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Margaret Mead • 70 Items / 26 Books, 29 Articles, 14 Reviews, 1 Poem
New Lives for Old (1956)
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Published Reviews
  1. Books
    The Impact of Religion and the Modern World (Review)
    New Lives for Old, by Margaret Mead
    1. New Lives for Old by Margaret Mead
    Commonweal, January 18, 1957, p. 412
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    New Age in New Guinea (Review)
    New Lives for Old, by Margaret Mead
    1. New Lives for Old by Margaret Mead
    The Saturday Review, May 12, 1956, p. 16
  3. Books
    The Remaking of Man (4 Reviews)
    And Keep Your Powder Dry, by Margaret Mead
    1. And Keep Your Powder Dry by Margaret Mead
    2. The American People by Geoffrey Gorer
    3. Exploring English Character by Geoffrey Gorer
    4. New Lives for Old by Margaret Mead
    Encounter, November 1956, pp. 72-75
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    Recent Books on International Relations (9 Reviews)
    The Far East and Pacific Ocean
    1. China and Soviet Russia by Henry Wei
    2. The Political History of China, 1840-1928 by Chien-nung Li, Ssu-yu Teng, and Jeremy Ingalls
    3. Red Dragon Over China by Harold H. Martinson
    4. Selected Works, Volume Four: 1941-1945 by Zedong Mao
    5. Japanese People and Politics by Chitoshi Yanaga
    6. The Cause of Japan by Shigenori Togo
    7. Korea's Heritage: A Regional and Social Geography by Shannon McCune
    8. New Lives for Old by Margaret Mead
    9. Hawaii and Its People by A. Grove Day
    Foreign Affairs, January 1957, p. 367
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    The New Books (10 Reviews)
    The Stream and the Self
    1. New Lives for Old by Margaret Mead
    2. Goodbye to Uncle Tom by J.C. Furnas
    3. A Wreath for Udomo by Peter Abrahams
    4. A Single Pebble by John Hersey
    5. A Dance in the Sun by Dan Jacobson
    6. Self: Explorations in Personal Growth by Clark E. Moustakas and Sita Ram Jayaswal
    7. Amelie in Love by Henri Troyat
    8. The Lonely Passion of Judith Hearne by Brian Moore
    9. Ring Lardner by Donald Elder
    10. Minority Report by H.L. Mencken
    The Harpers Monthly, July 1956, pp. 87-91
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    Brief Comments (24 Reviews)
    Twenty-four outstanding books
    1. New Lives for Old by Margaret Mead
    2. Man's Role in Changing the Face of the Earth by William L. Thomas, Jr., Carl O. Sauer, and Marston Bates, ...
    3. Pelican in the Wilderness by F. Fraser Darling
    4. In Silence I Speak by George N. Shuster
    5. The Meaning of Yalta by John L. Snell
    6. Russia Leaves the War by George F. Kennan
    7. Reinhold Niebuhr by Charles W. Kegley and Robert W. Bretall
    8. Contemporary European Philosophy by Joseph M. Bochenski
    9. Sovereignty: An Inquiry Into the Political Good by Bertrand de Jouvenel
    10. An International Economy by Gunnar Myrdal
    11. Contemporary Capitalism by John Strachey
    12. The Negro Potential by Eli Ginzberg, James K. Anderson, and Douglas W. Bray, ...
    13. The Republicans: A History of Their Party by Malcolm C. Moos
    14. Franklin D. Roosevelt: The Triumph by Frank Freidel
    15. The Presidency Today by Edward S. Corwin and Louis W. Koenig
    16. The American Presidency by Clinton Rossiter
    17. The Course of American Democratic Thought by Ralph Henry Gabriel
    18. Freedom's Fetters by James Morton Smith
    19. Eli Whitney and the Birth of American Technology by Constance McL. Green
    20. The Fur Hunters of the Far West by Alexander Ross and Kenneth A. Spaulding
    21. The Search for Captain Slocum by Walter Magnes Teller
    22. Critical Approaches to Literature by David Daiches
    23. The Raven and the Whale by Perry Miller
    24. D. H. Lawrence: Novelist by F.R. Leavis
    The American Scholar, Winter 1957, pp. 110-123