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                Issues of the 1930s = 10 Years, 120 Issues, 3,476 Articles
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                  Issues of 1930 = 12 Issues, 410 Articles
                  1. [+]
                    January 1930 Issue = 35 Articles
                    1. The Centennial of Mormonism by Bernard DeVoto, pp. 1-13
                    2. A Mormon Boyhood by Neil Borgquist Musser, pp. 14-21
                    3. Overseas Americans by R.C. Brown, pp. 22-29
                    4. Editorial, pp. 30-32
                    5. The Eugenics Bugaboo by Warren S. Thompson, pp. 33-37
                    6. School-Books Free by H.E. Buchholz, pp. 38-45
                    7. Americana, pp. 46-52
                    8. The American Hotel by Jefferson Williamson, pp. 53-61
                    9. Healed by Harlan Miller, pp. 62-66
                    10. The Middle-Aged at Play by John B. Hawes, 2nd, pp. 67-70
                    11. The Newborn by I. Newton Kugelmass, pp. 71-74
                    12. A Town in Eastern Oregon by H.L. Davis, pp. 75-83
                    13. A Pioneer Bishop by Herbert Parrish, pp. 84-91
                    14. Report from North Carolina by Ben Dixon MacNeill, pp. 92-100
                    15. Three Moral Moments by Isaac Goldberg, pp. 101-107
                    16. Rich Port by Muna Lee, p. 108
                    17. Rubber Stamp by Ward Greene, pp. 109-112
                    18. Clinical Notes by George Jean Nathan, pp. 113-115
                    19. The Theatre by George Jean Nathan, pp. 116-121
                    20. [+]
                      American Worthies by H.L. Mencken, pp. 122-124 - 15 Reviews
                      1. John Brown: The Making of a Martyr by Robert Penn Warren
                      2. Thomas Jefferson: The Apostle of Americanism by Gilbert Chinard
                      3. The Peerless Leader: William Jennings Bryan by Paxton Hibben
                      4. Abraham Lincoln: The Politician and the Man by Raymond Holden
                      5. Lincoln and His Wife's Home Town by William H. Townsend
                      6. Jefferson Davis: His Rise And Fall by Allen Tate
                      7. The Raven by Marquis James
                      8. George Harvey by George Fletcher Johnson
                      9. Emma Willard: Daughter of Democracy by Alma Lutz
                      10. Commodore David Porter, 1780-1843 by Archibald Douglas Turnbull
                      11. Up to Now: An Autobiography by Alfred E. Smith
                      12. Johns Hopkins: A Silhouette by Helen Hopkins Thom
                      13. The Autobiography of Calvin Coolidge by Calvin Coolidge
                      14. Hanna by Thomas Beer
                      15. George Washington by Shelby Little
                    21. [+]
                      The New Britannica by H.L. Mencken, p. 125 - 1 Review
                      1. The Encyclopaedia Britannica by J.L. Garvin and Franklin H. Hooper
                    22. [+]
                      Fiction by Adept Hands by H.L. Mencken, pp. 126-127 - 3 Reviews
                      1. Cora by Ruth Suckow
                      2. The Way of Ecben by James Branch Cabell
                      3. A Farewell to Arms by Ernest Hemingway
                    23. The American Mercury Authors, pp. 128-146
                    24. [+]
                      Check List of New Books - 3 Reviews
                      1. The Imperial Dollar by Hiram Motherwell
                      2. The Dance of the Machines by Edward J. O'Brien
                      3. Vocational Psychology and Character Analysis by Harry L. Hollingworth
                    25. [+]
                      Religion The Twilight of Christianity, by Harry Elmer B... - 3 Reviews
                      1. The Twilight of Christianity by Harry Elmer Barnes
                      2. Jesus or Christianity by Kirby Page
                      3. The Cradle of God by Llewelyn Powys
                    26. [+]
                      Criticism An Appreciation of Robert Southwell, by Rose A... - 2 Reviews
                      1. An Appreciation of Robert Southwell by Rose Anita Morton
                      2. The Lamp and the Lute by Bonamy Dobree
                    27. [+]
                      Biography The Letters of Thomas Sergeant Perry, by Edwin... - 11 Reviews
                      1. The Letters of Thomas Sergeant Perry by Edwin Arlington Robinson and Thomas Sergeant Perry, ...
                      2. For the Defense by Edward Marjoribanks
                      3. Hannibal by G.P. Baker
                      4. Pilsudski, Hero of Poland by Rom Landau
                      5. The Letters and Friendships of Sir Cecil Spring-Rice by Stephen Gwynn and Cecil Spring-Rice
                      6. Benjamin Franklin: The Apostle of Modern Times by Bernard Fay
                      7. The Story of Wall Street by Robert Irving Warshow
                      8. The Life and Strange and Surprising Adventures of Daniel De Foe by Paul Dottin
                      9. The Man Charles Dickens by Edward Wagenknecht
                      10. The Life and Times of Charles Follen McKim by Charles Moore
                      11. Grandmother Brown's Hundred Years, 1827-1927 by Harriet Connor Brown
                    28. [+]
                      History A Short History of Chinese Civilization, by Ri... - 2 Reviews
                      1. A Short History of Chinese Civilization by Richard Wilhelm
                      2. A History of Egypt by James Baikie
                    29. [+]
                      The Fine Arts Steichen, the Photographer, by Carl Sandburg - 2 Reviews
                      1. Steichen, the Photographer by Carl Sandburg
                      2. Contempo by John Vassos and Ruth Vassos
                    30. [+]
                      Poetry The Noise That Time Makes, by Merrill Moore - 3 Reviews
                      1. The Noise That Time Makes by Merrill Moore
                      2. The Trophies, With Other Sonnets by Jose-Maria de Heredia
                      3. The Shakespeare Songs by Tucker Brooke and William Shakespeare
                    31. [+]
                      Reference Books Private Presses and Their Books, by Will Ransom - 2 Reviews
                      1. Private Presses and Their Books by Will Ransom
                      2. The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Current English by H.W. Fowler
                    32. [+]
                      Fiction Laughing Boy, by Oliver La Farge - 3 Reviews
                      1. Laughing Boy by Oliver La Farge
                      2. The Sound and the Fury by William Faulkner
                      3. Seven Women by William M. John
                    33. [+]
                      Miscellaneous Europe in Zigzags, by Sisley Huddleston - 2 Reviews
                      1. Europe in Zigzags by Sisley Huddleston
