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Alfred Vagts • 56 Items / 7 Books, 13 Articles, 36 Reviews
A History of Militarism (1937)
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Published Reviews
  1. [+]
    General History (Review)
    A History of Militarism, by Alfred Vagts
    1. A History of Militarism by Alfred Vagts
    The American Historical Review, January 1939, p. 318
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    Book Reviews (Review)
    A History of Militarism, by Alfred Vagts
    1. A History of Militarism by Alfred Vagts
    American Political Science Review, April 1938, pp. 373-374
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    The End of Militarism (Review)
    A History of Militarism, by Alfred Vagts
    1. A History of Militarism by Alfred Vagts
    Encounter, October 1960, pp. 82-84
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    Militarism and Society (Review)
    A History of Militarism, by Alfred Vagts
    1. A History of Militarism by Alfred Vagts
    The Nation, January 29, 1938, p. 134
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    Soldiers and Society (Review)
    A History of Militarism, by Alfred Vagts
    1. A History of Militarism by Alfred Vagts
    The New Republic, December 22, 1937, p. 204
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    Briefer Mention (4 Reviews)
    Bethlehem Nights, by Sister Mary Paula
    1. Bethlehem Nights by Sister Mary Paula
    2. I Speak for the Chinese by Carl Crow
    3. The Crescent and the Rose by Samuel C. Chew
    4. A History of Militarism by Alfred Vagts
    Commonweal, December 24, 1937, pp. 251-252
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    Recent Books on International Relations (17 Reviews)
    General: Political, Military and Legal
    1. Civitas Dei by Lionel Curtis
    2. European Civilization: Its Origin and Development by Edward Eyre
    3. Theory and Practice in International Relations by Salvador de Madariaga
    4. Belief and Action: An Everyday Philosophy by Herbert Louis Samuel
    5. Liberalism Faces the Future by Clarence R. Skinner
    6. Tradition and Modernism in Politics by Arthur Joseph Penty
    7. The Fight for Peace by Robert B. Mowat
    8. Problems of War and Peace in the Society of Nations
    9. The Caissons Roll by Hanson W. Baldwin
    10. A History of Militarism by Alfred Vagts
    11. The Next War by Lionel E.O. Charlton
    12. Winged Warfare by Edgar J. Kingston-McCloughry
    13. Poison in the Air by Heinz Liepmann
    14. Chemicals in War by Augustin M. Prentiss
    15. International Law by L. Oppenheim and Hersh Lauterpacht
    16. Foreign News Sources and the Foreign Press by Ralph O. Nafziger
    17. Political Handbook of the World, 1938 by Walter H. Mallory
    Foreign Affairs, April 1938, pp. 542-543
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    Recent Books on International Relations (26 Reviews)
