28: 687. Ag. 31, '12. 120w. KiNG, FRANKLiN HiRAM. Farmers of forty 1 centuries: or. Permanent agriculture in China, Korea and Japan. i1. $2.50. Mrs. F H. King, 1540 University av., Madison, Wis. 11-31978 A posthumous work practically completed at the time of the author's death and based upon first-hand inquiry into the agricultural conditions of China, Korea and Japan with a view to understanding how the countries have been able to maintain their land in a permanent state of fertility. "The soul of the book lies in its appreciative delineation of methods that have sufficed for the maintenance through many centuries of perhaps the highest average productivity ever attained by great peoples, and its chief lesson lies in the realization of this by simple domestic means. The style of the book is excellent and the two hundred and forty odd half tones effectively illustrate the text." (Science.) KiNG, FRANKLiN H i RAM--Continued. "The author was a keen, trained observer and a...show more

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  • Paperback | 630 pages
  • 188.98 x 246.13 x 32.26mm | 1,111.3g
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  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236550471
  • 9781236550477