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War Supplement to The History Teacher's Magazine, March, 1918

War Reprint, No. 3

A Selected Critical Bibliography of
Publications in English Relating

to the World War






Price 25 cents


JUL 11 1919



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1. Bibliography 2. Handbooks 3. History of the War 4. Forecasts of the War 5. The Background of the War 6. The Diplomatic Rupture 7. Polemics, England vs. Germany 8. The Warring Nations 9. Views of the War by European Neutrals 10. Great Britain, Description, History, Policy 11. Great Britain, Army and Navy, Preparedness 12. Great Britain's Part in the War







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14. British Empire, Future Problems and Policies ... 10 15. Belgium, History, Description

10 16. Belgium, German Invasion and Rule

10 17. Belgium, Neutrality and International Law, Discussions

11 18. France

12 19. Italy

12 20. Portugal

12 21. Alsace-Lorraine

12 22. Germany, History

13 23. Germany, Kaiser and Court

13 24. Germany, Government and Conditions

13 25. Germany, Political Thought

14 26. Germany, Political Thought, Criticisms

15 27. Germany, Anthologies of Opinion

15 28. Germany, Weltpolitik

15 29. War-time German Discussions of National Policy 16 30. Germany, Army, Navy, Secret Service

16 31. Germany, Descriptions in War-time

16 32. Austria-Hungary

17 33. Austria-Hungary, Slavic Peoples

17 34. Balkan Peninsula, History Conditions, Problems 17 35. Balkan Wars, 1912-13

18 36. Serbia, Montenegro, Southern Slavs

18 37. Albania


43. Russia, History

19 44. Russia, Ante-Bellum Descriptions

20 45. Russia, Conditions in War-time

21 46. Russia, Revolution of 1917

21 47. Africa

21 48. Jews, Zionism, Palestine

21 49. The Armenians

21 50. Persia and the Middle East

22 51. Far East, China, Japan 52. Japanese-American Relations

22 53. United States, History, Ideals, International Relations

23 54. United States Preparedness

23 55. United States, German Intrigue 56. German-Americans, Pro-German Views, and Propaganda

23 57. United States, Relations and Attitude to War, 1914-17

25 58. United States, Participant in the War

26 59. Latin-America, Pan-Americanism

26 60. The War on the Sea

26 61. International Law, Neutral Rights

27 62. Nationality and Its Problems

27 63. The War and Democracy

28 64. The Results of the War, Problems of Peace

28 65. The War Against War

99 66. League to Enforce Peace, League of Nations

30 67. Economic Aspects of the War

31 68. Women and the War 69. Socialism and the War

32 70. Interpretations of the War: Philosophical 71. Interpretations of the War: Sociological

32 72. Interpretations of the War: Political

33 73. Interpretations of the War: Psychological

33 74. Interpretations of the War: Ethical and Religious . 33 75. Interpretations of the War: By Men of Letters 31 76. Atlases

34 77. Pamphlet Series

34 78. Committee on Public Information: Publications 34

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Copyright, 1918, Mckinley Publishing Co.

A Selected Critical Bibliography of Publications in

English Relating to the World War



In July, 1917, the National Board for Historical diaries, and accounts of campaigns; histories of the Service projected a bibliography similar to this, but war, unless valuable for inclusion of other than milion a somewhat more inclusive plan and with more tary material; poetry, literary appreciations, and extended comment. On behalf of the Board, Pro- philosophical speculations. No work is listed under fessor Charles H. Hull, of Cornell University, as

more than one classification heading, though many resumed oversight of the project in Washington, and he late to several topics. Usually such a book is listed and the present compiler, with some assistance from under the heading to which its content or character Professor Edward R. Turner, of the University of mainly relates. No attempt has been made to include Michigan, and Professor Albert H. Lybyer, of the histories of the period before 1914, but a few of the University of Illinois, had practically completed the most convenient ones have been mentioned because work for the press by August, when the expected they furnish good brief accounts and adequate biblichannel for publication proved unavailable.

