Youth and the New World: Essays from the Atlantic Monthly SIGNED 1921 by Ralph Philip Boas ~ condition of American society and its future


Title: Youth and the New World: Essays from the Atlantic Monthly

Author: Ralph Philip Boas (editor)

Description: Inscribed by Boas on the ffep. First Edition. Maroon cloth boards with gilt lettering; Atlantic Monthly logo blind stamped on the front board. Spine cocked; light wear to board edges. Pages are a bit toned; one leaf has a spot of soiling, otherwise interior is clean. 320, plus [4] pp. ads. 7.5 x 5.25 inches.

An anthology of essays regarding the current condition and future of American society, politics, international relations, Americanization, trade-unionism, education, the role of women, and popular religion, as they all stood at the end of the First World War. Authors include George Boas, Bertrand Russell, and Frances Parkinson Keyes. Includes brief biographical notes for each of the authors.

Contents: The Other Side (Margaret Sherwood); A Letter to the Rising Generation (Cornelia A. P. Comer); This Older Generation (Randolph S. Bourne); Education: The Mastery of the Arts of Life (Arthur E. Morgan); Intercollegiate Athletics and the War (Le Baron Russell Briggs); Some Blank Misgivings (George Boas); The Calumniated Collegian (Mary Leal Harkness); Religio Magistri (Henry Noble MacCracken); Our Village (William Peters Reeves); The Suburb de Luxe (Edward Yeomans); Sentimental America (Henry Seidel Canby); A Criticism of Two-Party Politics (J. N. Larned); The Value of Existing Trade-Unionism (Charles Norman Fay); The Economic Necessity of Trade-Unionism (John Mitchell); The Ethics of Speculation (Charles F. Dole); The Americanization Americanize? (Gino Speranza); Americanization: The Other Side of the Case (John Kulamer); National Independence and Internationalism (Bertrand Russell); On the Fence (Frances Parkinson Keyes); Enlarge the Place of Thy Tent (Anne C. E. Allinson); Reasonable Hopes of American Religion (George A. Gordon).

The editor and author of this volume's introduction, Ralph P. Boas (1887-1944), was an educator in Springfield, Massachusetts and later a professor at Mount Holyoke and Wheaton Colleges. He was the father of the historian Marie Boas Hall and the mathematician and educator Ralph Philip Boas, Jr.

Binding: Hardcover
Condition: Good+
Jacket Condition: None

Publisher: Atlantic Monthly Press
Place: Boston
Year: 1921

Language: English

ISBN: n/a

Keywords: anthology, essays, Atlantic Monthly, trade unionism, internationalism, America, popular religion, education, Americanization,

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