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Life's Picture History of Western Man (1951)
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    Recording Human Progress (Review)
    Life's Picture History of Western Man, by The Editors
    1. Life's Picture History of Western Man by The Editors
    The Saturday Review, November 17, 1951, pp. 20-21
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    Briefly Noted (14 Reviews)
    General
    1. They Fought with What They Had by Walter D. Edmonds
    2. Years of Madness: A Reappraisal of the Civil War by William E. Woodward
    3. Journey Between Freedoms by Tanya Svetlova Matthews
    4. Dance of Death by Erich Kern
    5. The Day Before Tomorrow by Robert Waithman
    6. Nelson's Captains by Ludovic H.C. Kennedy
    7. Clear the Decks by Daniel V. Gallery
    8. A Sailor's Odyssey by Andrew Browne Cunningham, Viscount of Hyndhope
    9. Zachary Taylor: Soldier in the White House by Holman Hamilton
    10. The Dammed Missouri Valley by Richard G. Baumhoff
    11. Guests, or How to Survive Hospitality by Russell Lynes
    12. Life's Picture History of Western Man by The Editors
    13. U.S. Camera, 1952 by Tom Maloney
    14. Ross and the New Yorker by Dale Kramer
    The New Yorker, November 17, 1951, pp. 170-177
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    New Books (15 Reviews)
    The Last and the Best of the Year
    1. Closing the Ring by Winston S. Churchill
    2. Hitler's Interpreter by Paul Schmidt and R.H.C. Steed
    3. The Struggle for Survival by Eliot Janeway
    4. A Foreign Policy for Americans by Robert A. Taft
    5. General MacArthur and President Truman by Richard H. Rovere and Arthur M. Schlesinger, Jr., ...
    6. Under Whatever Sky by Irwin Edman
    7. The Modern Novel in America, 1900-1950 by Frederick J. Hoffman
    8. The Farmers Hotel by John O'Hara
    9. Show Biz: From Vaude to Video by Abel Green and Joe Laurie, Jr.
    10. The Hour by Bernard DeVoto
    11. Guests, or How to Survive Hospitality by Russell Lynes
    12. Ross and the New Yorker by Dale Kramer
    13. The New Yorker Twenty-Fifty Anniversary Album, 1925-1950
    14. Life's Picture History of Western Man by The Editors
    15. Strange Lands and Friendly People by William O. Douglas
    The Harpers Monthly, December 1951, pp. 98-105
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    Art Books for Christmas (29 Reviews)
    Arrest and Movement, by H.A. Groenewegen-Frankfort
    1. Arrest and Movement by H.A. Groenewegen-Frankfort
    2. The Social History of Art by Arnold Hauser
    3. The Dada Painters and Poets by Robert Motherwell
    4. French Painting Between the Past and the Present by Joseph C. Sloane
    5. Revolution and Tradition in Modern American Art by John I.H. Baur
    6. The Painter's Eye by Maurice Grosser
    7. Abstract Painting by Thomas B. Hess
    8. Dictionary of the Arts by Martin L. Wolf
    9. Art Has Many Faces by Katharine Kuh
    10. The Unsophisticated Arts by Barbara Jones
    11. Life's Picture History of Western Man by The Editors
    12. Aspects of Form by Lancelot Law Whyte
    13. Horse and Rider by Geoffrey Grigson
    14. A Cycle of Cathay by William W. Appleton
    15. The Art of Letters by E.R. Hughes and Lu Chi
    16. High Victorian Design by Nikolaus Pevsner
    17. French Cathedrals by Jean Bony, Peter Meyer, and Martin Hurlimann
    18. Romanesque Frescoes by Edgar Waterman Anthony
    19. Piero Della Francesca by Kenneth Clark
    20. Gustave Courbet by Gerstle Mack
    21. The Two Lives of James Jackson Jarves by Francis Steegmuller and James Jackson Jarves
    22. Portrait of the Artist as an American by Selden Rodman
    23. James Ensor by Libby Tannenbaum
    24. Archaic Marble Sculpture from the Acropolis by Humfry Payne and Gerard Mackworth-Young
    25. Greek Terra Cottas by T.B.L. Webster
    26. Audubon's Animals by Alice Ford and John James Audubon
    27. English Drawings at Windsor Castle by A.P. Oppe
    28. Paul Cezanne Sketch Book by Paul Cezanne
    29. Baroque Book Illustration by Philip Hofer
    The New Republic, December 10, 1951, pp. 19-21