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  1. [+]
    The Age of the Reformation (Review)
    The Age of the Reformation, by Preserved Smith
    1. The Age of the Reformation by Preserved Smith
    The New Republic, August 24, 1921, p. 359
  2. [+]
    The American Frontier (Review)
    The Frontier in American History, by Frederick Jackson Turner
    1. The Frontier in American History by Frederick Jackson Turner
    The Nation, November 10, 1920, p. 536
  3. [+]
    American History (Review)
    The Letters of Henry Adams, Vol. II: 1892-1918, by Worthington Chauncey Ford and Henry ...
    1. The Letters of Henry Adams, Vol. II: 1892-1918 by Worthington Chauncey Ford and Henry Adams
    The American Historical Review, July 1939, p. 940
  4. [+]
    American History (Review)
    Jefferson: The Road to Glory, 1743-1776, by Marie G. Kimball
    1. Jefferson: The Road to Glory, 1743-1776 by Marie G. Kimball
    The American Historical Review, October 1943, pp. 109-110
  5. [+]
    American History (Review)
    Meet Dr. Franklin, by Carl Van Doren
    1. Meet Dr. Franklin by Carl Van Doren
    The American Historical Review, October 1944, pp. 140-142
  6. [+]
    American History (Review)
    The American Character, by D.W. Brogan
    1. The American Character by D.W. Brogan
    The American Historical Review, April 1945, p. 541
  7. Beginnings of the American People (1915)
  8. Benjamin Franklin (1947)
    A Biographical Sketch
    1 Review, 1 Readable
  9. Bismarck
    The Nation, June 14, 1919, pp. 942-944
  10. [+]
    Books of American History (Review)
    The Mississippi Valley in British Politics, by Clarence Walworth Alvord
    1. The Mississippi Valley in British Politics by Clarence Walworth Alvord
    The American Historical Review, April 1917, pp. 671-673
  11. [+]
    Books of American History (Review)
    The Causes and Character of the American Revolution, by H.E. Egerton
    1. The Causes and Character of the American Revolution by H.E. Egerton
    The American Historical Review, January 1924, p. 344
  12. [+]
    Books of American History (Review)
    America in Civilization, by Ralph E. Turner
    1. America in Civilization by Ralph E. Turner
    The American Historical Review, April 1927, pp. 608-609
  13. [+]
    Books of American History (Review)
    America and French Culture, 1750-1848, by Howard Mumford Jones
    1. America and French Culture, 1750-1848 by Howard Mumford Jones
    The American Historical Review, July 1928, pp. 883-884
  14. [+]
    Books of American History (Review)
    The Epic of America, by James Truslow Adams
    1. The Epic of America by James Truslow Adams
    The American Historical Review, April 1932, pp. 558-560
  15. [+]
    Books of Medieval and Modern European History (Review)
    Annals of a Yorkshire House from the Papers of a Macaroni and His Kindred, by A.M.W. St...
    1. Annals of a Yorkshire House from the Papers of a Macaroni and His Kindred by A.M.W. Stirling
    The American Historical Review, July 1911, p. 814
  16. [+]
    Books of Medieval and Modern European History (Review)
    The Life of William Pitt, Earl of Chatham, by Basil Williams
    1. The Life of William Pitt, Earl of Chatham by Basil Williams
    The American Historical Review, April 1914, p. 615
  17. [+]
    Books of Medieval and Modern European History (Review)
    The Life and Correspondence of Philip Yorke, by Philip C. Yorke
    1. The Life and Correspondence of Philip Yorke by Philip C. Yorke
    The American Historical Review, January 1914, pp. 347-350
  18. [+]
    Books of Medieval and Modern European History (2 Reviews)
    Life of John Wilkes, by Horace W. Bleackley
    1. Life of John Wilkes by Horace W. Bleackley
    2. Wilkes and the City by William Purdie Treloar
    The American Historical Review, April 1918, pp. 618-621
  19. [+]
    Books of Medieval and Modern European History (Review)
    Bibliographie Critique des Ouvrages Francais Relatifs Aux Etats-Unis, 1770-1800, by Ber...
