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1918

C1 Alsace-Lorraine under German Rule. by Charles D. Hazen. New York: Henry Holt & Co.
Public, A Journal of Democracy, XXI (April 27, 1918), 545.


1919

C2 America and Britain. by Andrew C. McLaughlin. New York: E. P. Dutton & Co.
Explaining the Britishers. by Frederick W. Wile. New York: George H. Doran Co.
Shaking Hands with England. by Charles H. Towne. New York: George H. Doran Co.
Dial, LXVI (March 22, 1919), 298-99.


C2.1 Municipal House-Cleaning. by William P. Capes and Jeanne R. Carpenter. New York: E. P. Dutton & Co.
Nation, CVIII (April 12, 1919), 580.


C3 The World War and its Consequences. by William H. Hobbs. New York: G. P. Putnam & Sons.
Dial, LXVI (April 19, 1919), 406-07.


C4 The Little Town. by Harlan Paul Douglass. New York: Macmillan Co.
Nation, CVIII (May 24, 1919), 841-42.

An unsigned review.


C4.1 Yvette. by Guy de Maupassant. translated by Ada G. Galsworthy. New York:
Alfred A. Knopf.
Flesh and Phantasy. by Newton A. Fuessle. Boston: Cornhill.
Temptations. by David Pinski. New York: Brentano's.
Dial, LXVI (June 28, 1919), 660-61.


C4.2 Midas and Son. by Stephen McKenna. New York: George H. Doran Co.
Dial, LXVI (June 28, 1919), 662.


C5 Clemenceau: The Man and His Time. by H. M. Hyndman. New York: F. A. Stokes Co.
Clemenceau: The Tiger of France. by Georges Lecomte. New York: D. Appleton & Co.
Dial, LXVII (July 12, 1919), 21-22.


C6 Authority in the Modern State. by Harold J. Laski. New Haven: Yale University Press.
The State and the Nation. by Edward Jenks. New York: E. P. Dutton & Co.
Dial, LXVII (July 26, 1919), 59-61.


C6.1 Roosevelt: A Study in Ambivalence. by George Sylvester Viereck. New York:

Jackson Press.
Dial, LXVII (July 26, 1919), 68-69.


C6.2 New Fallacies of Midas. by Cyril Edward Robinson. New York: R. M. McBride & Co.
Dial, LXVII (July 26, 1919), 72-73


C6.3 A History of the Great War. by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. New York: George H.. Doran Co.
Forty Days in 1914. by Major-General Sir F. Maurice. New York: George H. Doran Co.
The Dardanelles Campaign. by H. W. Nevinson. New York: H. Holt & Co. 1914. by Viscount French. Boston: Houghton Mifflin. Fifty Years of Europe. by Charles Downer Hazen. New York: H. Holt & Co. Dial, LXVII (July 26, 1919), 73-74.


C7 Bolshevism and the United States. by Charles E. Russell. Indianapolis: Bobbs-Merrill Co.
Russia in 1919. by Arthur Ransome. New York: B. W. Huebsch.
Dial, LXVII (August 23, 1919), 152-54.

Experts in City Government. by Edward A. Fitzpatrick. New York: D. Appleton & Co.
Nation, CIX (August 23, 1919), 253.


C7.2 Letters to Teachers. by Hartley Burr Alexander. Chicago: Open Court.
Problems of the Secondary Teacher. by William Jerusalem. Boston: Badger. Dial, LXVII (September 20, 1919), 262-63.


C7.3 Employment Psycho1ogy. by Henry C. Link. New York: Macmillan Co.
Dial, LXVII (September 20, 1919), 274. Industrial Nursing. by Florence Swift Wright. New York: Macmillan Co. Dial, LXVII (September 20, 1919), 274.


C7.4 Towards Racial Health. by Norah H. March. New York: E. P. Dutton & Co.
Dial, LXVII (September 20, 1919). 274.


C7.5 Town Improvement. by Frederick Noble Evans. New York: D. Appleton & Co.
Dial, LXVII (September 20, 1919), 274.


C7.6 New Towns After the Wars; An Argument for Garden Cities. by the editors of the New Townsmen. London: Dent. Dial, LXVII (September 20, 1919), 274.


