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America now : an inquiry into civilization in the United States by thirty-six Americans

Author: Harold Stearns
Publisher: New York : C. Scribner's Sons ; London : C. Scribner's Sons, 1938.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Harold Stearns
OCLC Number: 1509142
Notes: "Who's who of the contributors": pages 581-594.
Description: x, 606 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: [1.] The arts: Amusement: radio and movies / Louis R. Reid --
Literature / John Chamberlain --
Poetry / Louise Bogan --
Music / Deems Taylor --
The theatre / Joseph Wood Krutch --
Art / Sheldon Cheney --
Architecture / Douglas Haskell --
[2.] Business and labor: Business / John T. Flynn --
The new labor movement / Louis Stark --
Economics / Walton H. Hamilton --
Advertising / Roy S. Durstine --
[3.] Science and industry: Science / Gerald Wendt --
Industry / E.D. Kennedy --
Invention / Roger Burlingame --
[4.] Politics: Public opinion / Bruce Bliven --
Radicalism / George Soule --
Communist mentalities / Evelyn Scott --
War / Mauritz A. Hallgren --
The law / Zechariah Chafee, Jr. --
[5.] Education: Education / Christian Gauss --
Journalism -magazines / Robert Cantwell --
Journalism -newspapers / John Cowles --
The intellectual life / The editor --
[6.] Types of living: The small town / Robert L. Duffus --
Sports / John Kieran --
The family / Elsie Clews Parsons --
[7.] Health: General medicine / Logan Clendening --
Psychiatry / Karl A. Menninger --
Birth control and population / Hannah Stone --
[8.] Race: Race-prejudice / Jacques Barzun --
The Negro / V.F. Calverton --
[9.] Religion: Protestant faiths / H. Paul Douglass --
Catholicism in America / Francis X. Talbot --
[10.] Supplement: American civilization from the foreign point of view: Oriental / Lin Yutang --
Mexican / H. Valle --
English / Sir Willmott Lewis.
Responsibility: edited, with an introduction by Harold E. Stearns.

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