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Calvin B. Hoover


Lost Utopia

Assignment in Utopia. By Eugene Lyons. New York: Harcourt, Brace and Company. $3.50. It is impossible to give Eugene Lyons's "Assignment in Utopia" an ordinary review. It is too important a document for that. I have known the author almo [...]

Wooden Titan

Wooden Titan: Hindenburg in Twenty Years of German History, 1914-1934. By John W. Whcelcr-Bcnnctt. New York: William Morrow and Company. $3.00. Paul von hindenburg lived three almost distinct lives. The first of these dates from his birth in 1847 [...]

Dictatorship and Property

Few concepts in the history of ideas illustrate so well the conflict of forces that determine whether an idea is to live or die, as the Marxist concept of surplus value. For half a century now any economist has been able to prove, with neatness and d [...]


Hitler, By Rudolf Olden, New York: Covici-Kricde. $3.00. Hitler, By Konrad Heiden. New York: Alfred A, Knopf. $3.00. Rudolph olden's "Hitler" and Konrad Hei-den's "Hitler" are closely parallel analyses of the personality of Hit [...]

Dictators and Democracies

The current series of economic and political convulsions which racks the world has given rise to dictatorships in three countries of the first rank and has raised the question of whether the end of parliamentary government in all countries is in sigh [...]