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Benjamin A. Botkin Archives
Benjamin A. Botkin • 18 Items / 14 Books, 2 Articles, 1 Review, 1 Poem
A Treasury of Western Folklore (1951)
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    In Short (3 Reviews)
    The Catherine Wheel, by Jean Stafford
    1. The Catherine Wheel by Jean Stafford
    2. New Directions 13 by James Laughlin
    3. A Treasury of Western Folklore by B.A. Botkin
    The American Mercury, February 1952, pp. 112-113
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    Western Book Roundup (10 Reviews)
    Bread, by Sarah Morgan
    1. Bread by Sarah Morgan
    2. Colorado Front Range Ski Tours by Tom Sudduth and Sanse Sudduth
    3. The Desert Trackers by Peter R. Odens
    4. They Called Him Wild Bill by Joseph G. Rosa
    5. A Treasury of Western Folklore by B.A. Botkin
    6. Comanches: The Destruction of a People by T.R. Fehrenbach
    7. The Pima Indians by Frank Russell
    8. Retaliation by Bert Webber
    9. Wild and Wooly by Denis McLoughlin
    10. San Diego County Place Names by Lou Stein
    Old West, June 1976, pp. 1-2
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    New Books (12 Reviews)
    From General to Caviar
    1. Mr. President by William Hillman
    2. What Eisenhower Thinks by Allan Taylor and Dwight D. Eisenhower
    3. Eisenhower: The Man and the Symbol by John Gunther
    4. The Pillar by David Harry Walker
    5. Serenade to the Big Bird by Bert Stiles
    6. Jefferson Selleck by Carl Jonas
    7. The Works of Love by Wright Morris
    8. A Treasury of Western Folklore by B.A. Botkin
    9. Children of the Rainbow by Bryan MacMahon
    10. The Best of the Best American Short Stories, 1915-1950 by Martha Foley
    11. The Portable Roman Reader by Basil Davenport
    12. Grand Right and Left by Louis Kronenberger
    The Harpers Monthly, March 1952, pp. 101-107
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    Brief Comments (23 Reviews)
    Twenty-nine oustanding books of the previous quarter
    1. George Washington: A Biography, Vol. III by Douglas Southall Freeman
    2. Life in America by Marshall B. Davidson
    3. Bradford of Plymouth by Bradford Smith
    4. Strange Lands and Friendly People by William O. Douglas
    5. The Forrestal Diaries by Walter Millis, E.S. Duffield, and James Forrestal, ...
    6. The Melville Log by Jay Leyda
    7. The Peron Era by Robert J. Alexander
    8. North with the Spring by Edwin Way Teale
    9. Closing the Ring by Winston S. Churchill
    10. Gods, Graves and Scholars by C.W. Ceram
    11. Charles Evans Hughes by Merlo J. Pusey
    12. Incredible New York by Lloyd R. Morris
    13. Crisis in Freedom: The Alien and Sedition Acts by John Chester Miller
    14. A Treasury of Western Folklore by B.A. Botkin
    15. The Citizen Decides by Ralph Barton Perry
    16. The Letters of Theodore Roosevelt, Vol. III by Elting E. Morison and Theodore Roosevelt
    17. Union Bay: The Life of a City Marsh by Harry W. Higman and Earl J. Larrison
    18. Under Whatever Sky by Irwin Edman
    19. Pleasures of Music by Jacques Barzun
    20. The Oxford Dictionary of Nursery Rhymes by Iona A. Opie and Peter Opie
    21. Venture to the Interior by Laurens van der Post
    22. Civil Liberties Under Attack by Clair Wilcox
    23. Origins of the New South, 1877-1913 by C. Vann Woodward
    The American Scholar, Spring 1952, pp. 242-258