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The Twentieth Century American Being a Comparative Study of the Peoples of the Two Great Anglo-Saxon Nations   By: (1859-1930)

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Transcriber's Notes: Variations in spelling and hyphenation have been left as in the original. Some typographical and punctuation errors have been corrected. A complete list follows the text.

Words surrounded by underscores are in italics in the original. Ellipses match the original. A row of asterisks represents a thought break.

The Twentieth Century American Being A Comparative Study of the Peoples of the Two Great Anglo Saxon Nations BY H. PERRY ROBINSON AUTHOR OF "MEN BORN EQUAL," "THE AUTOBIOGRAPHY OF A BLACK BEAR," ETC. [Illustration] The Chautauqua Press CHAUTAUQUA, NEW YORK MCMXI

COPYRIGHT, 1908

BY

G. P. PUTNAM'S SONS

The Knickerbocker Press, New York

TO

THOSE READERS,

WHETHER ENGLISH OR AMERICAN,

WHO

AGREE WITH WHATEVER IS SAID IN THE

FOLLOWING PAGES IN LAUDATION OF

THEIR OWN COUNTRY

THIS BOOK

IS INSCRIBED IN THE HOPE

THAT THEY WILL BE EQUALLY READY TO ACCEPT

WHATEVER THEY FIND IN PRAISE

OF

THE OTHER.

[Illustration: The British Isles and the United States.

A Comparison (see Chapter IV.)]

PREFATORY NOTE

There are already many books about America; but the majority of these have been written by Englishmen after so brief an acquaintance with the country that it is doubtful whether they contribute much to English knowledge of the subject.

My reason for adding another volume to the list is the hope of being able to do something to promote a better understanding between the peoples, having as an excuse the fact that I have lived in the United States for nearly twenty years, under conditions which have given rather exceptional opportunities of intimacy with the people of various parts of the country socially, in business, and in politics... Continue reading book >>




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