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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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In the debut issue of Current History, Vol 1, the reader is transported back in time to the first few months of 1915. Compiled by Various authors, this comprehensive collection sheds light on the events and developments that shaped the world during this critical period. Though lacking a catchy title, the contents of this book more than make up for it with their depth and insight.

The volume covers a wide range of themes, analyzing political, social, and cultural issues prevalent in the early 20th century. Opening with an informative and concise index, readers can easily locate the specific topics that interest them most. From the outset, it becomes apparent that this publication is a treasure trove for history enthusiasts and academics alike.

One of the impressive aspects of this book is its ability to encompass a truly global perspective. The collective effort of the various contributors ensures that events from different corners of the world are thoroughly discussed. Whether it's the war in Europe, the turmoil in the Middle East, or the political dynamics in America, this anthology offers a comprehensive understanding of these significant moments in history.

The authors skillfully present their analyses, providing readers with thought-provoking insights and well-researched arguments. Furthermore, the book is filled with a wealth of primary sources, including speeches, articles, and political cartoons, allowing the reader to engage directly with the material and gain a more nuanced understanding of the perspectives of the time.

While some entries might lean towards a more academic style, the book remains accessible to a wider audience. The writing is clear and concise, ensuring that even those without extensive historical knowledge can grasp the key points being discussed. Additionally, the inclusion of maps and photographs further enriches the reading experience, aiding in visualizing the described events.

However, one minor drawback of this anthology is the occasional imbalance between the topics covered. Certain areas receive more attention than others, leading to a slight inconsistency in the level of detail provided. Nevertheless, this does not significantly detract from the overall quality and value of the publication.

Current History, Vol 1, Issue 1 is a must-read for anyone seeking an understanding of the critical events that unfolded from the beginning of 1915 to March of that year. This compilation of articles offers a unique perspective on the momentous historical moments that forever shaped our world. Though it may lack a captivating title, its contents are certain to captivate readers who are eager to delve into the past and expand their historical knowledge. As a starting point for those interested in the period, this volume is an invaluable resource and an excellent addition to any history lover's bookshelf.

First Page:

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... Continue reading book >>




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