Journal of Social Science

Journal of Social Science : October, 1891 (Classic Reprint)

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Excerpt from Journal of Social Science: October, 1891 A quarter of a century has now passed since the founding of the American Social Science Association. It was organized so mod estly that very few people knew of it during the first three years of its existence; but those years were used with good effect, and its Albany meeting, in 1869, seemed to all of us who were present a remarkable success. Very vividly do I recall that gathering at Albany, when Henry Villard presented his view of the scope of the society, and Horace Greeley proposed his Plan for popularizing its results. The public at large seemed indifferent: it is quite likely that the name Social Science created distrust. May I be pardoned for a purely personal reminiscence? I give it because it serves to prove that this want of effect among the people was rather apparent than real, and to show how such an Association as ours is likely to affect the country at large. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com 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.show more

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  • Paperback | 134 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 7mm | 191g
  • Forgotten Books
  • United States
  • English
  • , black & white illustrations
  • 0243201605
  • 9780243201600