                      2. Witches Still Live by Theda Kenyon
                    34. Business Cycles by Rudolph L. Weissman
                    35. [+]
                      Miscellaneous English Humor, by J.B. Priestley - 5 Reviews
                      1. English Humor by J.B. Priestley
                      2. The English Public School by Bernard Darwin
                      3. English Wild Life by Eric Parker
                      4. The Secrets of Espionage by Winfried Ludecke
                      5. Our Secret War by Thomas M. Johnson
                  2. [+]
                    February 1930 Issue = 37 Articles
                    1. The Twilight of Legislatures by Hoffman Nickerson, pp. 129-136
                    2. Water on the Wheat by H.L. Davis, pp. 137-144
                    3. What Is the Family Still Good for? by Edward Sapir, pp. 145-151
                    4. Editorials, pp. 152-154
                    5. Mass Psychologist by Henry F. Pringle, pp. 155-162
                    6. The War in the South by W.J. Cash, pp. 163-169
                    7. Americana, pp. 170-175
                    8. Reb Samuel by Michael Gold, pp. 176-180
                    9. Hurdles for the Hoover Commission by Howard Lee McBain, pp. 181-188
                    10. The Nurse and Her Patient by Hermine Kane, pp. 189-191
                    11. "Freemasons" Among North Dakota Indians by Robert H. Lowie, pp. 192-196
                    12. Mr. Jefferson's University by Emily Clark, pp. 197-203
                    13. The Law of the Road by H.H. Sawyer, pp. 204-211
                    14. A Negro Looks Ahead by George S. Schuyler, pp. 212-220
                    15. Tom Reed by Benjamin DeCasseres, pp. 221-228
                    16. In Memoriam by Albert Stevens Crockett, pp. 229-234
                    17. Secrets of the Psyche by Arturo F. Ratti, pp. 235-241
                    18. Clinical Notes by George Jean Nathan, pp. 242-244
                    19. The Theatre by George Jean Nathan, pp. 245-250
                    20. [+]
                      Bierce Emerges From the Shadows by H.L. Mencken, p. 251 - 1 Review
                      1. Ambrose Bierce: A Biography by Carey McWilliams
                    21. [+]
                      The Art of the Printer by H.L. Mencken, pp. 252-253 - 1 Review
                      1. Modern Typography and Layout by Douglas C. McMurtrie
                    22. [+]
                      Ladies, Mainly Sad by H.L. Mencken, p. 254 - 1 Review
                      1. A Gallery of Women by Theodore Dreiser
                    23. [+]
                      Confessional by H.L. Mencken, p. 255 - 1 Review
                      1. God by J. Middleton Murry
                    24. The American Mercury Authors, pp. 256-282
                    25. [+]
                      Check List of New Books - 7 Reviews
                      1. Casanova, the World's Greatest Lover by S. Guy Endore
                      2. The Virginia Plutarch by Philip Alexander Bruce
                      3. Walt Whitman by Harrison S. Smith
                      4. Edward Coke: Oracle of the Law by Hastings Lyon and Herman Block
                      5. The Generalship of Ulysses S. Grant by J.F.C. Fuller
                      6. A Frontier Mother by Owen P. White
                      7. Voice and Pen by Victor L. Berger
                    26. [+]
                      Philosophy Crescas' Critique of Aristotle, by Harry Austr... - 4 Reviews
                      1. Crescas' Critique of Aristotle by Harry Austryn Wolfson
                      2. Matter, Life and Value by C.E.M. Joad
                      3. Science and Everyday Life by J.B.S. Haldane
                      4. The Son of Apollo by Frederick J.E. Woodbridge
                    27. [+]
                      History The Economic Interpretation of History, by Hen... - 6 Reviews
                      1. The Economic Interpretation of History by Henri See
                      2. The New German Republic by Elmer Luehr
                      3. Old Louisiana by Lyle Saxon
                      4. A History of Nationalism in the East by Hans Kohn
                      5. Abraham Lincoln: The Year of His Election by Albert Shaw
                      6. A Short History of California by Rockwell D. Hunt and Nellie van de Grift Sanchez, ...
                    28. [+]
                      The Sciences Are We Civilized?, by Robert H. Lowie - 4 Reviews
                      1. Are We Civilized? by Robert H. Lowie
                      2. Everyman's Psychology by John Adams
                      3. An Introduction to Abnormal Psychology by Vivian Ezra Fisher
                      4. The Terminology of Physical Science by Duane E. Roller
                    29. [+]
                      Public Questions This World of Nations, by Pitman B. Potter - 4 Reviews
                      1. This World of Nations by Pitman B. Potter
                      2. Danger Spots in World Population by Warren S. Thompson
                      3. Marriage and Morals by Bertrand Russell
                      4. Prosperity: Fact or Myth by Stuart Chase
                    30. [+]
                      The Theatre Footlights Across America, by Kenneth MacGowan - 2 Reviews
                      1. Footlights Across America by Kenneth MacGowan
                      2. A Repertory of Marionette Plays by Paul McPharlin
                    31. [+]
                      Travel Ireland: The Rock Whence I Was Hewn, by Donn B... - 2 Reviews
                      1. Ireland: The Rock Whence I Was Hewn by Donn Byrne
                      2. Noravind by Dudley Vaill Talcott
                    32. [+]
                      The Arts The City of Tomorrow, by Le Corbusier - 5 Reviews
                      1. The City of Tomorrow by Le Corbusier
                      2. The Metropolis of Tomorrow by Hugh Ferriss
                      3. The Frescoes of Diego Rivera by Diego Rivera
                      4. Peter Arno's Parade by Peter Arno
                      5. De Sade by Beresford Egan and Brian de Shane
                    33. [+]
                      Reprints South Wind, by Norman Douglas - 4 Reviews
                      1. South Wind by Norman Douglas
                      2. Painted Veils by James Huneker
                      3. The Book of Urizen by William Blake
                      4. The Adventures of Peregrine Pickle, Part I by Tobias Smollett
                    34. [+]
                      Fiction Ultima Thule, by Henry Handel Richardson - 7 Reviews
                      1. Ultima Thule by Henry Handel Richardson
                      2. Bitter Waters by Heinrich Hauser
                      3. Siberian Garrison by Rodion Markovits
                      4. The Miracle of Peille by J.L. Campbell
                      5. Diana by Emil Ludwig
                      6. Joining Charles, and Other Stories by Elizabeth Bowen
                      7. Harriet Hume: A London Fantasy by Rebecca West
                    35. [+]