C7.7 Farm Management. by Jacob Hiram Arnold. New York: Macmillan Co.
Dial, LXVII (September 20, 1919), 274.


C7.8 New Schools for Old. by Evelyn Dewey. New York: E. P. Dutton & Co
. Dial, LXVII (September 20, 1919), 263.


C7.9 Architecture and Democracy. by Claude Bragdon. New York: Alfred A. Knopf.
Dial, LXVII (October 4, 1919), 318.


C7.10 Heartbreak House, Great Catherine, and Playlets of War. by George Bernard Shaw. New York: Brentano's. Dial, LXVII (November 15, 1919), 448-49.


C8 Canon Barnett: His Life, Work, and Friends. 2 vols. by Henrietta O. Barnett. Boston: Houghton Mifflin.
Dial, LXVII (November 29, 1919), 473-75.


C8.1 The Limits of State Industrial Control; A Symposium on the Present Situation and How to Meet It. edited by Huntly Carter. New York: Frederick A. Stokes Co.
New Republic, XXI (April 14, 1920), 232.


1920

C9 In the World War. by Count Ottokar Czernin. New York: Harper & Bros.
Freeman, I (July 21, 1920), 452-53.


C10 The Joke about Housing. by Charles Harris Whitaker. Boston: Marshall, Jones Co.
Freeman, I (August 4, 1920), 501.


1921

C11 Social Theory. by G. D. H. Cole. London: Methuen & Co.
Sociological Review, XIII (January 1921), 52-54.


C11.1 Shadow Shapes. by Elizabeth Shepley Sergeant. Boston: Houghton Mifflin.
Freeman, II (February 2, 1921), 501-502.


C12 A History of the Chartist Movement. by Julius West. Boston: Houghton Mifflin.
Freeman, III (March 16, 1921), 22.


C13 Theodore Roosevelt and His Time: Shown in His Own Letters. 2 vols. by Joseph Bucklin Bishop. New York: Charles Scribner & Sons.
Freeman, III (April 6, 1921), 93-94.


C14 The Bolshevik Adventure. by John Pollock. New York: E. P. Dutton and Co.
Bolshevism: Theory and Practice. by Bertrand Russell. New York: Harcourt, Brace and Co.
The Groping Giant: Revolutionary Russia as Seen by an American Democrat. New Haven: Yale University Press.
Russia in the Shadows. by H. G. Wells. New York: George H. Doran. Freeman, III (April 27, 1921), 165-66.


C14.1 Man's Unconscious Passion. by Wilfred Lay. New York: Dodd, Mead and Co.
Freeman, III (May 11, 1921), 214.


C14.2 Reminiscences and Reflections of a Mid- and Late-Victorian. by Ernest Belfort Bax. New York: Thomas Seltzer.
Freeman, III (May 18, 1921), 238.


C14.3 The Passion of Labour. by Robert Lynd. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons.
Freeman, III (June 1, 1921), 286.


C14.4 From Authority to Freedom; The Spiritual Pilgrimage of Charles Hargrove. by L.P. Jacks. London: Williams & Norgate.
Freeman, III (June 8, 1921), 310.


C14.5 William Morris and the Early Days of the Socialist Movement. by J. Bruce Glasier. New York: Longmans, Green and Co.
Freeman, III (June 22, 1921), 358.


C15 The Group Mind: A Sketch of the Principles of Collective Psychology, with Some Attempt to Apply Them to the Interpretation of National Life and Character. by William McDougall. Cambridge: Cambridge Universit y Press.
Sociological Review, XIII (July 1921), 184-86.


C15.1 Art and I. by C. Lewis Hind. New York: John Lane Co.
Authors and I. by C. Lewis Hind. New York: John Lane Co.
Freeman, III (August 17, 1921), 549.


C16 Glimpses of Bengal. Selected from the letters of Rabindranath Tagore. 1885 to1895. by Rabindranath Tagore. New York: Macmillan Co.
The Wreck: A Hindu Romance. by Rabindranath Tagore. New York: Macmillan Co.
Freeman, IV (September 28, 1921), 67-68.


