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|Additional Physical Format:||Print version:
Bertrand Russell's America: His Transatlantic Travels and Writings. Volume 1.
Hoboken : Taylor and Francis, ©2013
|Named Person:||Bertrand Russell; Bertrand Russell|
|Material Type:||Document, Internet resource|
|Document Type:||Internet Resource, Computer File|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Barry Feinberg; Ronald Kasrils
|Notes:||Originally published in 1973, this volume documents Bertrand Russell's travels in America covering the period 1896-1945. It is presented in two halves with the first a biographical account of Russell's involvement with the United States, with special reference to the seven visits he made there during this time period. Throughout this section the most representative of Russell's journalistic writings are highlighted and these are presented as full texts in the second half of the book. This collection is assembled to provide an understanding of Russell's deep and many-sided involvement.|
|Description:||1 online resource (389 pages).|
|Contents:||Cover; Bertrand Russell's America: His Transatlantic Travels and WritingsA Documented AccountVolume One 1896-1945; Copyright; Acknowledgements; Contents; Introduction; Part I:; 1. America in 1896; 2. Lucy Donnelly of Bryn Mawr; 3. The Harvard Term, 1914; 4. First World War; 5. A Letter to the President; 6. Controversy at Harvard; 7. Hopes and Fears; 8. Socialist Teacher, 1924; 9. Marriage and Morals; 10. Return to America, 1938; 11. A New York Appointment; 12. The Chair of Indecency; 13. The Barnes Foundation; 14. Getting Back to England; Illustrations; Part II:; President Wilson's Statement. America's Entry into the WarHopes and Fears as Regards America; Impressions of America; The American Intelligentsia; Is America Becoming Imperialistic?; The New Philosophy of America; Optimistic America; The Cinema as a Moral Influence; Homogeneous America; Thirty Years from Now; The End of Prohibition; On Equality; The Root Causes of the Depression; Can the President Succeed?; On States Rights; Individual Freedom in England and America; The American Mind; America: The Next World Centre; Democracy and Economics; The Case for U.S. Neutrality; Freedom and the Colleges. Education in America 3°^ The Problem of MinoritiesThe Problem of Minorities; Can Americans and Britons be Friends?; British and American Nationalism; Some Impressions of America; Bibliography; Index.|
|Series Title:||Routledge library editions., Russell.|