    General: Political, Military and Legal
    1. Full Circle by Anthony Eden
    2. From Empire to Nation by Rupert Emerson
    3. The Politics of the Developing Areas by Gabriel A. Almond and James. S. Coleman
    4. The End of Empire by John Strachey
    5. An Approach to Sanity by Bernard Montgomery
    6. NATO in the 1960's by Alastair Buchan
    7. Nuclear Policy for War and Peace by Thomas E. Murray
    8. Fallout by John M. Fowler
    9. The Constitution of Liberty by Friedrich A. Hayek
    10. The Future as History by Robert L. Heilbroner
    11. The United States in World Affairs, 1959 by Richard P. Stebbins
    12. The End of Ideology by Daniel Bell
    13. Political Realism and the Crisis of World Politics by Kenneth W. Thompson
    14. Issues of Freedom by Herbert J. Muller
    15. Intelligence and Democratic Action by Frank H. Knight
    16. Contemporary Theory in International Relations by Stanley Hoffmann
    17. Reinhold Niebuhr on Politics by Harry R. Davis, Robert C. Good, and Reinhold Niebuhr, ...
    18. Our Times: The Best from The Reporter Magazine by Max Ascoli
    19. For Want of a Nail by Hugh R. Wilson, Jr.
    20. Meine Danziger Mission, 1937-1939 by Carl J. Burckhardt
    21. Roosevelt's Road to Russia by George N. Crocker
    22. A History of Militarism by Alfred Vagts
    23. Science and Technology in Contemporary War by Georgii Pokrovsky
    24. State Immunities and Trading Activities in International Law by Sompong Sucharitkul
    25. Books on Communism: A Bibliography by R.N. Carew Hunt
    26. A Select Bibliography
    Foreign Affairs, July 1960, pp. 682-684
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    Sociology (51 Reviews)
    IBM Plus Reality Plus Humanism=Sociology
    1. Ancient Judaism by Max Weber, Hans H. Gerth, and Don Martindale
    2. The Religion of China by Max Weber
    3. General Economic History by Max Weber
    4. The Theory of Social and Economic Organization by Max Weber
    5. Conflict, and the Web of Group-Affiliations by Georg Simmel
    6. The Sociology of Georg Simmel by Kurt H. Wolff and Georg Simmel
    7. Suicide: A Study in Sociology by Emile Durkheim
    8. The Division of Labor in Society by Emile Durkheim
    9. The Ruling Class by Gaetano Mosca and Arthur Livingston
    10. Political Parties by Robert Michels
    11. Ideology and Utopia by Karl Mannheim
    12. Man and Society in an Age of Reconstruction by Karl Mannheim
    13. The Theory of the Leisure Class by Thorstein Veblen
    14. Absentee Ownership, Business Enterprise in Recent Times by Thorstein Veblen
    15. Oswald Spengler: A Critical Estimate by H. Stuart Hughes
    16. The Republic by Plato
    17. Power and Society by Harold D. Lasswell and Abraham Kaplan
    18. Politics, Economics, and Welfare by Robert A. Dahl and Charles E. Lindblom
    19. An American Dilemma by Gunnar Myrdal, Richard Sterner, and Arnold Rose
    20. Behemoth by Franz L. Neumann
    21. Japan's Emergence as a Modern State by E. Herbert Norman
    22. Social Order and the Risks of War by Hans Speier
    23. A History of Militarism by Alfred Vagts
    24. The Makers of Modern Strategy by Edward Mead Earle, Gordon A. Craig, and Felix Gilbert, ...
    25. The Problem of Leisure by Henry Durant
    26. Homo Ludens by Johan Huizinga
    27. Capitalism, Socialism, and Democracy by Joseph A. Schumpeter
    28. American Capitalism by John Kenneth Galbraith
    29. Religion in Twentieth Century America by Herbert Wallace Schneider
    30. Educational Wastelands by Arthur E. Bestor
    31. The Twenty Years' Crisis, 1919-1939 by Edward H. Carr
    32. Is Anybody Listening? by William H. Whyte, Jr.
    33. Community Power Structure by Floyd Hunter
    34. Middletown: A Study in Modern American Culture by Robert S. Lynd and Helen Merrell Lynd
    35. The Social History of Art by Arnold Hauser
    36. Studies in European Realism by Georg Lukacs
    37. Conceptions of Modern Psychiatry by Harry Stack Sullivan
    38. The Interpersonal Theory of Psychiatry by Harry Stack Sullivan
    39. The Neurotic Personality of Our Time by Karen Horney
    40. The Authoritarian Personality by Theodor W. Adorno, Else Frenkel-Brunswik, and Daniel J. Levinson, ...
    41. Prophets of Deceit by Leo Lowenthal and Norbert Guterman
    42. A Study of Interpersonal Relations by Patrick Mullahy
    43. A Study of History by Arnold J. Toynbee
    44. Hellenism and the Modern World by Gilbert Murray
    45. The Uses of the Past: Profiles of Former Societies by Herbert J. Muller
    46. Social Philosophies of an Age of Crisis by Pitirim A. Sorokin
    47. Meaning in History by Karl Lowith
    48. The Protestant Era by Paul Tillich
    49. The New Society by Edward Hallett Carr
    50. The Lonely Crowd by David Riesman, Reuel Denney, and Nathan Glazer
    51. Capitalism and Socialism on Trial by Fritz Sternberg
    The Saturday Review, May 1, 1954, p. 22