    1. Bibliographie Critique des Ouvrages Francais Relatifs Aux Etats-Unis, 1770-1800 by Bernard Fay
    The American Historical Review, July 1925, pp. 810-811
  20. [+]
    Books of Medieval and Modern European History (Review)
    The Life of Madame Roland, by Madeleine Clemenceau-Jacquemaire
    1. The Life of Madame Roland by Madeleine Clemenceau-Jacquemaire
    The American Historical Review, July 1930, pp. 854-856
  21. [+]
    Books of Modern European History (Review)
    The Social and Political Ideas of Some Representative Thinkers of the Victorian Age, by...
    1. The Social and Political Ideas of Some Representative Thinkers of the Victorian Age by F.J.C. Hearnshaw
    The American Historical Review, January 1934, pp. 327-328
  22. Books of Modern History
    The American Historical Review, October 1935, p. 135
  23. [+]
    Bryce on Modern Democracies (Review)
    Modern Democracies, by James Bryce
    1. Modern Democracies by James Bryce
    Political Science Quarterly, December 1921, pp. 663-675
  24. [+]
    A Chronicle of Facts (Review)
    Our War with Germany, by John Spencer Bassett
    1. Our War with Germany by John Spencer Bassett
    The New Republic, February 23, 1921, p. 382
  25. Cornell University: Founders and the Founding (1943)
    Six Lectures Delivered at Cornell University on the Messenger Foundation in t...
    1 Review
  26. Correspondence
    What the President Said
    The Nation, November 23, 1918, p. 625
  27. The Declaration of Independence (1922)
    A Study in the History of Political Ideas
    5 Reviews, 2 Readable
  28. Detachment and the Writing of History (1958)
    Essays and Letters of Carl L. Becker
    2 Reviews
  29. Detachment and the Writing of History
    The Atlantic Monthly, October 1910, pp. 524-536
  30. The Education of Henry Adams
    The American Historical Review, April 1919, pp. 422-434
  31. Election of Delegates from New York to the Second Continental Congress
    The American Historical Review, October 1903, pp. 66-85
  32. Elections in New York in 1774
    Political Science Quarterly, March 1903, pp. 17-46
  33. The Eve of Revolution (1918)
    A Chronicle of the Breach with England
    1 Review
  34. Everyman His Own Historian (1935)
    Essays on History and Politics
    6 Reviews, 1 Readable
  35. Articles
    Everyman his own Historian
    The American Historical Review, January 1932, pp. 221-236
  36. [+]
    Exit the Kaiser (Review)
    And the Kaiser Abdicates, by Stephen Miles Bouton
    1. And the Kaiser Abdicates by Stephen Miles Bouton
    The Nation, December 6, 1922, pp. 632-633
  37. Books
    [+]
    The Exploitation of Turkey (Review)
    Turkey, the Great Powers, and the Bagdad Railway, by Edward Mead Earle
    1. Turkey, the Great Powers, and the Bagdad Railway by Edward Mead Earle
    The Nation, November 14, 1923, p. 556
  38. Freedom and Responsibility in the American Way of Life (1945)
    Five Lectures Delivered at the University of Michigan, December 1944
    6 Reviews, 2 Readable
  39. Freedom of Speech
    The Nation, January 24, 1934, pp. 94-96
  40. [+]
    Fresh Air in American History (Review)
    The Rise of American Civilization, by Charles A. Beard and Mary R. Beard
    1. The Rise of American Civilization by Charles A. Beard and Mary R. Beard
    The Nation, May 18, 1927, p. 559
  41. [+]
    Gambetta (Review)
    Gambetta, by Paul Deschanel
