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The Americanization of Edward Bok : the autobiography of a Dutch boy fifty years after

Author: Edward William Bok; W David Lewis
Publisher: Chicago : Lakeside Press, 2000.
Series: Lakeside classics, 98.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Biography
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Bok, Edward William, 1863-1930.
Americanization of Edward Bok.
Chicago : Lakeside Press, 2000
(OCoLC)654324054
Named Person: Edward William Bok
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Edward William Bok; W David Lewis
OCLC Number: 45608472
Notes: Editor's Historical introduction, p. xvii-lix.
Description: lix, 459 pages : illustrations (some color), portraits, facsimiles ; 18 cm.
Contents: Historical introduction --
An explanation --
An introduction of two persons --
The first days in America --
The first job: fifty cents a week --
The hunger for self-education --
A presidential friend and a Boston pilgrimage --
Going to the theater with Longfellow --
Phillips Brook's books and Emerson's mental mist --
A plunge into Wall Street --
Starting a newspaper syndicate --
The first "Woman's page," "Literary leaves," and entering Scribner's --
The chances for success --
Baptism under fire --
Last years in New York --
Successful editorship --
FIrst years as a woman's editor --
Eugene Field's practical jokes --
Building up a magazine --
Meeting a reverse or two --
A signal piece of constructive work --
An adventure in civic and private art --
Theodore Roosevelt's influence --
The president and the boy --
The literary backstairs --
Women's clubs and woman suffrage --
Going home with Kipling and as a lecturer --
An excursion into the feminine nature --
Cleaning up patent medicine and other evils --
Adventures in civics --
A bewildered Bok --
How millions of people are reached --
A war magazine and war activities --
At the battle fronts of the Great War --
The end of thirty years editorship --
The third period --
Where America fell short with me --
What I owe to America.
Series Title: Lakeside classics, 98.
Other Titles: Autobiography of a Dutch boy fifty years after
Responsibility: by Edward W. Bok ; edited by W. David Lewis.

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