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William L. Langer • 555 Items / 31 Articles, 12 Books, 512 Reviews
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    General History (Review)
    An Encyclopedia of World History, by William L. Langer
    1. An Encyclopedia of World History by William L. Langer
    The American Historical Review, July 1941, p. 847
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    The Diary of Mankind (Review)
    An Encyclopedia of World History, by William L. Langer
    1. An Encyclopedia of World History by William L. Langer
    The New Republic, January 13, 1941, p. 59
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    A Modern Ploetz (Review)
    An Encyclopedia of World History, by William L. Langer
    1. An Encyclopedia of World History by William L. Langer
    The Saturday Review, December 28, 1940, p. 16
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    The Game of History (3 Reviews)
    Dictionary of American History, by James Truslow Adams and A.V. Coleman
    1. Dictionary of American History by James Truslow Adams and A.V. Coleman
    2. An Encyclopedia of World History by William L. Langer
    3. Historical Tables by S.H. Steinberg
    Commonweal, October 25, 1940, p. 27
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    Briefly Noted (19 Reviews)
    General
    1. Dusk of Dawn by W.E. Burghardt DuBois
    2. Suez and Panama by Andre Siegfried
    3. The Real Danger in Our Gold by Harry Scherman
    4. Rudyard Kipling by Edward Shanks
    5. ...Shall Not Perish from the Earth by Ralph Barton Perry
    6. The Dream We Lost by Freda Utley
    7. An Encyclopedia of World History by William L. Langer
    8. The Weekend Companion by Mary Breen and Arthur Lawson
    9. The Bottlenecks of Business by Thurman W. Arnold
    10. Bonnie Prince Charlie by Clennell Wilkinson
    11. Unresting Cells by R.W. Gerard
    12. Father Was an Editor by Joshua K. Bolles
    13. The Caribbean by W. Adolphe Roberts
    14. Test Tubes and Dragon Scales by George C. Basil and Elizabeth Foreman Lewis
    15. "I Built a Temple for Peace" by Edward B. Hitchcock
    16. My Life in a Man-Made Jungle by Belle J. Benchley
    17. Dostoevski: The Making of a Novelist by Ernest J. Simmons
    18. Six Came Back by David L. Brainard and Bessie Rowland James
    19. Animals in Action by Gayle B. Pickwell
    The New Yorker, September 7, 1940, pp. 58-62
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    Recent Books on International Relations (20 Reviews)
    General: Political and Legal
    1. The Essence of Security by Robert S. McNamara
    2. Political Order in Changing Societies by Samuel P. Huntington
    3. Alliances and Small Powers by Robert L. Rothstein
    4. Progress, Coexistence, and Intellectual Freedom by Andrei D. Sakharov
    5. The UN and the Middle East Crisis, 1967 by Arthur Lall
    6. The New Nationalism by Louis L. Snyder
    7. Neutralization and World Politics by Cyril E. Black, Richard A. Falk, and Klaus Knorr, ...
    8. Theory and Reality in Public International Law by Charles de Visscher
    9. International Law and Political Crisis by Lawrence Scheinman and David A. Wilkinson
    10. Democracy in a Revolutionary Era by Harvey Wheeler
    11. Conditions of World Order by Stanley Hoffmann
    12. The United Nations Political System by David A. Kay
    13. Theory of International Relations by Abdul A. Said
    14. Peacekeeping: International Challenge and Canadian Response by Alastair MacDonald Taylor, David Cox, and J.L. Granatstein, ...
    15. International Communication and the New Diplomacy by Arthur S. Hoffman
    16. International Relations in the Bipolar World by Peter J. Fliess
    17. Intervention and Revolution by Richard J. Barnet
    18. The Philby Conspiracy by Bruce Page, David Leitch, and Phillip Knightley
    19. An Encyclopedia of World History by William L. Langer
    20. Documents on American Foreign Relations, 1967 by Richard P. Stebbins and Elaine P. Adam
    Foreign Affairs, January 1969, pp. 387-388
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    Recent Books on International Relations (27 Reviews)
    General: Political, Military and Legal
    1. An Encyclopedia of World History by William L. Langer
    2. Spiritual Values and World Affairs by Alfred Zimmern
    3. The Clash of Political Ideals by Albert R. Chandler
    4. Government and the Governed by R.H.S. Crossman
    5. The Three Dictators: Mussolini, Stalin, Hitler by Frank Owen
    6. Rulers of the World by Maurice Crain
    7. Revolution: Why, How, When? by Robert Hunter
    8. What's Democracy to You? by Joseph Gollomb
    9. International News and the Press by Ralph O. Nafziger
    10. Publicity and Diplomacy by Oron James Hale
    11. Peaceful Change and the Colonial Problem by Bryce Wood
    12. Suez and Panama by Andre Siegfried
    13. International Boundaries by S. Whittemore Boggs
    14. Islands of Adventure by Karl Baarslag
    15. 1940 Britannica Book of the Year~~Nineteen Forty Britannica Book of the Year by Walter Yust
    16. The Penguin Political Dictionary by Walter Theimer
    17. Historical Tables by S.H. Steinberg
    18. The World Since 1914 by Walter Consuelo Langsam
    19. Contemporary International Politics by Walter R. Sharp and Grayson Kirk
    20. The World Over in 1939 by Leon Bryce Bloch and Charles Angoff
    21. Public Policy by C.J. Friedrich and Edward S. Mason
    22. Decisive Battles by J.F.C. Fuller
    23. Roots of Strategy by Thomas R. Phillips
    24. Technique of Modern Arms by Hollis LeR. Muller
    25. Maneuver in War by Charles Andrew Willoughby
    26. Airpower by Al Williams
    27. Chemistry in Warfare: Its Strategic Importance by Frederick A. Hessel, Mary Stanley Hessel, and Wellford Martin, ...
    Foreign Affairs, January 1941, pp. 462-463