Civilization in the United States: An Inquiry by Thirty Americans

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CIVILZATION IN THE UNITED STATES
AN INQUIRY BY THIRTY AMERICANS

EDITED BY HAROLD E. STEARNS

NEW YORK HARCOURT, BRACE AND COMPANY

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Table of contents

Table of contents

  • Title Page i
  • Preface iii
  • Contents *
  • THE CITY 3
  • POLITICS 21
  • JOURNALISM 35
  • THE LAW 53
  • EDUCATION 77
  • SCHOLARSHIP AND CRITICISM 93
  • SCHOOL AND COLLEGE LIFE 109
  • THE INTELLECTUAL LIFE 135
  • SCIENCE 151
  • PHILOSOPHY 163
  • THE LITERARY LIFE 179
  • MUSIC 199
  • POETRY 215
  • ART 227
  • THE THEATRE 243
  • ECONOMIC OPINION 255
  • RADICALISM 271
  • THE SMALL TOWN 285
  • HISTORY 297
  • SEX 309
  • THE FAMILY 319
  • THE ALIEN 337
  • RACIAL MINORITIES 351
  • ADVERTISING 381
  • BUSINESS 397
  • ENGINEERING 417
  • NERVES 427
  • MEDICINE 443
  • SPORT AND PLAY 457
  • HUMOUR 463
  • American Civilization from the Foreign Point of View 467
  • I. AS AN ENGLISHMAN SEES IT 469
  • II. AS AN IRISHMAN SEES IT 489
  • III. AS AN ITALIAN SEES IT 508
  • BIBLIOGRAPHICAL NOTES 529
  • WHO'S WHO OF THE CONTRIBUTORS TO THIS VOLUME 557
  • Index 565
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