    1. Gambetta by Paul Deschanel
    The Nation, April 10, 1920, p. 479
  42. Reviews of Books
    [+]
    General Books (Review)
    The Idea of Progress, by J.B. Bury
    1. The Idea of Progress by J.B. Bury
    The American Historical Review, October 1920, p. 77
  43. [+]
    General Books (Review)
    The Idea of Progress, by J.B. Bury
    1. The Idea of Progress by J.B. Bury
    The American Historical Review, January 1933, pp. 304-305
  44. Reviews of Books
    [+]
    General Books (Review)
    Adventures of Ideas, by Alfred North Whitehead
    1. Adventures of Ideas by Alfred North Whitehead
    The American Historical Review, October 1933, pp. 87-88
  45. Reviews of Books
    [+]
    General Books and Books of Ancient History (Review)
    The Processes of History, by Frederick John Teggart
    1. The Processes of History by Frederick John Teggart
    The American Historical Review, January 1919, pp. 266-267
  46. Reviews of Books
    [+]
    General Books and Books of Ancient History (Review)
    The Degradation of the Democratic Dogma, by Henry Adams
    1. The Degradation of the Democratic Dogma by Henry Adams
    The American Historical Review, April 1920, pp. 480-482
  47. [+]
    General Books and Books of Ancient History (Review)
    Progress and Science, by Robert Shafer
    1. Progress and Science by Robert Shafer
    The American Historical Review, April 1923, pp. 522-523
  48. [+]
    General Books and Books of Ancient History (Review)
    The Character of Races, by Ellsworth Huntington
    1. The Character of Races by Ellsworth Huntington
    The American Historical Review, April 1925, pp. 570-572
  49. [+]
    General Books and Books of Ancient History (Review)
    The Art of History, by J.B. Black
    1. The Art of History by J.B. Black
    The American Historical Review, January 1927, p. 295
  50. Reviews of Books
    [+]
    General History (3 Reviews)
    A Historian's Creed, by Henry Osborn Taylor
    1. A Historian's Creed by Henry Osborn Taylor
    2. Historian and Scientist by Gaetano Salvemini
    3. On the Writing of History by Sir Charles Oman
    The American Historical Review, April 1940, pp. 591-592
  51. Reviews of Books
    [+]
    General History (Review)
    Reviewers Reviewed: A Challenge to Historical Critics, by Otto Eisenschiml
    1. Reviewers Reviewed: A Challenge to Historical Critics by Otto Eisenschiml
    The American Historical Review, October 1940, p. 87
  52. [+]
    General History (Review)
    Something Went Wrong, by Lewis Browne
    1. Something Went Wrong by Lewis Browne
    The American Historical Review, October 1942, p. 65
  53. [+]
    General History (Review)
    The Development of Frederick Jackson Turner as a Historical Thinker, by Fulmer Mood
    1. The Development of Frederick Jackson Turner as a Historical Thinker by Fulmer Mood
    The American Historical Review, January 1944, pp. 263-265
  54. [+]
    Grundyism and Anarchy (Review)
    A History of the English People in 1815, by Elie Halevy
    1. A History of the English People in 1815 by Elie Halevy
    The New Republic, April 29, 1925, p. 272
  55. [+]
    Hamilton (Review)
    Alexander Hamilton, by Henry Jones Ford
    1. Alexander Hamilton by Henry Jones Ford
    The Nation, February 2, 1921, p. 186
  56. [+]
    Harnessing History (Review)
    A Brief History of Europe from 1789 to 1815, by Lucius Hudson Holt and Alexander Wheele...