ographical guidance to their respective fields. Only The postponed date and the changed method of books of unusual interest or value published earlier publication have made necessary an entire change in than 1914 are included, and no attempt has been made the organization of the work, in the extent of critical to include volumes issued since November, 1917, of comment, and in the content of the list which had to which supplementary lists may, perhaps, be published be modified to permit the inclusion of later publica- from time to time. tions. Some titles have been omitted from the ear The compiler will welcome, for use in a supplelier list, and many new ones added. The critical mentary list, suggestion of any volume of such charnotes on the older titles retained have in nearly every acter and importance as should have entitled it to case been rewritten in much briefer form, so that place in this list; and also corrections of any errors judgments are more summary and less qualified and of material importance. Errors of oversight or of critical. So little has been left of the work in its judgment are only too easy in such a compilation. earlier form that it is not just to place any responsi- Some titles are retained, though better works have bility opon any one except the present compiler, appeared, because of the influence the books exercised though he most heartily expresses his gratitude to the in moulding public opinion. three persons mentioned, especially to Professor Hull, The place of publication, unless otherwise indifor the helpfulness of the work they did in making cated, is New York. Many of the publications are possible this publication, and for their fuller notes on English, but in such cases the American importer and some books which he has not himself had in hand. the American price are given, wherever known, in

As far as possible the compiler has made his notes stead of the English publisher and price. The prices directly from the books concerned, but it has not quoted were the prices at publication. For many always been possible, especially for the more recent books published before 1917, the price has been inpublications to inspect the book at first-hand. In creased from ten to twenty-five per cent.

The prices such cases he has had to rely upon the consensus of are for the cheapest bound edition, except in case of a available book reviews. In nearly all cases where few pamphlets, and are in almost all cases net prices. the critical comment has been prepared with the book All critical comments are conditioned by date of pubin hand, it has been checked with several published lication, the heading under which the title appears, reviews to verify the general fairness and correctness and by the title itself. of the estimate.

Space forbids an alphabetical index, but under the The purpose of the list is to include books on the several topics, the entries are alphabetically arranged, causes, problems, and issues of the war, on the ques so that the presence of a particular title should be tion of war and peace; and on the several countries, readily determined. An asterisk indicates a book of their conditions, problems, and relations.

more than average value, or one of the better works The list omits, with only a few outstanding excep available on the subject; a double asterisk indicates tions, periodicals and periodical articles; pamphlets, one of the most useful books, usually a book to be that is, volumes of less than one hundred pages; col- heartily commended. The bibliography contains lections of illustrations and cartoons; official publica- about 600 titles, of which 132 are marked with a sintions; technical or specialized works; memoirs,

works; memoirs, gle asterisk and 24 with double asterisk. The latter

group is listed at $37.80, and the two selected groups EDITOR'S NOTE.-Supplementary bibliographies to the together at $331.90. Small libraries should possess present one will be published from time to time in the the double asterisked books; good, larger libraries “The History Teacher's Magazine.”

should contain at least the asterisked books as well.



volume; many simple maps, chiefly of battles. Tends to * Lange, Frederick William Theodore, and Berry, W. T.

become military history, but is consequently hampered by Books on the Great War, an Annotated Bibliography of

censorship. Volume 16 appeared in July, 1917. Literature Issued During the European Conflict. White Current History, A Monthly Magazine of the New York Plains, N. Y., Wilson, 1915-16, vols. 1-4. $4.50. First three Times. 1914 ff. $6 a year. Documents, special articles, ilvolumes bound in one cover to July, 1915, the fourth to lustrations and other material compiled in useful form, not April, 1916. Arranged topically; thorough for books and a narrative history in proper sense. Seventh volume curpamphlets issued in England, with increasing attention in rent at beginning of 1918. later parts to American and foreign publications. Good in. Dillon, Emile Joseph. England and Germany; with an dexes, some annotations.

