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New York Times, Current History, Vol 1, Issue 1 From the Beginning to March, 1915 With Index   By:

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THE NEW YORK TIMES

CURRENT HISTORY

A MONTHLY MAGAZINE

THE EUROPEAN WAR

VOLUME I.

From the Beginning to March, 1915 With Index

[Illustration]

NEW YORK THE NEW YORK TIMES COMPANY 1915

Copyright 1914, 1915, By The New York Times Company

CONTENTS

NUMBER I.

WHAT MEN OF LETTERS SAY Page

COMMON SENSE ABOUT THE WAR 11 By George Bernard Shaw

SHAW'S NONSENSE ABOUT BELGIUM 60 By Arnold Bennett

BENNETT STATES THE GERMAN CASE 63 By George Bernard Shaw

FLAWS IN SHAW'S LOGIC 65 By Cunninghame Graham

EDITORIAL COMMENT ON SHAW 66

SHAW EMPTY OF GOOD SENSE 68 By Christabel Pankhurst

COMMENT BY READING OF SHAW 73

OPEN LETTER TO PRESIDENT WILSON 76 By George Bernard Shaw

A GERMAN LETTER TO G. BERNARD SHAW 80 By Herbert Eulenberg

BRITISH AUTHORS DEFEND ENGLAND'S WAR 82 With Facsimile Signatures

THE FOURTH OF AUGUST EUROPE AT WAR 87 By H.G. Wells

IF THE GERMANS RAID ENGLAND 89 By H.G. Wells

SIR OLIVER LODGE'S COMMENT 92

WHAT THE GERMAN CONSCRIPT THINKS 93 By Arnold Bennett

FELIX ADLER'S COMMENT 95

WHEN PEACE IS SERIOUSLY DESIRED 97 By Arnold Bennett

BARRIE AT BAY: WHICH WAS BROWN? 100 An Interview on the War

A CREDO FOR KEEPING FAITH 102 By John Galsworthy

HARD BLOWS, NOT HARD WORDS 103 By Jerome K. Jerome

"AS THEY TESTED OUR FATHERS" 106 By Rudyard Kipling

KIPLING AND "THE TRUCE OF THE BEAR" 107

ON THE IMPENDING CRISIS 107 By Norman Angell

WHY ENGLAND CAME TO BE IN IT 108 By Gilbert K. Chesterton

SOUTH AFRICA'S BOERS AND BRITONS 125 By H. Rider Haggard

CAPT. MARK HAGGARD'S DEATH IN BATTLE 128 By H. Rider Haggard

AN ANTI CHRISTIAN WAR 129 By Robert Bridges

ENGLISH ARTISTS' PROTEST 130

TO ARMS! 132 By Sir Arthur Conan Doyle

CONAN DOYLE ON BRITISH MILITARISM 140

THE NEED OF BEING MERCILESS 144 By Maurice Maeterlinck

LETTERS TO DR. NICHOLAS MURRAY BUTLER 146 By Baron d'Estournelles de Constant

THE VITAL ENERGIES OF FRANCE 153 By Henri Bergson

FRANCE THROUGH ENGLISH EYES 153 With Rene Bazin's Appreciation

THE SOLDIER OF 1914 156 By Rene Doumic

GERMANY'S CIVILIZED BARBARISM 160 By Emile Boutroux

THE GERMAN RELIGION OF DUTY 170 By Gabriele Reuter

A LETTER TO GERHART HAUPTMANN 174 By Romain Rolland

A REPLY TO ROLLAND 175 By Gerhart Hauptmann

ANOTHER REPLY TO ROLLAND 176 By Karl Wolfskehl

ARE WE BARBARIANS? 178 By Gerhart Hauptmann

TO AMERICANS FROM A GERMAN FRIEND 180 By Ludwig Fulda

APPEAL TO THE CIVILIZED WORLD 185 By Professors of Germany

APPEAL OF THE GERMAN UNIVERSITIES 187

REPLY TO THE GERMAN PROFESSORS 188 By British Scholars

CONCERNING THE GERMAN PROFESSORS 192 By Frederic Harrison

THE REPLY FROM FRANCE 194 By M. Yves Guyot and Prof Bellet

TO AMERICANS IN GERMANY 198 By Prof. Adolf von Harnack

A REPLY TO PROF. HARNACK 201 By Some British Theologians

PROF. HARNACK IN REBUTTAL 203

THE CAUSES OF THE WAR 206 By Theodore Niemeyer

COMMENT BY DR. MAX WALTER 208

NUMBER II.

WHO BEGAN THE WAR AND WHY?

SPEECHES BY KAISER WILHELM II. 210

THE MIGHTY FATE OF EUROPE 219 As Interpreted by Theobald von Bethmann Hollweg, German Imperial Chancellor.

AUSTRIA HUNGARY'S VERSION OF THE WAR 226 By Kaiser Frawz Josef and Count Berchtold

A GERMAN REVIEW OF THE EVIDENCE 228 Certified by Dr. Bernhard Dernburg, German ex Colonial Secretary

"TRUTH ABOUT GERMANY" 244 Attested by Thirty four German Dignitaries

SPECULATIONS ABOUT PEACE, SEPTEMBER, 1914 273 Report by James W... Continue reading book >>




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