C17 Mechanism, Life and Personality: An Explanation of the Mechanistic Theory of Life. by J. S. Haldane. New York: E. P. Dutton and Co.
Freeman, IV (October 19, 1921), 141-42.


C18 Civilization: Its Cause and Cure, and Other Essays. by Edward Carpenter. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons.
Freeman, IV (November 9, 1921), 211-12.


C19 A London Mosaic. by W. L. George. New York: F. A. Stokes.
London of the Future. edited by Sir Aston Webb. New York: E. P. Dutton & Co.
New Republic, XXVIII (November 9, 1921), 328-29.


C19.1 The Wall. by John Cournos. New York: George H. Doran Co.
Freeman, IV (November 16, 1921), 238.


C20 The Engineers and the Price System. by Thorstein Veblen. New York: B. W. Huebsch.
Freeman, IV (November 23, 1921), 261-62.


C21 Mr. Punch's History of Modern England. Vols. I-II. 1841-1874. by Charles L. Graves. New York: F. A. Stokes.
New Republic, XXIX (December 7, 1921), 50, 52.


C21.1 Adventure in the Arts. by Marsden Hartley. New York: Boni & Liveright.
Freeman, IV (December 21, 1921), 358.


C21.2 And Even Now. by Max Beerbohm. New York: E. P. Dutton & Co.
Freeman, IV (December 28, 1921), 382.

Vols. III-IV reviewed in1922.


1922

C22 The Evolution of World Peace. edited by F. S. Marvin. New York: Oxford University Press.
New Republic, XXIX (January 11, 1922), 187-88.


C23 The Story of Mankind. by Hendrik Willem Van Loon. New York: Boni and Liveright.
Freeman, IV (January 8, 1922), 449-50.


C24 The Age of Invention. by Holland Thompson. Vol. 37, Chronicles of America. New Haven: Yale University Press.
The Control of Life. by J. Arthur Thomson. New York: Henry Holt & Co.
New Republic, XXIX (February 15, 1922), 346, 348.


C24.1 Daniel Burnham: Architect, Planner of Cities. by Charles Moore. Boston:
Houghton Mifflin.
Freeman, IV (February 22, 1922), 574-75.


C24.2 The Enjoyment of Architecture. by Talbot Faulkner Hamlin. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons.
Freeman, IV (March 8, 1922), 622.


C24.3 Essays in Freedom and Rebellion. by H. W. Nevinson. New Haven: Yale University Press.
Freeman, IV (March 8, 1922), 622.


C24.4 More Trivia. by Logan Pearsall Smith. New York: Harcourt, Brace and Co.
Freeman, V (March 22, 1922), 46.


C24.5 Cotswold Characters. by John Drinkwater. New Haven: Yale University Press.
Freeman, V (March 29, 1922), 70.


C25 The Book of Jack London. 2 vols. by Charmian London. New York: Century Co.
New Republic, XXX (March 29, 1922), 145-47.


C25.1 London River. by H. H. Tomlinson. New York: Alfred A. Knopf.
Freeman, V (April 5, 1922), 94.


C25.2 Here and Now Story Book. by Lucy Sprague Mitchell. New York: E. P. Dutton & Co.
Freeman, V (May 17, 1922), 231-32.


C26 Rahab. by Waldo Frank. New York: Boni and Liveright.
New Republic, XXXI (August 16, 1922), 339-40.


C27 Mr. Punch's History of Modern England. Vols. III-IV. 1874-1914.
by Charles L. Graves. New York: F. A. Stokes.
New Republic, XXXII (September 20, 1922), 102-03.

Vols. I-II reviewed in 1921.


C28 Little Essays of Love and Virtue. by Havelock Ellis. New York: George H. Doran Co.
Sex and Common Sense. by A. Maude Royden. New York: G. P. Putnam's Sons. Freeman, VI (November 8, 1922), 213-14.


C29 History of Art. Vol. I: Ancient Art. Vol. II: Medieval Art. by Elie Faure. Translated by Walter Pach. New York: Harper & Bros.
New Republic, XXXIII (November 29, 1922), part II, 1-2.

Vols. III-IV reviewed in 1924.


C29.1 The Golden Fleece and the Heroes Who Lived Before Achilles. by Padraic Colum. New York: Macmillan Co.
Freeman, VI (December 13, 1922), 335.