Introduction by the Hon. W. M. Hughes, M.P., Prime Min2. HANDBOOKS.

ister of Australia. Brentano, 1915, p. xii, 312. $3. Survey

of European situation made at end of first year of war comDavis, Muriel 0. The Great War and What It Means for prising international politics of the year and of preceding Europe. Oxford Press, 1915, p. vii, 110. $.40. Designed years as a whole under numerous topics. Indicts Germany; for English elementary schools.

indicates lessons for England. Gibson, Charles R. War Inventions and How They Were Doyle, Sir Arthur Conan. History of the Great War. Invented. Philadelphia, Lippincott, 1917, p. 255. $1. Clear Doran, 1916-17; vols. 1-2, p. xiii, 349; ix, 257. Each $2. information and explanation for general reader.

Careful, accurate, detailed record devoted chiefly to British Magnus, Leonard A. Pros and Cons in the Great War, a participation and operations, Record of Foreign Opinion, with a Register of Fact. Dut. Gardiner, Alfred G. The War Lords. Dutton, 1915, p. ton, 1917, p. viii, 396. $2. A cyclopedic arrangement of viii, 319. $2.50 (reprint, $.40). Editor of London Daily quoted opinions on causes and phases of the war; News writes pleasing sketches of prominent men and their venient as handbook.

relation to events of the war; in style of his earlier work, Scheip, Stanley S., and Bingham, Alfred, editors. Hand Prophets, Priests, and Kings. book of the European War. White Plains, N. Y., Wilson, Illustrated War News. London, 1914 ff. Pictures revols. 1 and 2, 1914-16, p. x, 334; xi, 304. Each $1. Con. printed from Illustrated London News with explanatory veniently arranged compilations, largely documentary. text. Successive volumes cover four to six months. Second volume covers November, 1914, to November, 1915,

Mumby, Frank A., editor. The Great War. London, and gives special attention to relations of United States to

Gresham, 1915 ff. Rather casual, illustrated account for the war.

British consumption. Volumes cover about two months White, James William. A Textbook of the War for each; fifteenth part issued in March, 1917. Americans, Written and Compiled by an American, being

Murray, Arthur Mordaunt. The Fortnightly History of the Fourth Edition of a Primer of the War for Americans,

the War. New York, Stokes, 1917, p. 403. $3. CollecRevised and Enlarged. Philadelphia, Winston, 1915, p. xiii,

tion of Colonel Murray's series of monthly contributions to 551. $1. Much documentary material compiled and ab.

Fortnightly Review from beginning of the war to July, 1916. stracted in answer to twenty questions. Well indexed; use

Good survey of military events. ful compendium for speakers.

Simonds, Frank Herbert. The Great War, the First 3. HISTORY OF THE WAR.

Phase; the Second Phase. Kennerley, 1914-15, 2 vols. p. Allen, George Henry; Whitehead, Henry C., and Chad

256; xi, 281. Each $1.25. They Shall Not Pass. Garden wick, French Ensor. The Great War. Philadelphia, Barrie,

City, Doubleday, 1916, p. viii, 142. $1. First volume cov. 1915-16, vols. 1-3, p. xxx, 377; xxii, 494; xx, 500. Each $5.

ered from assassination of archduke to fall of Antwerp; First volume deals with causes; second with outbreak of

second concludes with second battle of Ypres; third de. war, organization and strength of the military and naval

seribes French resistance at Verdun in 1916. First is little forces, and financial resources of the contending powers;

more than reprint of editorials in New York Sun; second third with earlier campaigns. Full, clear account for gen

is revised from articles in Review of Reviews, New Repuberal reader.

lic, etc.; third is reprint of five articles from New York Arnoux, Anthony. The European War. Steiger, 1915 ff.,

Tribune. Ba-ed partly on personal observations. Author each $1.50. Third volume carries account to March, 1916;

is recognized as probably foremost American critical

writer on the war. professedly neutral narrative.

