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Norman Cousins • 309 Items / 21 Books, 250 Articles, 23 Reviews, 13 Visuals
The Good Inheritance (1942)
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    Directions in Democracy (2 Reviews)
    The Destiny of Western Man, by W.T. Stace
    1. The Destiny of Western Man by W.T. Stace
    2. The Good Inheritance by Norman Cousins
    The Saturday Review, March 21, 1942, p. 6
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    In Brief (5 Reviews)
    The American Idea, by Eugene T. Adams
    1. The American Idea by Eugene T. Adams
    2. Color, Class, and Personality by Robert Lee Sutherland
    3. Norwegian-American Studies and Records
    4. The Waldenses in the New World by George B. Watts
    5. The Good Inheritance by Norman Cousins
    Common Ground, Summer 1942, pp. 120-128
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    A Free World Check List of Books (15 Reviews)
    Time Was: Death of a Junker, by Heinrich Hauser
    1. Time Was: Death of a Junker by Heinrich Hauser
    2. Out of the People by J.B. Priestley
    3. A New Atlas of China: Land, Air and Sea Routes by Marthe Rajchman
    4. Dawn Watch in China by Joy Homer
    5. Boom or Bust by Blair Moody
    6. Outlines of Russian Culture by Paul Miliukov and Michael Karpovich
    7. Japan Unmasked by Hallett Abend
    8. This Age of Fable by Gustav Stolper
    9. The Good Inheritance by Norman Cousins
    10. Joy Cometh in the Morning by Jacob Zavel Jacobson
    11. America and World Mastery by John MacCormac
    12. Flight in Winter by John Clinton Adams
    13. The U.S. College Graduate by F. Lawrence Babcock
    14. Something Went Wrong by Lewis Browne
    15. Education for Death by Gregor A. Ziemer
    Free World, March 1942, pp. 190-191
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    Check List (19 Reviews)
    1. The Good Inheritance by Norman Cousins
    2. Something Went Wrong by Lewis Browne
    3. America in World Affairs by Allan Nevins
    4. The Sea of Memories by Charles Moran
    5. The Jazz Record Book by Charles Edward Smith and Frederic Ramsey, Jr., ...
    6. Respectfully Yours, Annie by Sylvia Brockway
    7. Convoy by Quentin J. Reynolds
    8. From Cairo to Khyber to Celebas by Maude H. Beaton
    9. Westward the Course! by Paul McGuire
    10. Franklin Street by Philip Goodman
    11. Heroes of the Atlantic by Ivor Halstead
    12. A Century at the Bar of the Supreme Court of the United States by Charles Henry Butler
    13. Drunks Are Square Pegs by Charles Clapp
    14. Bolivar: The Life of an Idealist by Emil Ludwig
    15. Army Talk by Elbridge Colby
    16. Television: Today and Tomorrow by Lee de Forest
    17. Hernan Cortes: Conqueror of Mexico by Salvador de Madariaga
    18. From the Land of Silent People by Robert St. John
    19. The Balance Sheet of the Future by Ernest Bevin
    The American Mercury, April 1942, pp. 500-503
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    Recent Books on International Relations (21 Reviews)
    General: Political, Military and Legal
    1. Survey of International Affairs, 1938 by Arnold J. Toynbee and V.M. Boulter
    2. Glimpses of World History by Jawaharlal Nehru
    3. Foundations of Modern World Society by Linden A. Mander
    4. The Good Inheritance by Norman Cousins
    5. The Theology of Politics by Nathaniel Micklem
    6. Problems of Modern Government by R. MacGregor Dawson
    7. The Problems of Lasting Peace by Herbert C. Hoover and Hugh Gibson
    8. Conditions of Peace by Edward H. Carr
    9. The Coming Age of World Control by Nicholas Doman
    10. The Bases of a World Commonwealth by Charles B. Fawcett
    11. Toward International Organization by Howard Robinson
    12. Geopolitics: The Struggle for Space and Power by Robert Strausz-Hupe
    13. How Many World Wars? by Maurice Leon
    14. Newtopia by P.W. Wilson
    15. Days of Decision by Charles Merz
    16. Propaganda by Short Wave by Harwood L. Childs and John B. Whitton
    17. The Strategy of Indirect Approach by Basil H. Liddell Hart
    18. The Tools of War by James R. Newman
    19. The History of Combat Airplanes by Charles G. Grey
    20. Women for Defense by Margaret Culkin Banning
    21. Spoilers of the Sea by John Philips Cranwell
    Foreign Affairs, October 1942, pp. 174-175