Historians have always quarreled over the problem of personal influence in the determination of events. Is it the individual leader who by his genius and force of character decides their course, or is he simply the expression of a mass tendency which [...]
"We are the executors of Metternich." The phrase ran up and down the corridors of the Quai d'Orsay during the last Peace Conference. It was generally attributed to Balfour and had in it sufficient wit to make such parenthood possible. Moreo [...]
The Coming of the War. By Bernadotte E. Schmitt. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons. 2 vols. $10.00.
It is a matter of pride to the American historical fraternity that, following Professor Fay's comprehensive and authoritative study of the orig [...]