C29.2 Representative Plays by American Dramatists. by Montrose J. Moses. New York: E. P. Dutton & Co.
Freeman, VI (January 17, 1923), 446-47.


1923

C30 Anne Severn and the Fieldings. by May Sinclair. New York: Macmillan Co.
Nation, CXVI (January 24, 1923), 99.


C31 Ariel. by Josi Enrique Rods. Translated with an introduction by F.J. Stimson. Boston: Houghton Muffin.
New Republic, XXXIII (February 7, 1923), 299-300.


C32 David Lubin: A Study in Practical Idealism. by Olivia Rossetti Agresti. Boston: Little, Brown and Co.
Freeman, VI (February 11, 1923), 570-72.


C33 Domestic Architecture of the American Colonies and of the Early Republic. by Fiske Kimball. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons.
New Republic, XXXIV (March 7, 1923), 48-50.


C34 Paint. by Thomas Craven. New York: Harcourt, Brace and Co.
New Republic, XXXIV (April 4, 1923), 169-70.


C35 The Significance of the Fine Arts. by American Institute of Architects. Committee on Education. Boston: Marshall Jones & Co.
New Republic, XXXIV (April 11, 1923), part II, 14+.


C35.1 A Short History of the International Language Movement, by A. I. Guhrard. New York: Boni & Liveright.
Freeman, VII (April 25, 1923), 167.


C36 Waldo Frank; A Study. by Gorham B. Munson. New York: Boni and Liveright.
New Republic, XXXIV (May 2, 1923), 276.


C37 Rossetti and His Circle. by Max Beerbohm. Garden City, New York: Doubleday, Page and Co.
Freeman, VII (May 9, 1923), 211-12.


C37.1 Out of the Past; Some Revolutionary Sketches. by R. W. Postgate. London: The Labour Publishing Co., Ltd.
Freeman, VII (May 9, 1923), 214.


C38 The Interpreters. by "A.E." New York: Macmillan Co.
Freeman, VII (May 16, 1923), 235-37.


C39 The Life of Reason: or the Phases of Human Progress. 5 vols. by George Santayana. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons.
Freeman, VII (May 23, 1923), 258-60.


C40 The American Rhythm. by Mary Austin. New York: Harcourt, Brace and Co.
New Republic, XXXV (May 30, 1923), 23-24.


C41 Three Plays. by Luigi Pirandello. New York: E. P. Dutton and Co.
Freeman, VII (June 13, 1923), 334.

Signed L.C.M.


C42 Men Like Gods: A Novel. by H. G. Wells. New York: Macmillan Co.
New Republic, XXXV (June 20, 1923), 102-03.


C43 The History of Utopian Thought. by Joyce 0. Hertzler. New York: Macmillan Co.
Literary Review, IV (June 23, 1923), 784.


C43.1 Socialism and Personal Liberty. by Robert Dell. New York: Thomas Seltzer.

Unidentified periodical dated July 27, 1923 in Mumford's hand; for clipping see the Mumford Collection.


C44 Vincent van Gogh. 2 vols. by Julius Meier-Graefe. Translated by John Holroyd Reece. Boston: The Medici Society.
New Republic, XXXV (August 8, 1923), 296-97.


C45 The Future of Painting. by Willard Huntington Wright. New York: B. W. Huebsch.
New Republic, XXXVI (September (2, 1923), 79-80.


C45.1 The Evolution of Long Island. by Ralph Henry Gabriel. New Haven: Yale University Press.
The Maritime History of Massachusetts, 1783-1860. by Samuel Eliot Morison. Boston: Houghton Mifflin.
Freeman, VIII (September 19, 1923), 30-31.


C46 The Architecture of Robert and James Adam (1758-1794). 2 vols. by Arthur T. Bolton. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons.
New Republic, XXXVI (October 3,1923), 158.


C46.1 Solomon in All His Glory. by Robert Lynd. New York: G. P. Putnam's Sons.
Freeman, VIII (October 17, 1923), 143.


C47 The English Village: The Origin and Decay of its Community; An Anthropological Interpretation. by Harold Peake. London: Benn Brothers.
American institute of Architects. Journal, XI (October 1923), 414-16.


