Winter 1945 • Vol. VII No. 1 Book ReviewsJanuary 1, 1945 |

Beyond Nationalism

The Idea Of Nationalism: A Study In Its Origins And Background by Hans Kohn. Macmillan. $7.50. Justice And World Society by Lawrence Stapleton. University of North Carolina Press. $2.00. The League To Enforce Peace by Ruhl J. Bartlett. University of North Carolina Press. $2.50. Here are three books which deal with the recurring problem of our epoch—that of pressing beyond nationalism to lay the philosophical foundations and rear the institutional structure of world organization. The scope of Professor Kohn's volume is indicated by the subtitle; it would be designated even more accurately by some such old-fashioned Teutonic title as "Introduction to an Historical and Comparative Study of the Idea of Nationalism from the Greek Philosophers and the Hebrew Prophets to the Outbreak of the French Revolution." For, like many works thus ponderously entitled, it is bulky, scholarly, and pedantic. Bulk and scholarship are attested by 576 pages of text and 143 pages (inconvenient

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