Miscellaneous Ford, Henry Jones. Woodrow Wilson. Pp. 332. Price, $1.50. New York: D. Appleton and Company, 1916. Herbertson, A. J. and Howarth, O. J. The Oxford Survey of the British Empire. 6 vols. Pp. lxiv, 2129. Price, $21.75. New York: Oxford University Press

G.B. Roorbach
1917 The Annals of the American Academy of Political and Social Science  
MISCELLANEOUS The student in search of information on present-day economic and political conditions in foreign countries often finds it difficult to secure, without a great amount of reading, material that deals with the underlying facts of the geography, resources, industries and peoples so necessary for a proper interpretation of a country. Historical surveys there are in plenty, but comprehensive and authoritative descriptions of the lands themselves and their economic resources are
more » ... ources are conspicuous by their rarity. These six volumes supply such descriptions for all the lands that make up the British Empire. In the words of the preface their object is &dquoto furnish a survey of the Empire and its constituent parts in their geographical and allied aspects, together with their economic, administrative and social conditions, at the present time.&dquo Five of the volumes deal with British possessions
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