    1. A Brief History of Europe from 1789 to 1815 by Lucius Hudson Holt and Alexander Wheeler Chilton, ...
    The New Republic, May 5, 1920, p. 322
  57. [+]
    Henry Adams Once More (Review)
    Henry Adams, by James Truslow Adams
    1. Henry Adams by James Truslow Adams
    The Saturday Review, April 8, 1933, p. 521
  58. Reviews of Books
    [+]
    History as the Intellectual Adventure of Mankind (2 Reviews)
    History: Its Theory and Practice, by Benedetto Croce
    1. History: Its Theory and Practice by Benedetto Croce
    2. The Mind in the Making by James Harvey Robinson
    The New Republic, April 5, 1922, pp. 174-175
  59. [+]
    The Holy Alliance (Review)
    The Holy Alliance, by W.P. Cresson
    1. The Holy Alliance by W.P. Cresson
    The New Republic, August 15, 1923, p. 336
  60. Horace Walpole's Memoirs of the Reign of George the Third, I
    The American Historical Review, January 1911, pp. 255-272
  61. Horace Walpole's Memoirs of the Reign of George the Third, II
    The American Historical Review, April 1911, pp. 496-507
  62. How New Will the Better World Be? (1944)
    A Discussion of Post-War Reconstruction
    7 Reviews, 3 Readable
  63. In Support of the Constitution
    The Nation, January 2, 1935, p. 13
  64. [+]
    James Harvey Robinson (Review)
    The Human Comedy, by James Harvey Robinson
    1. The Human Comedy by James Harvey Robinson
    The Nation, January 9, 1937, pp. 48-49
  65. [+]
    Journey to the Left (Review)
    The Future of Liberty, by George Soule
    1. The Future of Liberty by George Soule
    The Saturday Review, November 28, 1936, p. 6
  66. [+]
    The Kaiser vs. Bismarck (Review)
    The Kaiser vs. Bismarck, by Charles Downer Hazen, Otto Bismarck, and Wilhelm II, ...
    1. The Kaiser vs. Bismarck by Charles Downer Hazen, Otto Bismarck, and Wilhelm II, ...
    The Nation, May 25, 1921, p. 747
  67. A Letter from Dandon to Marie Antoinette
    The American Historical Review, October 1921, pp. 24-46
  68. Liberalism---A Way Station
    The Saturday Review, December 3, 1932, p. 281
  69. [+]
    Madame Roland (Review)
    Manon Phlipon Roland: Early Years, by Evangeline Wilbour Blashfield
    1. Manon Phlipon Roland: Early Years by Evangeline Wilbour Blashfield
    The New Republic, July 19, 1922, p. 229
  70. The Memoirs and the Letters of Madame Roland
    The American Historical Review, July 1928, pp. 784-803
  71. [+]
    Minor Notices (Review)
    Cadwallader Colden, by Alice Mapelsden Keys
    1. Cadwallader Colden by Alice Mapelsden Keys
    The American Historical Review, April 1907, p. 696
  72. [+]
    Minor Notices (Review)
    Historical and Political Essays, by William Edward Hartpole Lecky
    1. Historical and Political Essays by William Edward Hartpole Lecky
    The American Historical Review, July 1911, p. 856
  73. [+]
    Minor Notices (Review)
    Papers Relating to the Loss of Minorca in 1756, by H.W. Richmond
    1. Papers Relating to the Loss of Minorca in 1756 by H.W. Richmond
    The American Historical Review, January 1914, p. 396
  74. [+]
    Minor Notices (Review)
    Baron D'Holbach, by Max Pearson Cushing
    1. Baron D'Holbach by Max Pearson Cushing
    The American Historical Review, January 1916, p. 367
  75. [+]
    Minor Notices (Review)
    The Relations of French and English Society, 1763-1793, by C.H. Lockitt
    1. The Relations of French and English Society, 1763-1793 by C.H. Lockitt
    The American Historical Review, April 1921, p. 575
  76. [+]
    Minor Notices (Review)
    Jefferson et les Idealogues, by Gilbert Chinard
    1. Jefferson et les Idealogues by Gilbert Chinard
    The American Historical Review, April 1926, p. 585
  77. [+]
    Minor Notices (Review)