                      Miscellaneous Shadows of Men, by Jim Tully - 9 Reviews
                      1. Shadows of Men by Jim Tully
                      2. Excuse It, Please by Oliver Herford
                      3. Men and Morals by Woodbridge Riley
                      4. The Literature of America by Arthur Hobson Quinn, Albert Croll Baugh, and Will David Howe, ...
                      5. Lies and Libels of Frank Harris by Kate Stephens and Mary Caldwell Smith
                      6. Sold Out! by Edward Dean Sullivan
                      7. The Fine Art of Reading by Robert E. Rogers
                      8. Dreiseriana by Vrest Orton
                      9. The Red Hills by Cornelius Weygandt
                    36. Editorial Notes
                    37. Bank and Insurance Stocks by Rudolph L. Weissman
                  3. [+]
                    March 1930 Issue = 40 Articles
                    1. The Archangel Adventure by An Army Officer, pp. 257-267
                    2. White Magic by Ralph Adams Cram, pp. 268-273
                    3. Frankenstein, Inc. by Mitchell Dawson, pp. 274-280
                    4. A Bohunk Woman by Louis Adamic, pp. 281-286
                    5. Editorials, pp. 287-289
                    6. The Pedagogues Stand Pat by Charles Mason Babcock, pp. 290-298
                    7. The End of Oofty Goofty by W.A.S. Douglas, pp. 299-306
                    8. A Superior Person by Duff Gilfond, pp. 307-313
                    9. Americana, pp. 314-318
                    10. Three Million Women by Margaret Cobb, pp. 319-325
                    11. Some Americans in Japan by Oland D. Russell, pp. 326-332
                    12. On Being a Poet in America by James Oppenheim, pp. 333-335
                    13. The American Language in Mexico by H.E. McKinstry, pp. 336-338
                    14. The Dictator by James Oneal, pp. 339-347
                    15. The Genealogy Business by Marquis W. Childs, pp. 348-354
                    16. School Days by Lawrance Maynard, pp. 355-360
                    17. Yankee Neal by Dane Yorke, pp. 361-368
                    18. The Earlier Life by Edward Harris Heth, pp. 369-371
                    19. What Is Wrong with Modern Music? by Otto Ortmann, pp. 372-379
                    20. [+]
                      The Anatomy of Philistinism by H.L. Mencken, p. 380 - 1 Review
                      1. Art in Industry by Charles R. Richards
                    21. [+]
                      The Life of the Poor by H.L. Mencken, p. 381 - 1 Review
                      1. Jews Without Money by Michael Gold
                    22. [+]
                      The Lady From Georgia by H.L. Mencken, pp. 382-383 - 1 Review
                      1. Frances Newman's Letters by Hansell Baugh and Frances Newman
                    23. The American Mercury Authors, pp. 384-418
                    24. [+]
                      Check List of New Books - 4 Reviews
                      1. Henry James's Criticism by Morris Roberts
                      2. The Sense of Glory by Herbert Read
                      3. The Renaissance of Irish Poetry: 1880-1930 by David Morton
                      4. Tradition and Experiment in Present-Day Literature
                    25. [+]
                      History A Narrative History of Aviation, by John Golds... - 7 Reviews
                      1. A Narrative History of Aviation by John Goldstrom
                      2. The Makers of the Unwritten Constitution by William Bennett Munro
                      3. A History of American Magazines, 1741-1850 by Frank Luther Mott
                      4. Why We Fought by C. Hartley Grattan
                      5. Studies in the History of American Law by Richard B. Morris
                      6. The Pageant of the Packets by Garnett Laidlaw Eskew
                      7. Why Is History Rewritten? by Lucy Maynard Salmon
                    26. [+]
                      The Arts Painters of the Modern Mind, by Mary Cecil Allen - 6 Reviews
                      1. Painters of the Modern Mind by Mary Cecil Allen
                      2. Music, 1900-1930 by Alfred J. Swan
                      3. Modern Sculpture by Joseph Hudnut
                      4. The Modern Theatre in Revolt by John Mason Brown
                      5. Potable Gold by Babette Deutsch
                      6. Early American Portrait Painters by Cuthbert Lee
                    27. [+]
                      Public Questions The Labor Injunction, by Felix Frankfurter and... - 4 Reviews
                      1. The Labor Injunction by Felix Frankfurter and Nathan Greene
                      2. Germany's Domestic and Foreign Policies by Otto Hoetzsch
                      3. America and England? by Nicholas Roosevelt
                      4. The Psychology of Happiness by Walter B. Pitkin
                    28. [+]
                      The Sciences Five Hundred Criminal Careers, by Sheldon Glue... - 3 Reviews
                      1. Five Hundred Criminal Careers by Sheldon Glueck and Eleanor T. Glueck
                      2. The Making of Chemistry by Benjamin Harrow
                      3. The Earth for Sam by W. Maxwell Reed
                    29. [+]
                      The Theatre Eugene O'Neill, by Barrett H. Clark - 3 Reviews
                      1. Eugene O'Neill by Barrett H. Clark
                      2. Studies on Six Plays of Eugene O'Neill by Alan D. Mickle
                      3. Euripedes by William Nickerson Bates
                    30. [+]
                      Travels Carl Akeley's Africa, by Mary L. Jobe Akeley - 4 Reviews
                      1. Carl Akeley's Africa by Mary L. Jobe Akeley
                      2. Meet the Germans by Henry Albert Phillips
                      3. My Month in Palestine by Maximilian Heller
                      4. The South American Handbook, 1930 by Howell Davies
                    31. [+]
                      Biography Twelve Against the Gods, by William Bolitho - 11 Reviews
                      1. Twelve Against the Gods by William Bolitho
                      2. Francois Rabelais: Man of the Renaissance by Samuel Putnam
                      3. Francis Rabelais: The Man and His Work by Albert Jay Nock and Catherine Rose Wilson
                      4. J. Ramsay MacDonald: The Man of To-Morrow by Iconoclast
                      5. Peter the Great by Georges Oudard
                      6. Peter the Great by Stephen Graham
                      7. Vernon Louis Parrington: American Scholar by Joseph B. Harrison
                      8. Elizabeth Barrett Browning by Louise Schutz Boas
                      9. Victor Hugo by Raymond Escholier
                      10. Born To Be by Taylor Gordon
                      11. Sir Francis Bacon: The First Modern Mind by Byron Steel
                    32. [+]
                      Poetry The Collected Poems of Edwin Arlington Robinso... - 5 Reviews
                      1. The Collected Poems of Edwin Arlington Robinson by Edwin Arlington Robinson
                      2. Firehead by Lola Ridge
                      3. Gabriel by Aleksandr S. Pushkin
                      4. Poems by John Masefield
                      5. Dear Judas, and Other Poems by Robinson Jeffers
                    33. [+]
                      Philosophy The Quest for Certainty, by John Dewey - 2 Reviews
                      1. The Quest for Certainty by John Dewey
                      2. Mind and the World Order by Clarence Irving Lewis
                    34. [+]
                      Text-Books Labor Problems, and Labor Administration in th... - 3 Reviews
                      1. Labor Problems, and Labor Administration in the United States During the World War by Gordon S. Watkins
                      2. American City Government and Administration by Austin F. Macdonald
                      3. Types of Philosophy by William Ernest Hocking
                    35. [+]
                      Reprints The Book of the Courtier, by Baldesar Castiglione - 2 Reviews
                      1. The Book of the Courtier by Baldesar Castiglione
                      2. Persian Letters by Montesquieu
                    36. Editorial Notes
                    37. The Fraudulent Securities Racket by Rudolph L. Weissman
                    38. [+]
                      Check List of New Books - 2 Reviews
                      1. Circumference by Genevieve Taggard
                      2. England's Voice of Freedom by Henry W. Nevinson
                    39. [+]
                      Fiction Sincerity: A Story of Our Time, by John Erskine - 7 Reviews
                      1. Sincerity: A Story of Our Time by John Erskine
                      2. The Wings of the Eagle by Gilbert Seldes
                      3. Spider Web by Marjorie Muir Worthington
                      4. "--- And Co." by Jean Richard Bloch
                      5. Monsieur Venus by Rachilde
                      6. The Midnight Bell by Patrick Hamilton
                      7. Coronet by Manuel Komroff
                    40. [+]
                      Miscellaneous Our Government, by James M. Cain - 4 Reviews
                      1. Our Government by James M. Cain
                      2. Morrow's Almanack and Every-Day-Book for 1930 by Thayer Hobson
                      3. Behind Your Front by James Oppenheim
                      4. The Wet Flanders Plain by Henry Williamson
                  4. [+]
                    April 1930 Issue = 27 Articles
                    1. A Nation of Elders in the Making by Warren S. Thompson and P.K. Whelpton, pp. 385-397
                    2. Croesus at the Altar by Alfred E. Prowitt, pp. 398-405
                    3. An Unrecognized Golden Age by Charles J. Finger, pp. 406-413
                    4. Free Speech in Khaki by An Army Officer, pp. 414-423
                    5. Across the Rio Grande by Roberto Pina, pp. 424-432
                    6. Americana, pp. 433-437
                    7. The Foreign Language Grindstone by William Norwood Brigance, pp. 438-445
                    8. The Man Who Killed Tecumseh by Bernard Mayo, pp. 446-453
                    9. Literature and Ethnography by Robert H. Lowie, pp. 454-457
                    10. The End by Hermine Kane, pp. 458-461
                    11. The Collapse of Democracy by Rowland A. Egger, pp. 462-468
                    12. The American Dwelling-House by Lewis Mumford, pp. 469-477
                    13. Hand-Press Journalist by H.L. Davis, pp. 478-486
                    14. Insanity & the Law by Anthony M. Turano, pp. 487-495
                    15. The Last of the Boarding Houses by Chloe Arnold, pp. 496-503
                    16. Conclusions by Ignacio Manlapaz, pp. 504-505
                    17. The Plight of the Performing Musician by Winthrop Parkhurst, pp. 506-510
                    18. The American Mercury Authors, p. 511
                    19. Index to Volume XIX, pp. 512-538
                    20. [+]
                      Check List of New Books - 4 Reviews
                      1. The Essentials of Democracy by Alexander D. Lindsay
                      2. Censored: The Private Life of the Movie by Morris L. Ernst and Pare Lorentz
                      3. The Treaty Veto of the American Senate by Denna F. Fleming
                      4. Uniting Europe by William E. Rappard
                    21. [+]