C48 The Maritime History of Massachusetts: 1783-1860. by Samuel Eliot Morison. Boston: Houghton Mifflin.
American institute of Architects. Journal, XI (November 1923), 420-21.


C49 Fancies Versus Fads. by G. K. Chesterton. New York: Dodd, Mead and Co.
New Republic, XXXVII (December 26, 1923), 129.


1924

C50 Housing Progress in Europe. by Edith Elmer Wood. New York: E. P. Dutton and Co.
American institute of Architects. Journal, XII (February 1924), 85-86.


C51 Living Art, Twenty Facsimile Reproductions after Paintings, Drawings, and Engravings, and Ten Photographs after Sculpture by Contemporary Artists. New York: Dial Publishing Co.
New Republic, XXX VII (February 6,1924), 290-91.


C51.1 The World of Roerich. by Nina Selivanova. New York: Corona Mundi.
Boston Days of William Morris Hunt. by Martha A. S. Shannon. Boston: Marshall Jones Co.
A History of Art, by G. Carotti. revised by Mrs. Arthur Strong. New York: E.P. Dutton & Co.
On Making and Collecting Etchings. by E. Hesketh Hubbard. New York: Boni & Liveright.
Pictorial Beauty on the Screen, by Victor Oscar Freeburg. New York: The Macmillan Co.
The Proverbs of Goya. by Blamire Young. Boston: Houghton Mifflin.
The Use and Enjoyment of Color. by Walter Sargent. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons.
New Republic XXXVIII (March 19, 1924), 106.


C52 Early Connecticut Architecture. by J. Frederick Kelly. New York: William Helburn, Inc.
American Institute of Architects. Journal, XII (May 1924), 251.


C53 Ramsay MacDonald: The Man of Tomorrow. by Iconoclast. Introduction by Oswald Garrison Villard. New York: Thomas Seltzer.
New Republic, XXX VIII (May 14, 1924), 316.


C54 Town Planning and Town Development. by S. D. Adshead. New York: E. P. Dutton and Co.
New Republic, XXXIX (June II, 1924), 79-80.


C55 The Autobiography of an Idea, by Louis H. Sullivan. New York; Press of the American Institute of Architects.
New Republic, XXXIX (June 25, 1924), 132-33.


C56 A Primer of Modern Art. by Sheldon Cheney. New York: Boni and Liveright.
Western Art and the New Era: An introduction to Modern Art. by Katherine S. Dreier. New York: Brentano's.
New Republic, XXXIX (July 9,1924), 188-89.


C57 My University Days. by Maxim Gorky. New York: Boni and Liveright.
New Republic, XXXIX (July 23, 1924), 252.


C58 History of Art. Vol. III: Renaissance Art. Vol. IV: Modern Art. by Elie Faure. Translated by Walter Pach. New York: Harper & Bros.
New Republic, XXXIX (August 13, 1924), 335.

Vols. I-II reviewed in 1922.


C59 Living Painters: Duncan Grant. With an introduction by Roger
Fry. London: The Hogarth Press.
The Necessity of Art. by A. Clutton Brock, et al. New York: G. H. Doran Co.
The Outline of Art. edited by Sir William Orpen. New York: G.P. Putnam's Sons.
Southern Baroque Art: A Study of Painting, Architecture and Music in Italy and Spain in the 17th and 18th Centuries. by Sacheverell Sitwell. New York: Alfred A. Knopf.
New Republic, XL (August 27, 1924), 397.


C60 My Life in Art. by Constantin Stanislavsky. Boston: Little, Brown & Co.
Saturday Review of Literature, I (September 6, 1924), 92.


C60.1 Democracy and Leadership. by Irving Babbitt. Boston: Houghton Mifflin.
Literary Review, V (September 20, 1924), 10.


C61 Arnold Waterlow. A Life. by May Sinclair. New York: Macmillan Co.
New York Times Book Review, September 21, 1924, p. 7.


C62 Chinese Painting as Reflected in the Thought and Art of Li Lung-Mien: 1070-1106. by Agnes E. Meyer. New York: Duffield and Co.
New Republic, XL (October 1, 1924), part 11, 9-11.


