Black Reconstruction. An Essay fmvard a History of the Part Which Black Polk Played in the Attempt to Reconstruct Democracy in America, 1860-00. By W. E. B. Du Bois. New York: Harcourt, Brace and Company. $4.50.
Dr. du bois is probably the greate [...]
The United States Since 1865. By Louis M. Hacker and Benjamin B. Kendrick. New York: F. S. Crofts and Company. $5.00.
The interest of the country and the world in the history of the United States since the great struggle for nationalism, 18 [...]
Tke Autobiography of Lincoln Steffens. New York: Harcourt, Brace and Company. 2 vols. $7.50.
Autobiography is a difficult art, one which has seldom been cultivated with success by members of this great republic. Henry Adams wrote a great book [...]
Correspondence Between Thomas Jefferson and Pierre Samuel du Pont de Nemours, 1798-1817. Edited by Dumas Malone and translated by Linwood Lehman. Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company. $4.00.
These letters reveal the minds of two of the most inter [...]
George Harvey, a Passionate Patriot. By Willis Fletcher Johnson. Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company. $5.00.
Mr. willis fletcher johnson likes to challenge his readers, as one may see from the title of his biography of Colonel George Harvey; for th [...]
In the later decades of the nineteenth century a German scientist, Emil du Bois-Reymond, delivered a notable lecture on the Seven World Riddles. The seven world riddles were the nature of matter and force, the origin of motion, the origin of lif [...]
"A decent respect to the opinions of mankind requires that they should declare the causes which impel them to the separation."
"We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by thei [...]
Woodrow Wilson, Life and Letters. By Ray Stannard Baker. Garden City: Doubleday, Doran and Company. Vols. III and IV. $10.00.
The first installment of Mr. Baker's life of Wilson presented the intimate papers and letters of Woodrow Wilson durin [...]
The Founding of American Civilisation: The Middle Colonies. By Thomas Jefferson Wertenhaker. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, $.100.
Thomas J. Wertenbaker has studied and taught history for about thirty years in Texas, Virginia, and New J [...]