                      Biography The Diaries of Sophia Tolstoy, by O.A. Golinen... - 8 Reviews
                      1. The Diaries of Sophia Tolstoy by O.A. Golinenko, S.A. Rozanova, B.M. Shumova, and I.A. Pokrouskaya, ...
                      2. Abraham Lincoln by Emil Ludwig
                      3. A Victorian Village by Lizette Woodworth Reese
                      4. Good-Bye to All That by Robert Graves
                      5. Mahatma Gandhi's Ideas by C.F. Andrews and Mahatma Gandhi
                      6. Livingstone by R.J. Campbell
                      7. Midstream: The Story of My Later Life by Helen Keller
                      8. Emily Dickinson by Josephine Pollitt
                    22. [+]
                      Philosophy The Living Mind, by Warner Fite - 2 Reviews
                      1. The Living Mind by Warner Fite
                      2. The Book of Diogenes Laertius by Richard Hope
                    23. [+]
                      Poetry Land of Dreams, and Other Poems, by John Theod... - 4 Reviews
                      1. Land of Dreams, and Other Poems by John Theodore Dalton
                      2. The Black Christ, and Other Poems by Countee Cullen
                      3. The Litany of Washington Street by Vachel Lindsay
                      4. Every Soul Is a Circus by Vachel Lindsay
                    24. [+]
                      Fiction The Woman of Andros, by Thornton Wilder - 4 Reviews
                      1. The Woman of Andros by Thornton Wilder
                      2. Forgive Us Our Happiness by Walton Hall Smith
                      3. A Hungry Young Lady by Marian Spitzer
                      4. Young Man of Manhattan by Katharine Brush
                    25. [+]
                      Miscellaneous Legion, - 3 Reviews
                      1. Legion
                      2. Critique of Love by Fritz Wittels
                      3. Practical Criticism by I.A. Richards
                    26. Editorial Notes
                    27. the Short Sale by Rudolph L. Weissman
                  5. [+]
                    May 1930 Issue = 33 Articles
                    1. The American Negro in Europe by J.A. Rogers, pp. 1-10
                    2. A Great Guy by W.A.S. Douglas, pp. 11-16
                    3. Department Stores by Boris Emmet, pp. 17-24
                    4. Editorials, pp. 25-28
                    5. The Career of a Statesman by Marquis W. Childs, pp. 29-36
                    6. Americana, pp. 37-41
                    7. Howells by C. Hartley Grattan, pp. 42-50
                    8. Cathedrals of the Hot Dog by Raymond S. Tompkins, pp. 51-59
                    9. Around the World by Oland D. Russell, pp. 60-67
                    10. The Enigma by Louis Adamic, pp. 68-79
                    11. Poesy in the Jungles by George Milburn, pp. 80-86
                    12. Bank Day by Chester T. Crowell, pp. 87-93
                    13. Frank Leslie by Fulton Oursler, pp. 94-101
                    14. Southern Credo by Sara Haardt, pp. 102-110
                    15. Mustapha Speaks English by Dolores Benardete, pp. 111-116
                    16. Is It Worth While to Study Theory? by Isaac Goldberg, pp. 117-121
                    17. [+]
                      Mr. Justice Holmes by H.L. Mencken, pp. 122-123 - 1 Review
                      1. The Dissenting Opinions of Mr. Justice Holmes by Alfred Lief and Oliver Wendell Holmes
                    18. [+]
                      An American Idealist by H.L. Mencken, p. 124 - 3 Reviews
                      1. The True Story of Bernarr Macfadden by Fulton Oursler
                      2. Bernarr Macfadden: A Study in Success by Clement Wood
                      3. Chats With the Macfadden Family by Grace Perkins
                    19. [+]
                      Pedagogues A-Flutter by H.L. Mencken, pp. 125-127 - 1 Review
                      1. Humanism and America by Norman Foerster
                    20. The American Mercury Authors, pp. 128-154
                    21. [+]
                      Check List of New Books - 9 Reviews
                      1. Lincoln at Gettysburg by William E. Barton
                      2. The Last Frontier by Zachary T. Sutley
                      3. The Decisive Wars of History by B.H. Liddell Hart
                      4. The World Crisis of 1914-1918 by Elie Halevy
                      5. The Strange Death of President Harding by Gaston B. Means and May Dixon Thacker
                      6. The Old Time College President by George P. Schmidt
                      7. Six Horses by William Banning and George Hugh Banning
                      8. The Complete Journal of Townsend Harris, First American Consul General and Minister to Japan by Mario Emilio Cosenza and Townsend Harris
                      9. The Economic Order of the Ancient World by Jules Toutain
                    22. [+]
                      Biography Voltaire and the English Deists, by Norman L. ... - 4 Reviews
                      1. Voltaire and the English Deists by Norman L. Torrey
                      2. A Woman of India by G.S. Dutt
                      3. The Love Letters of Ernst Haeckel by Johannes Werner and Ernst H.P.A. Haeckel
                      4. Deutsche Arbeit in Amerika by Kuno Francke
                    23. [+]
                      Reference Books The New International Encyclopedia Supplement,... - 4 Reviews
                      1. The New International Encyclopedia Supplement by Herbert Treadwell Wade
                      2. Encyclopedia of the Social Sciences by Edwin R.A. Seligman and Alvin Johnson
                      3. The Author's Annual, 1930 by Josiah Titzell
                      4. All-Sports Record Book, 1930 by Frank G. Menke
                    24. [+]
                      The Sciences The Life Story of Birds, by Eric Fitch Daglish - 5 Reviews
                      1. The Life Story of Birds by Eric Fitch Daglish
                      2. Five Types of Ethical Theory by C.D. Broad
                      3. Relativity by James Rice
                      4. The Sea by Harry A. Marmer
                      5. Psychology, Norman and Abnormal by J.W. Bridges
                    25. [+]
                      Public Questions Soviet Russia: A Living Record and a History, ... - 3 Reviews
                      1. Soviet Russia: A Living Record and a History by William Henry Chamberlin
                      2. The Twilight of Empire by Scott Nearing
                      3. A New Economic Order by Kirby Page
                    26. [+]
                      The Arts The Gourmets' Almanac, by Allan Ross Macdougall - 3 Reviews
                      1. The Gourmets' Almanac by Allan Ross Macdougall
                      2. Form and Reform by Paul T. Frankl
                      3. A History of Spanish Painting by Chandler Rathfon Post
                    27. [+]
                      Anthologies The Lost Lute and Other Chinese Lyrics, by Ger... - 4 Reviews
                      1. The Lost Lute and Other Chinese Lyrics by Gertrude Laughlin Joorisson
                      2. The Red Harvest by Vincent Godfrey Burns
                      3. One for Posterity by Henry Harrison
                      4. An Anthology of Invective and Abuse by Hugh Kingsmill
                    28. [+]
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                      2. Blue Rhine, Black Forest by Louis Untermeyer
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                    30. Editorials
                    31. Minority Stockholders by Rudolph L. Weissman
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                      2. Meeting the Bear Market by Glenn G. Munn
                      3. The Next Ten Years in British Social and Economic Policy by G.D.H. Cole
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                      2. The Sweet Cheat Gone by Marcel Proust
                      3. Fifth Avenue by Fred Rothermell
                      4. The Road of the Gods by Isabel Paterson
                      5. Joy Is My Name by Sarah Salt
                      6. Backwater by T.S. Stribling
                      7. The Pig Is Fat by Lawrance M. Maynard
                      8. Ella by Elisabeth Wilkins Thomas
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                    2. Wisconsin Note Book by Zona Gale, pp. 138-143
                    3. The Banks Go Chain-Store by Virgil Willit, pp. 144-152
                    4. Editorials, pp. 153-155
                    5. The Story of the Seven Arts by James Oppenheim, pp. 156-164
                    6. Seen and Heard in Mexico by Harvey Fergusson, pp. 165-171