C63 Latitudes. by Edwin Muir. New York: B. W. Huebsch.
New Republic, XL (October 29, 1924), 232-33.


C64 American Social History, as Recorded by British Travellers. edited by Allan Nevins. New York: Henry Holt & Co.
New Republic. XL (November 12, 1924), 277-78.


C65 Speculations. by T. E. Hulme. edited by Herbert Read. New York: Harcourt, Brace and Co.
New Republic, XLI (December 10, 1924), Winter literary section, 11-13


C66 The Masters of Modern Art. by Walter Pach. New York: B. W. Huebsch.
New Republic, XLI (December 17, 1924), 99-100.


C67 Everyday Architecture: A Sequence of Essays Addressed to the Public. by Manning Robertson. With an introduction by H. R. Selley. New York: McDevitt-Wilson's.
The Pleasures of Architecture. by C. and A. Williams-Ellis. New York: Houghton Mifflin.
New York Times Book Review, December 21, 1924, p. 15.


1925

C68 Pipers and a Dancer. by Stella Benson. New York: Macmillan Co.
Some Do Not. by Ford Maddox Ford. New York: Thomas Seltzer. New Republic, XLI (January 21, 1925), 241.


C68.1 The New Candidate. by John Cournos. New York: Boni & Liveright.
New Republic, XLII (March 4, 1925), 49.


C69 Troubadour. by Alfred Kreymborg. New York: Boni and Liveright.
New Republic, XLII (April 15, 1925), part II, 11-12.


C70 The Economic Laws of Art Production. by Sir Hubert Llewelyn Smith. New York: Oxford University Press.
New York Herald Tribune Books, April 26, 1925, p. 4.


C70.1 Musical Chronicles (1917-1923). by Paul Rosenfeld. New York: Harcourt, Brace & Co.
Dial, LXXXVIII (May 1925), 411-13.


C71 Art Studies: Medieval, Renaissance and Modern. by Harvard and Princeton Universities, Departments of Fine Arts. Princeton: Princeton University Press.
An Artist in America. by Maxwell Armfield. London: Methuen and Co.
Gaston Lachaise. by A. E. Gallatin. New York: E. P. Dutton & Co.
The Nature, Practice, and History of Art. by H. Van Buren Magonigle. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons.
One Hundred Drawings. by Abraham Walkowitz. New York: W. Huebsch.
New Republic, XLIII (June 17, 1925), 107.

Art Studies: Medieval, Renaissance and Modern was an annual publication. See Book Reviews for 1926 for Mumford's review of the annual of that year.


C72 He Was a Man, by Rose Wilder Lane. New York: Harper & Bros.
Love, by "Elizabeth." New York: Doubleday, Page and Co.
The Mulberry Bush. by Sylvia Lynd. New York: Minton, Balch.
Young Mrs. Cruse. by Viola Meynell. New York: Harcourt, Brace and Co.
New Republic, XLIII (June 24, 1925), 132-33.


C73 The History of American Idealism. by Gustavus Myers. New York: Boni and Liveright.
Saturday Review of Literature, II (August 22, 1925), 58-59.


C74 The Super City. by Robert R. Kern. Washington, D.C.: Privately printed.
New Republic, XLIV (September 2, 1925), 50-51.


C75 Bertram Grosvenor Goodhue: Architect and Master of Many Arts. edited by Charles H. Whitaker. New York: Press of the American Institute of Architects.
New Republic, XLIV (October 28, 1915), 259-260.


C75.1 With Pencil, Brush and Chisel. The Life of an Artist. by Emil Fuchs. New York: G. P. Putnam's Sons.
New Republic, XLIV (November 4, 1925), 289.


C76 Emotion in Art. by Claude Phillips. edited by Maurice W. Brockwell. New York: Houghton Mifflin.
New York Herald Tribune Books, November 8, 1925, p.4.


C77 The Conduct of Life. by Benedetto Croce. Translated by Arthur Livingston. New York: Harcourt, Brace and Co.
New Republic, XLV (December 2, 1925), 58-59.


C78 The Touchstone of Architecture. by Sir Reginald Blomfield. New York: Oxford University Press.
New Republic, XLV (December 9, 1925), 92.