The Times Documentary History of the War. London, Belloc, Hilaire. Elements of the Great War; The First

The Times, 1917 ff. Two volumes (p. 549, 583) of diplo. Phase (1915, p. 374); The Second Phase (1916, p. 382). Nelson. Each $1.50. First volume sketches causes and

matic and one (p. 534) of naval documents have been isoutbreak of war, forces opposed, and invasion of Belgium

sued with brief explanatory, not argumentative notes. and France; second is devoted to battle of the Marne. Sets The Times History of the War. London, The Times, forth clearly, often vividly, the movement of events; de

1914 ff. Weekly parts issued since September, 1914; fourscriptions of strategic movements seem convincing to all

teen volumes have appeared; compilation of information except military experts.

and pictures rather than a history. Battine, Captain Cecil. A Military History of the War

4. FORECASTS OF THE WAR. from the Declaration of War to the Close of the Campaign of August, 1914. London, Hodder, 1916, p. 307. 5s. Per Chesney, Sir George Tomkyms. The Battle of Dorking, sonal observations of Daily Telegraph correspondent supple. being an Account of the German Invasion of England, with mented by careful study. Account prefaced by study of the Occupation of London and the Fall of the British Em. strength and equipment of contending armies.

pire. London, Richards, 1914. 6d. First published, 1871. Buchan, John. Nelson's History of the War. Nelson, Delaisi, Francis. The Inevitable War. Boston, Small, 1914 ff., volumes each $.00. Annalistic method; compiled 1915, p. 120. $1. Translation of La Guerre Qui Vient largely from newspapers; documentary appendix in each (Paris, 1911); interesting on social and economic matters.


Ford, Edward, and Home, Gordon Cochrane. England In *Coolidge, Archibald Cary. The Origins of the Triple Alvaded. Macmillan, 1913, p. xii, 371. $2. Forecasts German liance. Scribner, 1917, p. vi, 236. $1.25. These three lecinvasion. Compare contemporary English play, An English tures by Professor Coolidge of Harvard are the best acman's Home.

count of the subject; clear, scholarly, and impartial. The Great War of 189—, a Forecast. London, Heinemann, ** Dickinson, Goldsworthy Lowes. The European Anar1893; 2d ed., 1895. 6s. Co-operative work by leading Eng. chy. Macmillan, 1916, p. 144. $1. Not a narrative but an lish military writers.

essay of only 30,000 words on forces which produced the *Sarolea, Charles. The Anglo-German Problem. Ameri

Blame rests not upon one nation alone, but upon the can edition with new introduction. Putnam, 1915, p. xx,

anarchy in which European nations struggled without com288. $1. First printed in England, December, 1912. Re

mon law. Notable book, and by far best brief discussion of markable discussion of Anglo-German relations and fore

underlying causes of the war. cast of the war and its issues. Author, a Belgian professor Fullerton, William Morton. Problems of Power. Scribat Edinburgh.

ner, 1913, second, revised edition, 1915, p. xxiv, 390. $2.25. A Second Franco-German War and Its Consequences for

Former newspaper correspondent discusses international England. London, Simpkin, 1907, p. 154. ls. Includes

problems from Sedan to Agadir with great cleverness, but German invasion of Belgium.

assumes such familiarity with the facts, that few readers will find themselves sufficiently equipped to peruse it intelli


**Gibbons, Herbert Adams. The New Map of Europe, Adkins, Frank James. Historical Backgrounds of the

1911-1914, the Story of the Recent European Diplomatic Great War, the War, its Origins and Warnings. McBride, Crises and Wars and of Europe's Present Catastrophe. Cen: 1915, p. 227. $1. Informative lectures delivered in England tury, 1914, p. xi, 412. $2. Well written account of events shortly after outbreak of war, on Germany, France, the

of four years preceding the war, by American especially Slavs, and England and Sea Power. Clear outline of situa

familiar with Balkan affairs. Clear, informing, generally retion which produced the war. Within the comprehension of

liable and fair, though inclinations are anti-German. Minor young readers.

changes in later editions. Barclay, Sir Thomas. Thirty Years, Anglo-French

**Guyot, Yves. The Causes and Consequences of the Reminiscences, 1876-1906. Boston, Houghton, 1914, p. viii,

War; translated by F. A. Holt. Brentano, 1916, p. xxxvi, 389. $3.50. Detached jottings of an Englishman long resi

