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Alistair Cooke • 48 Items / 16 Books, 12 Articles, 19 Reviews, 1 Film
One Man's America (1952)
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Published Reviews
  1. [+]
    Cooke's Tour of America (Review)
    One Man's America, by Alistair Cooke
    1. One Man's America by Alistair Cooke
    The American Mercury, August 1952, pp. 108-112
  2. [+]
    As Others See Us (Review)
    One Man's America, by Alistair Cooke
    1. One Man's America by Alistair Cooke
    Commonweal, June 27, 1952, pp. 300-301
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    Some Intimate Essays (Review)
    One Man's America, by Alistair Cooke
    1. One Man's America by Alistair Cooke
    The New Republic, May 5, 1952, p. 20
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    Atlantic Bookshelf (5 Reviews)
    The Peripatetic Reviewer
    1. One Man's America by Alistair Cooke
    2. The Houses in Between by Howard Spring
    3. The Bogman by Walter Macken
    4. Maeve, the Huntress by James Reynolds
    5. So Long to Learn by John Masefield
    The Atlantic Monthly, June 1952, pp. 77-79
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    New Books (13 Reviews)
    Architects, Decorators, Soothsayers
    1. Literary America by David E. Scherman and Rosemarie Redlich
    2. One Man's America by Alistair Cooke
    3. Boswell in Holland, 1763-1764 by Frederick A. Pottle and James Boswell
    4. The Private Papers of Senator Vandenberg by Arthur H. Vandenberg, Jr. and Joe Alex Morris, ...
    5. How We Elect Our Presidents by Will Rogers and Donald Day
    6. The Future of American Politics by Samuel Lubell
    7. The Struggle for Europe by Chester Wilmot
    8. Main Fleet to Singapore by Russell Grenfell
    9. Glory Road by Bruce Catton
    10. Troopship by Kate Holliday
    11. Footnotes on Nature by John Kieran
    12. The Desert Year by Joseph Wood Krutch
    13. How to Travel Incognito by Ludwig Bemelmans
    The Harpers Monthly, May 1952, pp. 102-106
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    Briefly Noted (14 Reviews)
    General
    1. One Man's America by Alistair Cooke
    2. Visa to Moscow by Michel Gordey
    3. Not All Vanity by Agnes de Stoeckl
    4. The Judges and the Judged by Merle Miller
    5. Blood, Oil, and Sand by Ray Brock
    6. Exploration of the Valley of the Amazon by William Lewis Herndon
    7. The American Expedition by Sven Waxell
    8. Wilkie Collins by Kenneth Robinson
    9. Thomas Hardy by Edmund Blunden
    10. The Extraordinary Mr. Morris by Howard Swiggett
    11. The Bolshevik Revolution, 1917-1923 by E.H. Carr
    12. Fifty Years of the South Atlantic Quarterly, 1902-1952 by William Baskerville Hamilton
    13. Auden: An Introductory Essay by Richard Hoggart
    14. In His True Centre by Arnold L. Haskell
    The New Yorker, April 26, 1952, pp. 126-134
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    Brief Comments (22 Reviews)
    Twenty-two outstanding books of the previous quarter
    1. John Adams and the Prophets of Progress by Zoltan Haraszti
    2. The Spirit of Liberty by Learned Hand and Irving Dilliard
    3. Revolutions of 1848: A Social History by Priscilla S. Robertson
    4. The Private Papers of Senator Vandenberg by Arthur H. Vandenberg, Jr. and Joe Alex Morris, ...
    5. Economy in the National Government by Paul H. Douglas
    6. The Price of Revolution by D.W. Brogan
    7. American Capitalism by John Kenneth Galbraith
    8. One Man's America by Alistair Cooke
    9. Working With Roosevelt by Samuel I. Rosenman
    10. Rag, Tag and Bobtail by Lynn Montross
    11. A Two-Party South? by Alexander Heard
    12. Flamingo Hunt by Paul A. Zahl
    13. Anne Frank: The Diary of a Young Girl by Anne Frank
    14. Rome and a Villa by Eleanor Clark
    15. A Composer's World by Paul Hindemith
    16. The Thurber Album by James Thurber
    17. Yale College: An Educational History, 1871-1921 by George Wilson Pierson
    18. Love is a Wound by Worth Tuttle Hedden
    19. Invisible Man by Ralph Ellison
    20. The Closest Kin There Is by Clara Winston
    21. The Alexandrians by Charles Mills
    22. The Golden Hand by Edith Simon
    The American Scholar, Autumn 1952, pp. 505-508
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    Recent Books on International Relations (29 Reviews)
    The United States
    1. The United States in World Affairs, 1951 by Richard P. Stebbins
    2. The America Approach to Foreign Policy by Dexter Perkins
    3. American Crisis Diplomacy by Richard W. Van Alstyne
    4. Sectional Biases in Congress on Foreign Policy by George L. Grassmuck
    5. Witness by Whittaker Chambers
    6. The Tenney Committee by Edward L. Barrett, Jr.
    7. Loyalty and Legislative Action by Lawrence Chamberlain
    8. Un-American Activities in the State of Washington by Vern Countryman
    9. The States and Subversion by Walter Gellhorn
    10. How to Keep Our Liberty by Raymond Moley
    11. The Cry Is Peace by Louis F. Budenz
    12. The Negro and the Communist Party by Wilson Record
    13. Communism Versus the Negro by William Anthony Nolan
    14. The Irony of American History by Reinhold Niebuhr
    15. Socialism and American Life by Donald Drew Egbert and Stow Persons
    16. One Man's America by Alistair Cooke
    17. The Day Before Tomorrow by Robert Waithman
    18. Congress at Work by Stephen K. Bailey and Howard D. Samuel
    19. The Group Basis of Politics by Earl Latham
    20. Men of West Point by R. Ernest Dupuy
    21. Working With Roosevelt by Samuel I. Rosenman
    22. Roosevelt and Daniels: A Friendship in Politics by Carroll Kilpatrick, Franklin D. Roosevelt, and Josephus Daniels, ...
    23. So It Seemed by William L. Chenery
    24. Wendell Willkie, 1892-1944 by Mary Earhart Dillon
    25. A Scholar in Action: Edwin F. Gay by Herbert Heaton
    26. American Capitalism by John Kenneth Galbraith
    27. How to Get Rich in Washington by Blair Bolles
    28. Is Anybody Listening? by William H. Whyte, Jr.
    29. The United States in International Banking by Siegfried Stern
    Foreign Affairs, October 1952, pp. 155-158