                    7. Americana, pp. 172-177
                    8. The Man Who Saved Chicago by Leslie Llewellyn Lewis, pp. 178-184
                    9. From the Oklahoma Saga by George Milburn, pp. 185-191
                    10. On Living in Cities by Warren S. Thompson, pp. 192-201
                    11. Social Science Becomes Exact by J.J. Spengler, pp. 202-204
                    12. Sometimes There's a Trick by Chester T. Crowell, pp. 205-207
                    13. Birmingham by Clement Wood, pp. 208-217
                    14. I Was Workin' on the Railroad by Eric Sonnichsen, pp. 218-222
                    15. Boy for Tea by Ward Greene, pp. 223-227
                    16. Passaic by Arthur Hanko, pp. 228-235
                    17. No Motive by Lowry Charles Wimberly, pp. 236-241
                    18. Fantasia Impromptu by Benjamin Decasseres, pp. 242-243
                    19. Little Concert-Halls by Atwood C. Bellamy, pp. 244-250
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                      1. England: Its Character and Genius by Wilhelm Dibelius
                      2. America Conquers Britain by Ludwell Denny
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                      1. Indecency and the Seven Arts by Horace M. Kallen
                      2. Meddlers by H.I. Brock
                      3. Pornography and Obscenity by D.H. Lawrence
                      4. Who's Obscene? by Mary Ware Dennett
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                      2. The Pew Preaches by William L. Stidger
                      3. The Sacred Fire by B.Z. Goldberg
                      4. The Devil: An Historical Critical and Medical Study by Maurice Garcon and Jean Vinchon
                      5. The Christian Content of the Bible by George Holley Gilbert
                      6. Confucianism by Frederick Starr
                      7. The Gospel and Its Tributaries by Ernest Findlay Scott
                      8. The Autobiography of God by Ernest R. Trattner
                      9. The Supreme Book of Mankind by James G.K. McClure
                    23. The American Mercury Authors, pp. 256-280
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                      2. Some Southern Cotton Mill Workers and Their Villages by Jennings J. Rhyne
                      3. Social Control of the Mentally Deficient by Stanley P. Davies
                      4. Generations of Adam by Abraham L. Wolbarst
                      5. Income and Wages in the South by Clarence Heer
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                      2. Johnson of the Mohawks by Arthur Pound and Richard E. Day
                      3. New Letters and Papers of Lincoln by Paul M. Angle and Abraham Lincoln
                      4. George Eliot by J. Lewis May
                      5. Sherman: Soldier, Realist, American by B.H. Liddell Hart
                      6. An American Jezebel by Helen Augur
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                      2. Sleep by Donald A. Laird and Charles G. Muller
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                      1. Toward Civilization by Charles A. Beard
                      2. What's Right with America by Sisley Huddleston
                      3. War for Profits by Otto Lehmann-Russbuldt
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                      1. Sitka: Portal to Romance by Barrett Willoughby
                      2. African Drums by Fred Puleston
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                      1. Three Reformers by Jacques Maritain
                      2. Art and Scholasticism and the Frontiers of Poetry by Jacques Maritain
                      3. The Unrealists by Harvey Wickham
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                      1. Humanism: A New Religion by Charles Francis Potter
                      2. Our New Religion by H.A.L. Fisher
                    31. Editorial Notes
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                      1. Aspects of Biography by Andre Maurois
                      2. Poetry and Poets by Amy Lowell
                      3. A History of Freethought in the Nineteenth Century by J.M. Robertson
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                      2. Studies in the Chinese Drama by Kate Buss
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                      1. Making Money in the Stock Market by Orline D. Foster
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                      4. European Financial Control in the Ottoman Empire by Donald C. Blaisdell
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                    2. Honor by William Faulkner, pp. 268-274
                    3. The Florida of the North by Dane Yorke, pp. 275-280
                    4. Editorials, pp. 281-284
                    5. An Adventure in Autocracy by J. Frederick Essary, pp. 285-292
                    6. God's Stepson by Thomas F. Healy, pp. 293-301
                    7. Americana, pp. 302-306
                    8. Jupiter in Wall Street by Max Lerner, pp. 307-317
                    9. Children of My Blood, Be Hardy! by Edith Hart Dunne, p. 318
                    10. Dockwallopers by Paul Peters, pp. 319-326
                    11. The Future of the Large City by Warren S. Thompson, pp. 327-337
                    12. Gastronomy in the Woods by Stewart H. Holbrook, pp. 338-340
                    13. Suicide in Japan by Oland D. Russell, pp. 341-344
                    14. More from the Oklahoma Saga by George Milburn, pp. 345-352
                    15. Ben Butler by Benjamin DeCasseres, pp. 353-361
                    16. American Indian Cultures by Robert H. Lowie, pp. 362-366
                    17. Little Girl by Granville Toogood, pp. 367-372
                    18. The Rochester Experiment by Daniel Gregory Mason, pp. 373-378
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                      1. My Thirty Years' War by Margaret C. Anderson
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                      1. My Life by Leon Trotsky
                    21. The American Mercury Authors, pp. 384-402
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                      2. The Tiger: Georges Clemenceau, 1841-1929 by George Adam
                      3. Seventeen Letters of Lord Byron by Walter Edwin Peck and George Gordon Byron
                      4. Roger Williams: Prophet and Pioneer by Emily Easton
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                      1. Early American Prints by Carl W. Drepperd
                      2. Kenneth Hayes Miller by Lloyd Goodrich
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                      1. Dime Novels by Edmund Pearson
                      2. Anti-Slavery Sentiment in American Literature Prior to 1865 by Lorenzo Dow Turner
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                      1. The Home-Owner's Manual by Dorothy Olney and Julian Olney
                      2. The American Year Book, 1929 by Albert Bushnell Hart and William M. Schuyler
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                      1. The Bridge by Hart Crane
                      2. The Collected Poems of Stephen Crane by Wilson Follett and Stephen Crane
                    27. [+]
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                      1. The Wilderness of Denali by Charles Sheldon
                      2. The Road to Wildcat by Eleanor de la Vergne Risley
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                      1. Jane Austen by C.L. Thomson
                      2. Alexander Pope by Edith Sitwell
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                      1. Fifty Famous Letters of History by Curtis Gentry
                      2. Tall Tales of the Southwest by Franklin J. Meine
                      3. Prize Poems, 1913-1929 by Charles A. Wagner
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                      1. Books and Theatres by Edward Gordon Craig
                      2. The Story of Ireland's National Theatre by Dawson Byrne
                    31. Editorial Notes
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                      1. Gallows' Orchard by Claire Spencer
                      2. The Forty-Second Parallel by John Dos Passos
                      3. Dr. Graesler by Arthur Schnitzler
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                      1. England and the New Gold Standard, 1919-1926 by William Adams Brown, Jr.