    The Young Voltaire, by Cleveland B. Chase
    1. The Young Voltaire by Cleveland B. Chase
    The American Historical Review, April 1927, pp. 645-646
  78. Modern Democracy (1941)
    5 Reviews, 1 Readable
  79. [+]
    Modern European History (Review)
    Lafayette Comes to America, by Louis R. Gottschalk
    1. Lafayette Comes to America by Louis R. Gottschalk
    The American Historical Review, January 1937, pp. 310-311
  80. [+]
    Modern European History (Review)
    Bishop Butler and the Age of Reason, by Ernest C. Mossner
    1. Bishop Butler and the Age of Reason by Ernest C. Mossner
    The American Historical Review, October 1937, pp. 116-117
  81. [+]
    Modern European History (Review)
    European Civilization: Its Origin and Development, by Edward Eyre
    1. European Civilization: Its Origin and Development by Edward Eyre
    The American Historical Review, January 1939, pp. 346-347
  82. Modern History (1931)
    The Rise of a Democratic, Scientific and Industrialized Civilization
    1 Review
  83. [+]
    The Modern Leviathan (Review)
    The American Leviathan, by Charles A. Beard and William Beard
    1. The American Leviathan by Charles A. Beard and William Beard
    The Saturday Review, November 29, 1930, pp. 381-382
  84. [+]
    Mr. Fueter's History (Review)
    World History, 1815-1920, by Edward Fueter
    1. World History, 1815-1920 by Edward Fueter
    The New Republic, November 29, 1922, pp. 16-17
  85. Articles
    Mr. Wells and the New History
    The American Historical Review, July 1921, pp. 641-656
  86. [+]
    Mr. Wilson at the Peace Conference (Review)
    Woodrow Wilson and World Settlement, by Ray Stannard Baker
    1. Woodrow Wilson and World Settlement by Ray Stannard Baker
    The Nation, February 14, 1923, pp. 186-189
  87. Reviews of Books
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    Napoleon III (Review)
    The Second Empire, by Philip Guedalla
    1. The Second Empire by Philip Guedalla
    The New Republic, December 27, 1922, p. 125
  88. The National Nominating Convention (1896)
  89. New Liberties for Old (1941)
    5 Reviews, 1 Readable
  90. [+]
    The New Map of Asia (Review)
    The New Map of Asia, 1900-1919, by Herbert Adams Gibbons
    1. The New Map of Asia, 1900-1919 by Herbert Adams Gibbons
    The New Republic, November 26, 1919, pp. 26-27
  91. Nominations in Colonial New York
    The American Historical Review, January 1901, pp. 260-275
  92. [+]
    On Writing History (Review)
    The New History and the Social Studies, by Harry Elmer Barnes
    1. The New History and the Social Studies by Harry Elmer Barnes
    The Saturday Review, August 15, 1925, p. 38
  93. Our Great Experiment in Democracy (1920)
    A History of the United States
  94. Progress and Power (1935)
    4 Reviews, 1 Readable
  95. [+]
    Propaganda and Society (Review)
    Propaganda: Its Psychology and Technique, by Leonard W. Doob
    1. Propaganda: Its Psychology and Technique by Leonard W. Doob
    The Nation, December 11, 1935, p. 681
  96. [+]
    Reviews (Review)
    School History of the United States, by Henry William Elson
    1. School History of the United States by Henry William Elson
    Political Science Quarterly, December 1904, pp. 692-694
  97. [+]
    Reviews (Review)
    Charles Francis Adams, 1835-1915: An Autobiography, by Charles Francis Adams
    1. Charles Francis Adams, 1835-1915: An Autobiography by Charles Francis Adams
    Political Science Quarterly, December 1916, pp. 611-612
  98. [+]
    Reviews (Review)
    The Revolution in Virginia, by Hamilton J. Eckenrode
    1. The Revolution in Virginia by Hamilton J. Eckenrode
    Political Science Quarterly, December 1916, p. 613
