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Page 313 - America," etc. Fully illustrated. 8°, $2.00. "There has not been in the last few years until the present book any authoritative, broad resume on the subject, modified and deepened as it has been by modern research and reflection, which is couched in language suitable for the multitude. . . . The text is as entertaining as it is instructive.
Page 314 - The Basis of Social Relations. A Study in Ethnic Psychology. By DANIEL G. BRINTON, AM, MD, LL.D., Sc.D., Late Professor of American Archaeology and Linguistics in the University of Pennsylvania ; Author of " History of Primitive Religions," "Races and Peoples," " The American Race,
Page 313 - The book is cleverly written and is one of the best works of its kind ever put before the public. It will be interesting' to all readers, and especially to those interested in the study of science.
Page 314 - MB, CM, FRCPE, extra Physician, Royal Hospital for Sick Children, Edinburgh; Author of "The Child, His Nature and Nurture." Illustrated. 8°. Net, $1.50. " A book for the student and for the instructor, full of interest, also for the intelligent general reader. The subject constitutes one of the most fascinating chapters in the nistory of medical science and of philosophical research.
Page 314 - ... anthropological theories. No one seems to have been better acquainted with the very great body of facts represented by these sciences.*, — Am, Journal of Sociology, II.
Page 169 - Overthrow of movable objects; fall of plaster; ringing of church bells; general panic, without damage to buildings.
Page 313 - A timely and useful volume. . . . The author wields a pleasing pen and knows how to make the subject attractive. . . . The work is calculated to spread among its readers an attraction to the science of anthropology. The author's observations are exceedingly genuine and his descriptions are...