                      2. Studies in the Law of Corporation Finance by Adolf A. Berle, Jr.
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                    1. The Rights of the Dog by H.H. Sawyer, pp. 365-384
                    2. The Success Boys at Stanford by George P. West, pp. 385-393
                    3. A Note as to Sinclair Lewis by James Branch Cabell, pp. 394-397
                    4. The Railroads Grid for Battle by J.G. Lyne, pp. 398-405
                    5. Editorials, pp. 406-408
                    6. Taps for the Cavalry by Lloyd Lewis, pp. 409-416
                    7. A Gallery of Theologues by Merritt Wimberly, pp. 417-422
                    8. Traveling Jim Crow by George S. Schuyler, pp. 423-432
                    9. Americana, pp. 433-436
                    10. The Americans in Shanghai by Edgar Snow, pp. 437-445
                    11. Chess Reclaims a Devotee by Alfred Kreymborg, pp. 446-453
                    12. The Radio Vs. the Virtuoso by Daniel Gregory Mason, pp. 454-460
                    13. The Babel of the Psyche by Grace Adams, pp. 461-468
                    14. First Page Stuff by Raymond S. Tompkins, pp. 469-477
                    15. The Mayor of Middletown by W.A.S. Douglas, pp. 478-486
                    16. Writer's Cramp by Joel Sayre, pp. 487-496
                    17. The Thing Called Art by Benjamin DeCasseres, pp. 497-500
                    18. Wagner in the Opera-House by Thomas B. Sherman, pp. 501-506
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                      1. Eugene V. Debs: A Man Unafraid by McAlister Coleman
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                      1. The Critique of Humanism by C. Hartley Grattan
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                      1. North Carolina by Samuel Huntington Hobbs, Jr.
                    22. The American Mercury Authors, p. 511
                    23. Index to Volume XX, pp. 512-530
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                      Check List of New Books - 3 Reviews
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                      2. The New Evolution by Austin H. Clark
                      3. Heaven and Earth: A Modern Astronomy by Oswald Thomas
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                      1. The Life and Mind of Emily Dickinson by Genevieve Taggard
                      2. Builders of the Bay Colony by Samuel Eliot Morison
                      3. Charlotte Bronte: A Psychological Study by Rosamond Langbridge
                      4. The Adams Family by James Truslow Adams
                      5. Pioneer Life in Texas by M. Krueger
                      6. Crucibles by Bernard Jaffe
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                      2. Civil War Prisons by William Best Hesseltine
                      3. The Critical Year by Howard K. Beale
                      4. War, Politics and Reconstruction by Henry Clay Warmoth
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                      1. Myself and the Theatre by Theodore Komisarjevsky
                      2. The Last Mile by John Wexley
                      3. An Hour of American Drama by Barrett H. Clark
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                      1. Between the Lines by H.M. Tomlinson
                      2. Portrait of the Artist as American by Matthew Josephson
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                      1. Max Weber by Holger Cahill
                      2. Knowing, Collecting and Restoring Early American Furniture by Henry Hammond Taylor
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                      1. Jungle Portraits by Delia J. Akeley
                      2. Egyptian Days by Princess Marthe Bibesco
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                      2. The Principles of English Verse by Charlton Miner Lewis
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                      1. Construction and Criticism by John Dewey
                      2. The Dangers of Obedience, and Other Essays by Harold J. Laski
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                      2. Preludes and Symphonies by John Gould Fletcher
                      3. Points East by Rachel Field
                      4. Love and the Luxembourg by Richard Aldington
                      5. Unpastoral Lyrics by Abraham Burstein
                    34. Editorial Notes
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                      1. The Negro in American Civilization by Charles S. Johnson
                      2. The Foundation by Frederick P. Keppel
                      3. Youth in Hell by Albert Bein
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                      2. Black Genesis by Samuel Gaillard Stoney and Gertrude Mathews Shelby, ...