1926

C79 Letters from England. by Karel Capek. New York: Doubleday, Page and Co.
New Republic, XLV (January 6, 1926), 196.


C80 The Pluralist Philosophies of England and America. by Jean Wahl. London: Open Court Publishing Co.
New Republic, XLV (January 13, 1926), 225.


C81 Isabella Stewart Gardner and Fenway Court. by Morris Carter. New York: Houghton Mifflin.
New York Herald Tribune Books, January 17, 1926, p. 15.


C82 Mr. Tasker's Gods. by T. F. Powys. New York: Alfred A. Knopf.
Mockery Gap. by T. F. Powys. New York: Alfred A. Knopf.
New Republic, XLVI (February 24, 1926), 25.


C83 The Decline of the West. Vol. I: Form and Actuality. by Oswald Spengler. Authorized translation by Charles F. Atkinson. New York: Alfred A. Knopf.
New Republic, XLVI (May 12, 1926), 367-69.

Vol. II reviewed in 1929.


C84 The Dance over Fire and Water. by Elie Faure. Authorized translation by John Gould Fletcher. New York: Harper & Bros.
New Republic, XLVII (June 9, 1926), 95.


C85 Art through the Ages; An introduction to its History and Significance. by Helen Gardner. New York: Harcourt, Brace and Co.
Art Studies: Medieval, Renaissance and Modern. by Harvard and Princeton Universities, Departments of Fine Arts. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press.
New Republic, XLVII (July 14, 1926), 235-36.

Art Studies: Medieval, Renaissance and Modern was an annual publication. See Book Reviews for 1925 for Mumford's review of the annual of that year.


C86 The Magnificent Idler. by Cameron Rogers. New York: Doubleday, Page and Co.
Two Prefaces. by Walt Whitman. New York: Doubleday, Page Co.
Walt Whitman. by John Bailey. New York: Macmillan Co.
New Republic, XLVII (July 28, 1926), 287-88.


C87 Dostoevsky. by Andre Gide. New York: Alfred A. Knopf.
Dostoevsky Portrayed by His Wife: The Diary and Reminiscences of Mme. Dostoevsky. by A. G. Dostoevsky. Translated and edited by S. S. Koteliansky. New York: E. P. Dutton & Co.
New Republic, XLVII (August 11, 1926), 340-41.


C88 The American Spirit in Architecture. by Talbot F. Hamlin. Vol. 13, The Pageant of America. New Haven: Yale University Press.
American institute of Architects. Journal, XIV (September1926), 410-11.


C89 Van Gogh. by Paul Cohn. New York: Dodd, Mead and Co.
Corot. by Marc Lafargue. New York: Dodd, Mead and Co.
New Republic, XLVIII (September 8, 1926), 77.


C90 Herman Melville. by John Freeman. New York: Macmillan Co.
Swinburne. by Harold Nicolson. New York: Macmillan Co.
New Republic, XLVIII (September 29, 1926), 166-67.


C91 A Bucolic Attitude. by Walter P. Eaton. New York: Duffield and Co.
The Freedom of the City. by Charles D. Lay. New York: Duffield and Co.
New Republic, XLVIII (October 27, 1926), 280.


C92 Whitman: An Interpretation in Narrative. by Emory Holloway. New York: Alfred A. Knopf.
New York Herald Tribune Books, November 7, 1926, p. 5.


C93 The Children's Own Book of Letters and Stories. by Maude B. Harding. Boston: Marshall, Jones Co.
Creative Youth: How a School Environment Set Free the Creative Spirit. by Hughes Mearns. New York: Doubleday, Page and Co.
David Goes to Greenland. by David B. Putnam. New York: G. P. Putnam's Sons.
Deric in Mesa Verde. by Deric Nusbaum. New York: G. P. Putnam's Sons.
New Republic, XLVIII (November 10, 1926), 351-52.


C94 Time Exposures: Being Portraits of Twenty-One Men and Women Famous in Our Day, Together with Caricatures of the Same by Divers Artists, etc. by Search-light. New York: Born and Liveright.
New York Herald Tribune Books, November 21, 1926, p. 49.


