The Nation Volume 98

The Nation Volume 98

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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. 1914 edition. Excerpt: ...CO.,12Z S.Michigan Ave., CHICAGO UNPOPULA GOVERNMENT IN THE UNITED STATES. By ALBERT M. KALES, Professor of Law in Northwestern University. The first part of the volume deals with the rise of the politocrats; the second discusses various expedients for restoring the American ideal of democracy; while the third considers constructive proposals like the commission form of government for smaller cities, and the application of the principles underlying this form to larger cities and the state, and to the selection of judges. These constructive suggestions are, in the author's judgment, summed up in the proposed political reform known as the short ballot. 270 pages, '.i2mo, cloth; $1.60, postage extra (weight 24 oz.) MASTERS OF THE WILDERNESS. By CHARLES B. REED. (Chicago Historical Society, "Fort Dearborn Series.") The opening essay, which gives its title to the volume, is a highly interesting and carefully wrought account of the origin and upgrowth of the Hudson's Bay Company. with a portrayal of its powerful influence on the development of Canada. "The Beaver Club," the second essay in the volume, is closely allied to the first, and concerns a social club 0! Montreal, the members of which were drawn from the partners and factors of the Northwestern Fur Company, for many years a rival of the Hudson's Bay Company. The concluding essay, "A Dream of Empire," recounts with many fresh details the adventures of Tonty in Old Louisiana. 154 pages, 16mo, cloth; $1.00, postage extra (weight 12 oz.) ANIMAL COMMUNITIES IN TEMPERATE AMERICA. FA Study in Animal Ecology Designed to Serve as a Reference Work and Textbook. By WICTOR ERNEST SHELFORD of the Department of Zoology in the University of Chicago. This volume...show more

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  • Paperback | 954 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 48mm | 1,665g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236810864
  • 9781236810861