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                      2. Cimarron by Edna Ferber
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                      1. The Editorial Page by Robert W. Jones
                      2. Reduce Where You Need To by Marjorie Dork
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                    1. The Insurance Racket by Abraham Epstein, pp. 1-10
                    2. A Poet in a Cathedral by Raymond F. Howes, pp. 11-19
                    3. Uncle Sam in Siberia by Oland D. Russell, pp. 20-28
                    4. Editorials, pp. 29-34
                    5. The First Day Out by Lawrance Maynard, pp. 35-41
                    6. Swell Letters in California by Carey McWilliams, pp. 42-47
                    7. Americana, pp. 48-51
                    8. Lost Shepherds by E. Boyd Barrett, pp. 52-58
                    9. Victor Herbert by Isaac Goldberg, pp. 59-67
                    10. Military Service by American Citizens in Foreign Armies by Carl L.W. Meyer, pp. 68-71
                    11. A Porto Rican Poet by Tomas Blanco, pp. 72-75
                    12. Negroes in Custody by Eleanor Rowland Wembridge, pp. 76-83
                    13. Americanization by Luis Munoz-Marin, pp. 84-96
                    14. The Queen of Bohemia by Albert Parry, pp. 97-105
                    15. Luck by Winifred Sanford, pp. 106-116
                    16. The Marvelous Cosima by Ernest Newman, pp. 117-122
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                      1. The Worst Journey in the World by Apsley Cherry-Garrard
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                      1. Life of Dwight L. Moody by William R. Moody
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                      1. Our Government by James M. Cain
                    20. The American Mercury Authors, pp. 128-154
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                      2. The Outlaw Years by Robert M. Coates
                      3. Mrs. Grundy by Leo Markun
                      4. Ur of the Chaldees by C. Leonard Woolley
                      5. Communist and Cooperative Colonies by Charles Gide
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                      1. Marriage by Ralph de Pomerai
                      2. Must England Lose India? by Arthur Carr Osburn
                    23. Editorial Notes
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                      2. The Decline of the Medieval Church by Alexander Clarence Flick
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                      1. D.H. Lawrence: A First Study by Stephen Potter
                      2. The Donne Tradition by George Williamson
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                      2. Hindenburg: The Man and the Legend by Margaret L. Goldsmith and Frederick M. Voigt
                      3. The Biography of President von Hindenburg by Rudolph Weterstetten and A.M.K. Watson
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                      1. The Whistlers' Room by Paul Alverdes
                      2. Oblomov by Ivan A. Goncharov
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                    2. The "Assassin" of Wilson by Louis Adamic, pp. 138-146
                    3. Fanning the Home Fires by Philip Hudson, pp. 147-150
                    4. Editorial, pp. 151-155
                    5. Freeman Street Panorama by H.L. Blake, pp. 156-162
                    6. Reflections on Farming by Fred C. Kelly, pp. 163-169
                    7. Americana, pp. 170-174
                    8. The New Humanism in Industry by Philip Wagner, pp. 175-183
                    9. The Nobility of the Campus by Nelson Antrim Crawford, pp. 184-192
                    10. The Study of War by E.L.M. Burns, pp. 193-195
                    11. Amending the Constitution by Dudley Cammett Lunt, pp. 196-198
                    12. A Socialist Boyhood by Samuel Yellen, pp. 199-207
                    13. Harbor John by Bert Cooksley, pp. 208-209
                    14. Big Business Raids Washington by J. Frederick Essary, pp. 210-216
                    15. The Americans in the Argentine by Jorge J. Blanco, pp. 217-225
                    16. The Top of the Stairs by Josephine Herbst, pp. 226-232
                    17. Hercules in the Woods by Stewart H. Holbrook, pp. 233-237
                    18. Afternoon and Evening by J.J. Lankes, pp. 238-243
                    19. Absolute Pitch by Nicolas Slonimsky, pp. 244-250
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                      2. The Future of Drinking by Gilbert Seldes
                      3. A Book of Wines Other Than French by P. Morton Shand
                      4. The Noble Experiments: Series III by Norman Anthony
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                    23. The American Mercury Authors, pp. 256-282
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                      2. Men, Marriage and Me by Peggy Hopkins Joyce
                      3. Dowie by Arthur Newcomb
                      4. The Letters of Dostoyevsky to His Wife by Fyodor Dostoyevsky
                      5. Morgan the Magnificent by John K. Winkler
                      6. The Long Hunt by James Boyd
                      7. Glimpses of the Great by George Sylvester Viereck
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                      2. Classical Sculpture by Arnold Walter Lawrence
                      3. Papermaking Through Eighteen Centuries by Dard Hunter
                      4. Chinese Art by William Cohn
                      5. Venice and Its Art by H.H. Powers
                      6. Virginia Woodcuts by Julius J. Lankes
                      7. Architecture by Christian A. Barman
                      8. Six Cartoons by Alfred Lowe
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                      2. Armageddon by Eugene Lohrke
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                      2. The Tradition of Virgil by Junius S. Morgan, Kenneth McKenzie, and Charles G. Osgood, ...
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                      2. The Austrian Philosophy of Values by Howard O. Eaton
                      3. Humanistic Logic by Oliver L. Reiser
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                      2. Three Titans by Emil Ludwig
                      3. Laborers in the Vineyard by Giovanni Papini
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                      2. Spreading Germs of Hate by George Sylvester Viereck
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                      1. A Scandinavian Summer by Harry A. Franck
                      2. The Last Paradise by Hickman Powell
                      3. Forest Life and Adventures in the Malay Archipelago by Eric Mjoberg
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                      1. The English Language by Ernest Weekley
                      2. Adjectives---and Other Words by Ernest Weekley
                    33. Editorial Notes
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                      1. The Way Home by Henry Handel Richardson
                      2. Ride the Nightmare by Ward Greene
                      3. Mr. Goldberg's Party by Alain de Leche
                      4. Huntsman in the Sky by Granville Toogood
                      5. Bottom Dogs by Edward Dahlberg
                      6. Petal-of-the-Rose by Charles Pettit
                      7. This Is My Body by Margery Latimer
                      8. Oregon Detour by Nard Jones
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                      2. Foreign Securities by John T. Madden and Marcus Nadler
                      3. The Economic Effects of Public Debts by Shutaro Matsushita
                      4. High Finance in the Sixties by Frederick C. Hicks
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                      2. Twenty-One Delightful Ways of Committing Suicide by Jean Bruller
                      3. Why You Win or Lose by Fred C. Kelly
                      4. Sheep by Archer B. Gilfillan
                      5. New York by Paul Morand
                      6. American Book Prices Current, 1929-1930 by Mary Houston Warren
                      7. The Print Collector by Muriel Clayton
                      8. A Bibliography of John Dewey by Milton Halsey Thomas and Herbert Wallace Schneider, ...
                      9. Edgar Allan Poe by Alfred Russel Wallace
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                    November 1930 Issue = 35 Articles
                    1. Memoir of a Wet Campaign by Charles Sampson, pp. 257-266
                    2. Ordeal by Bus by Raymond S. Tompkins, pp. 267-275
                    3. The Law Flirts with Change by B.H. Stoodley, pp. 276-283
                    4. Editorials, pp. 284-287
                    5. Black Warriors by George S. Schuyler, pp. 288-297
                    6. Hearst by George P. West, pp. 298-308
                    7. Americana, pp. 309-315
                    8. The Holy War of 1898 by Louis M. Hacker, pp. 316-326
                    9. The Last Crash by John Herrmann, pp. 327-332
                    10. Color by Knight Dunlap, pp. 333-335
                    11. Sports Slang in Latin America by Richard F. O'Toole, pp. 336-338
                    12. Hesper Garland by Edward Harris Heth, pp. 339-344
                    13. Ladies on Their Own by Goldie Weisberg, pp. 345-352
                    14. The Holy Spirit at West Point by Lloyd Lewis, pp. 353-361
                    15. The Birds and Francis by Louis Untermeyer, pp. 362-363
                    16. Life in Old Bohemia by Albert Parry, pp. 364-371
                    17. Toscanini's Big Stick by Edward Robinson, pp. 372-378
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                      1. Our Criminal Courts by Raymond Moley
                      2. The Story of Punishment by Harry Elmer Barnes
                      3. The Criminal by Henry A. Geisert
                      4. You Be the Judge by Marcus A. Kavanagh
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                    21. The American Mercury Authors, pp. 384-410
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                      2. Saint Augustine by Giovanni Papini
                      3. Caliban in Grub Street by Ronald Knox
                      4. The Inquisition by G.G. Coulton