359. $3. One of ablest French authorities discusses politident in Paris, which throw some light on Fashoda affair

cal, economic, and historical causes of the war, and its proband formation of Anglo-French entente in 1904.

able consequences. Original is probably best all-around

book in French. Barry, William. The World's Debate, an Historical Defence of the Allies. Doran, 1917. $1.25. Hodge-podge of

Hart, Albert Bushnell. The War in Europe, its Causes facts from modern history against absolutism and favoring

and Results. Appleton, 1914, p. ix, 254. $1. Hurried comdemocracy; hence favoring France and England against pilation published in October, 1914, for American general Germany.

reader; superseded by later works. Bevan, Edwyn Robert. Method in the Madness, a Fresh

Hayes, Carlton Joseph Huntley. Political and Social His. Consideration of the Case between Germany and Ourselves.

tory of Modern Europe. Macmillan, 1916, vol. 1, p. xvi, Longmans, 1917, p. vii, 309. $1.50. An Englishman's at

582, $2; vol. 2, p. xii, 726, $2.25. First volume summarizes tempt at a judicial statement of case between England and

three centuries ending 1815; second volume treats more Germany, rather England's case against Germany.

fully the century since with special attention to economic

and social factors and the antecedents of the war. ReadBeveridge, Albert Jeremiah. What is Back of the War. Indianapolis, Bobbs, 1915, p. 430. $2. Journalistic obser

able and generally reliable. vations in Germany, France, and England, chiefly important

Hazen, Charles Downer. Modern European History. Holt, for reports of conversations with leaders of public opinion.

1917, p. xiv, 650. $1.75. Condensed from his French RevoMisuse of this quoted material by pro-Germans discredited

lution and Napoleon and his Europe since 1815. Admirable the book, which is really blissfully impartial.

brief survey since 1789. **Bullard, Arthur. The Diplomacy of the Great War.

*Holt, Lucius Hudson, and Chilton, Alexander Wheeler. Macmillan, 1916, p. xii, 344. $1.50. American journalist

The History of Europe from 1862 to 1914, from the Accessurveys events since 1878, discusses new elements in diplo

sion of Bismark to the Outbreak of the Great War. Macmacy, problems of the war, and relations of United States millan, 1917, p. XV, 611. $2.60. By professors of history and Europe. Style sprightly; views advanced, but not out

at West Point; deals mainly with diplomatic and military of touch with realities. One of best all-around books. events; with considerable quotations from primary sources; The Cambridge Modern History, Vol. 12, The Latest Age.

clear, vigorous style; excellent maps. Macmillan, 1910, p. xxxiv, 1033. $4. Helpful surveys of

Hovelaque, Emile. The Deeper Causes of the War, with developments in several nations, but fails to treat an Introduction by Sir Walter Raleigh. Dutton, 1916, p. adequately international affairs. Chapters on extra-Euro

158. $1.25. Vehement and able indictment of Germany's pean matters are particularly useful. To be consulted for theories of race, the state, and war, and of her application information, rather than read for enlightenment.

of them in her policy toward England. Cook, Sir Edward Tyas. Britain and Turkey, the Causes

Lipson, Ephraim. Europe in the Nineteenth Century, an of the Rupture Set Out in Brief Form from the Diplomatic Outline History. Macmillan, 1917, p. 298. $2. Neglects Correspondence (p. 31, $.10). How Britain Strove for Peace, international affairs except as leading to the war. Best a Record of Anglo-German Negotiations, 1898-1914 (p. 40,

chapters on internal affairs of leading countries, especially $.20). Why Britain is at War, the Causes and the Issues prior to 1870. Treatment unusual and uneven. Set out in Brief Form from the Diplomatic Correspondence Morel, Edmund Deville. Ten Years of Secret Diplomacy, and Speeches of Ministers (p. 24, $.10). Macmillan, 1914. an Unheeded Warning, Being a Reprint of Morocco in Three pamphlets widely circulated in early days of the war. Diplomacy. London, National Labour Press, 1915, p. xxix,

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