An Intellectual and Cultural History of the Western World. By Harry Elmer Barnes. New York: Random House. $5.00.
Two years ago Harry Elmer Barnes published a two thousand page book called "The History of Western Civilization." In betwe [...]
The story of human progress is not one with chronological history. All attempts to read a continuous advance into the time order and thus to show civilization as cumulatively advancing from era to era are futile. On the contrary, the chronicle of his [...]
The History of Western Civilisation. By Harry Elmer Barnes. New York: Harcourt, Brace and Company. Two Volumes. $10.00.
The "new" history, fathered by James Harvey Robinson, is history written from the point of view of social science [...]
The Higher Learning in America. By Robert Maynard Htitchins. New Haven: Yale University Press. $2.00. The American State University, By Norman Foerster. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press. $2.50.
Any discussion of the end [...]