The Book Review Digest; Annual Cumulation Volume 11

The Book Review Digest; Annual Cumulation 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. 1916 edition. Excerpt: ... your work; let he scoffers say what they will; victory may not come in your time; no matter; keep on working. Six lectures make up the contents: The greatest problem of the twentieth century; The Bible and war; The church and peace; Christianity and militarism; Some fallacies of militarism; What. then, shall we do? The great problem of the century is, How shall we get the nations of the earth to live together in peace? Like other peace advocates Dr. Jefferson has come to the conclusion that the solution lies in some form of international union. JEWETT, FRANCES GULICK). Next eneration; a study in t e hysiology of nheritance. 11 '75c Glnn 57% 14-17256 The purpose of the book is to present some of the facts about inheritance to young people. It is made up of a series of unrelated chapters on the Mendelian law, Darwin, acquired chameteristics, cell life, the harmful effects of alcohol and nicotine, the prevention of blindness, etcAt the end of the book there are questions for review, a. short bibliography and an index. "The book is competent and wise, but some of the statements seem to us to require safeguarding." +--Nature 952173 Ap 15 '15 230w "Her book undoubtedly will serve a useful purpose. in the opinion of the reviewer, however, it suffers from the fact that the author has failed to distinguish between the field of preventive medicine and the propaganda of eugenics. The facts upon which social rophylaxis rests are sound and well establis ed. The facts upon which the eugenics propaganda rests are still insecure and problematical." H. C. Stevens +--School R 23:13? F '15 600w "Sane and practical, inspiring to high ideals and accomplishment."-1-WI: Lib Bull 11:207 Je '15 40w JEWETT, LOUISE ROGERS. Master...show more

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  • Paperback | 268 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 14mm | 485g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236862031
  • 9781236862037