                      5. Early Christianity and Its Rivals by George H. Box
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                      1. An Introduction to Social Anthropology by Clark Wissler
                      2. Growing Up in New Guinea by Margaret Mead
                      3. Two Thousand Years of Science by R.J. Harvey-Gibson
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                      1. Human History by G. Elliot Smith
                      2. Spain: A Modern History by Salvador de Madariaga
                      3. The Epochs of German History by Johannes Haller
                      4. The Soviets in World Affairs by Louis Fischer
                      5. A Refutation of the Versailles War Guilt Thesis by Alfred von Wegerer
                      6. Slavery Agitation in Virginia, 1829-1832 by Theodore M. Whitfield
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                      2. Modern American Poetry by Louis Untermeyer
                      3. The North American Book of Icelandic Verse by Watson Kirkconnell
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                      1. Henry Irving by Edward Gordon Craig
                      2. A Study of English Drama on the Stage by Walter Prichard Eaton
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                      1. Born a Jew by Boris D. Bogen
                      2. The Days of Our Years by Israel Kasovich
                      3. Alias Bluebeard by Emile Gabory
                      4. Thomas Masaryk of Czechoslovakia by Cecil J.C. Street
                      5. Everyman at War by Charles Benjamin Purdom
                      6. The Letters of Henry Adams, Vol. I: 1858-1891 by Worthington Chauncey Ford and Henry Adams
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                      2. Studies in Diplomatic History by James Headlam-Morley
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                      1. An Hour of Art by Walter Pach
                      2. One Hundred Thousand Years of Art by Maurice Eli Goldberg
                      3. Thirty Years of British Art by Joseph Duveen
                      4. A Catalogue of the Etchings of Levon West by Otto M. Torrington and Levon West
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                      1. Poems of Mihail Eminescu by Mihai Eminescu
                    31. Editorial Notes
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                      1. After-Walker by Leonard Cline
                      2. A Penny a Dream by Mary Edgar Comstock
                      3. Floodmark by Jamie Sexton Holme
                      4. Thorns Are a Style by Ruth Hannas
                      5. The Experimental Life by Royall H. Snow
                      6. Fifteen South Dakota Poets by James Christian Lindberg
                      7. American Broadside Poetry by Ola Elizabeth Winslow
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                      1. A History of Financial Speculation by R.H. Mottram
                      2. Foreign Securities by John T. Madden and Marcus Nadler
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                      1. Books: Their Place in a Democracy by R.L. Duffus
                      2. The American Road to Culture by George S. Counts
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                      1. New York by Nat J. Ferber
                      2. Paris by Raymond Escholier
                      3. Phantom Walls by Oliver Lodge
                      4. Poetry at Present by Charles Williams
                      5. The Philippines: Past and Present by Dean C. Worcester
                      6. Yesterdays by Frank Wing
                      7. Death Valley: The Facts by W.A. Chalfant
                      8. American First Editions and Their Prices by William Targ
                      9. Hacking New York by Robert Hazard
                      10. Madame de Stael and the United States by Richmond L. Hawkins
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                    December 1930 Issue = 35 Articles
                    1. Why I Do Not Become an American by Theodore Maynard, pp. 385-393
                    2. Lodge Doctor by Lewis G. Arrowsmith, pp. 394-401
                    3. Liberty and Democracy by Louis Le Fevre, pp. 402-409
                    4. Editorials, pp. 410-414
                    5. Bong Soir by Joel Sayre, pp. 415-422
                    6. Savonarola in Los Angeles by Duncan Aikman, pp. 423-430
                    7. Americana, pp. 431-435
                    8. Sex and the Bishops by Herbert Parrish, pp. 436-443
                    9. Oklahoma Note Book by George Milburn, pp. 444-450
                    10. Cremation in the United States by George G. Whitehead, pp. 451-453
                    11. The Argot of the Racketeers by James P. Burke, pp. 454-458
                    12. American Church Builders by F.R. Webber, pp. 459-469
                    13. White on Black by Tess Slesinger, pp. 470-476
                    14. Tom Paine by William E. Dodd, pp. 477-483
                    15. Iron Man of the Saginaw by James Stevens, pp. 484-492
                    16. Mississippi Pledges Her Faith by Richard F. O'Toole, pp. 493-498
                    17. Eye Music by Winthrop Parkhurst, pp. 499-505
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                      1. Lucy Stone by Alice Stone Blackwell
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                      1. A Biography of Everett Wentworth Hill by Rex Francis Harlow
                    21. The American Mercury Authors, p. 511
                    22. Index to Volume XXI, pp. 512-536
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                      Check List of New Books - 6 Reviews
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                      2. George Washington's Country by Marietta Minnigerode Andrews
                      3. Homes of the Cavaliers by Katherine Scarborough
                      4. The Sins of New York by Edward Van Every
                      5. Ye Olde Fire Laddies by Herbert Asbury
                      6. The Eagle and the Serpent by Martin Luis Guzman
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                      2. Early American Furniture Makers by Thomas Hamilton Ormsbee
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                      1. Ants by Julian Huxley
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                      1. Ventures in Belief by Henry P. Van Dusen
                      2. Forgery in Christianity by Joseph Wheless
                      3. The Idea of Immortality and Western Civilisation by Robert A. Falconer
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                      1. Northcliffe: An Intimate Biography by Hamilton Fyfe
                      2. Roadside Meetings by Hamlin Garland
                      3. Charles W. Eliot: President of Harvard University, 1869-1909 by Henry James
                      4. Haym Solomon and the Revolution by Charles Edward Russell
                      5. Personalities in American Art by W. Francklyn Paris
                      6. The Life Story of Brigham Young by Susa Young Gates and Leah D. Widstoe
                      7. Nelson W. Aldrich: A Leader in American Politics by Nathaniel Wright Stephenson
                      8. Swift: A Biography by Carl Van Doren
                      9. Two Years by Liam O'Flaherty
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                      2. Modern British Poetry by Louis Untermeyer
                      3. Stars To-Night by Sara Teasdale
                      4. Poems by Karl Kraus
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                      1. What Rights Are Left by Henry Alan Johnston
                      2. Life in College by Christian F. Gauss
                      3. The Five-Year Plan of the Soviet Union by Grigory F. Grinko
                      4. Justice for Hungary by Otto Legrady
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                      1. The Substance of the Sociology of Lester F. Ward by Clement Wood
                      2. Crime and the Criminal Law in the United States by Harry Best
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                      1. The French Novel by Pierre Mille
                      2. The Modern Italian Novel by Domenico Vittorini
                    32. Editorial Notes
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                      1. The Sculpture and Sculptors of the Greeks by Gisela M.A. Richter
                      2. Fountain of Life by Havelock Ellis
                      3. The Raven, Together with the Philosophy of Composition by Edgar Allan Poe
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                      1. Modern Writers at Work by Josephine K. Piercy
                      2. Between Dawn and Sunrise by James Branch Cabell and John Macy
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                      1. An Introduction to Journalism by Lawrence W. Murphy
                      2. War Letters of Fallen Englishmen by Laurence Housman
                      3. Jean Jacques Rousseau and His Philosophy by Harald Hoffding
                      4. Unpublished Letters from the Collection of John Wild by R.N. Carew Hunt
                      5. The Best Plays of 1929-1930 by Burns Mantle
                      6. Potato Face by Carl Sandburg
                      7. Bring 'em Back Alive by Frank Buck and Edward Anthony
                      8. Magazine Article Writing by Ernest Brennecke, Jr.
                      9. Popular Questions Answered by George W. Stimpson
                      10. Two Poems, and "Kim" Reviewed by Frank Norris
                      11. Death Valley by Bourke Lee
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                                    Issues of 1940 = 12 Issues, 320 Articles
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                                      Issues of 1941 = 12 Issues, 310 Articles
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                                          Issues of 1943 = 12 Issues, 280 Articles
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                                                    Issues of 1948 = 12 Issues, 366 Articles
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                                                            Issues of 1952 = 12 Issues, 213 Articles
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