  99. [+]
    Reviews (Review)
    The Story of Utopias, by Lewis Mumford
    1. The Story of Utopias by Lewis Mumford
    Political Science Quarterly, June 1923, pp. 310-311
  100. [+]
    Reviews of Books (Review)
    Recent European History, 1789-1900, by George Emory Fellows
    1. Recent European History, 1789-1900 by George Emory Fellows
    The American Historical Review, July 1903, p. 801
  101. [+]
    Reviews of Books (Review)
    Mazzini, by Bolton King
    1. Mazzini by Bolton King
    The American Historical Review, October 1903, p. 204
  102. [+]
    Reviews of Books (Review)
    Early Political Machinery in the United States, by George Daniel Luetscher
    1. Early Political Machinery in the United States by George Daniel Luetscher
    The American Historical Review, January 1904, p. 408
  103. [+]
    Reviews of Books (Review)
    A School History of the United States, by William H. Mace
    1. A School History of the United States by William H. Mace
    The American Historical Review, July 1905, p. 919
  104. Safeguarding Civil Liberty Today (1945)
    4 Reviews, 2 Readable
  105. [+]
    The Shaking World (Review)
    Cross Currents in Europe Today, by Charles A. Beard
    1. Cross Currents in Europe Today by Charles A. Beard
    The Nation, November 22, 1922, p. 552
  106. Shorter Notices
    The American Historical Review, January 1930, p. 400
  107. Books in Review
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    Social Relativity (Review)
    Ideology and Utopia, by Karl Mannheim
    1. Ideology and Utopia by Karl Mannheim
    The New Republic, January 27, 1937, p. 388
  108. The Spirit of '76, and Other Essays (1927)
    4 Reviews, 1 Readable
  109. Story of Civilization (1938)
    Showing How, from Earliest Times, Men Have Increased Their Knowledge and Mast...
    1 Review
  110. [+]
    Tirpitz Explains (Review)
    My Memoirs, by Grand Admiral Alfred von Tirpitz
    1. My Memoirs by Grand Admiral Alfred von Tirpitz
    The Nation, January 31, 1920, p. 148
  111. The Unit Rule in National Nominating Conventions
    The American Historical Review, October 1899, pp. 64-82
  112. The United States: An Experiment in Democracy (1920)
    4 Reviews, 1 Readable
  113. [+]
    Unpublished Documents (Review)
    The Correspondence of Jefferson and Du Pont De Nemours, by Gilbert Chinard, Thomas Jeff...
    1. The Correspondence of Jefferson and Du Pont De Nemours by Gilbert Chinard, Thomas Jefferson, and Pierre Samuel du Pont de Nemours, ...
    The Saturday Review, September 12, 1931, p. 115
  114. [+]
    Until Utopia (Review)
    Tolerance, by Hendrik Willem Van Loon
    1. Tolerance by Hendrik Willem Van Loon
    The Nation, February 10, 1926, p. 158
  115. Reviews of Books
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    A Usable Past (Review)
    The Life of Abraham Lincoln, by William E. Barton
    1. The Life of Abraham Lincoln by William E. Barton
    The New Republic, October 14, 1925, p. 207
  116. [+]
    The Way of a War (Review)
    Before the War, by Viscount Haldane
    1. Before the War by Viscount Haldane
    The Nation, May 22, 1920, p. 692
  117. What is Historiography?
    The American Historical Review, October 1938, pp. 20-28
  118. Articles
    What Is Still Living in the Political Philosophy of Thomas Jefferson
    The American Historical Review, July 1943, pp. 691-706
  119. "What Is the Good of History?" (1973)
    Selected Letters of Carl L. Becker, 1900-1945
    2 Reviews
  120. [+]
    The Writer in Soviet Russia (Review)
    Artists in Uniform, by Max Eastman
    1. Artists in Uniform by Max Eastman
    The Nation, May 30, 1934, p. 624
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