C95 Evolution in Modern Art. by Frank Rutter. New York: Dial Press.
Primitive Negro Sculpture. by Paul Guillaume and Thomas Munro. New York: Harcourt, Brace and Co.
New Republic, XLIX (December 1, 1926), 49.


1927

C96 The Book of Marriage: A New interpretation by Twenty-Four Leaders of Contemporary Thought. edited by Herman Keyserling. New York: Harcourt, Brace and Co.
New Republic, XLIX (February 9, 1927), 334-35.


C97 Crashing Thunder: The Autobiography of an American Indian. edited by Paul Radin. New York: D. Appleton and Co.
New Republic, XLIX (February 16, 1927), 363-64.


C97.1 The Architectural Sculpture of the State Capital at Lincoln, Nebraska. By Charles Harris Whitaker and Hartley Burr Alexander. New York: Press of the American Institute of Architects.
New Republic, L (April 27, 1927), 282.


C98 William Blake. by Osbert Burdett. New York: Macmillan Co.
New Republic, L (May 4,1927), 306-07.


C99 A Nation Plan. by Cyrus Kehr. New York: Oxford University Press.
Saturday Review of Literature, III (May 7, 1927), 800.


C100 The Rise of American Civilization. 2 vols. by Charles A. and Mary R. Beard. New York: Macmillan Co.
New Republic, L (May II, 1927), 338-39.


C101 Manhattan: The Magical Island: One Hundred and Eight Pictures of Manhattan. Prelude and descriptive notes by Ben Judah Lubschez. New York: Press of the American Institute of Architects.
New Republic, LI (July 20, 1927), 234-35.


C102 The Octagon Library of Early American Architecture. Vol. I: Charleston, South Carolina. edited by Albert Simons and Samuel Lapham, Jr. New York: Press of the American Institute of Architects .
New Republic, LI (August 3, 1927), 288-89.


C102.1 A Collection in the Making. by Duncan Phillips. New York: E. Weyhe.
New Republic, LII (September 28, 1927), 155.


C103 The Heart of Thoreau's Journals, edited by Odell Shepard. New York: Houghton Mifflin.
Henry Thoreau: The Cosmic Yankee. by J. Brooks Atkinson. New York: Alfred A. Knopf.
Walden, or Life in the Woods. by Henry David Thoreau. With sixteen woodcuts by Eric Fitch Daglish.. New York: Houghton Mifflin.
Robert Frost: A Study in Sensibility and Good Sense. by Gordon H. Munson. New York: George H. Doran Co.
New York Herald Tribune Books, November 6, 1927, p. 1+.


C104 The Letters of Vincent van Gogh to His Brother: 1872-1886. With a memoir by his sister-in-law, J. van Gogh-Bonger. Boston: Houghton Mifflin.
New York Herald Tribune Books, November 13, 1927, p. 1+.

Excerpted in Findings and Keepings (1975) under the title "The Religion Which van Gogh."

Excerpted in My Works and Days (1979) under the title "Vincent van Gogh."


C105 The Children's Book of American Landmarks. by Lorinda M. Bryant. New York: Century Co.
Wonder Tales of Architecture, by L. Lamprey. New York: F. A. Stokes.
New Republic, LII (November 16, 1927), 361.


C06 Lazarus Laughed: A Play for an Imaginative Theater. by Eugene O'Neill. New York: Boni and Liveright.
New York Herald Tribune Books, November 20, 1927, p. 1+.


C107 Democratic Distinction in America. by W. C. Brownell. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons.
Prejudices: Sixth Series. by H. L. Mencken. New York: Alfred A. Knopf.
New York Herald Tribune Books, November 27, 1927, p. 1+.

Excerpted in Findings and Keepings (1975).


1928

C108 Charles Darwin. by Leonard Huxley. New York: Greenberg.
Charles Darwin: The Man and His Warfare. by Henshaw Ward. Indianapolis, Ind.: Bobbs, Merrill Co.
Darwin. by Gamaliel Bradford. Boston: Houghton Mifflin.
The Evolution of Charles Darwin. by George A. Dorsey. New York: Doubleday, Page and Co.
New Republic, LIII (February 1, 1928), 301-01.


C109 Time and Western Man. by Wyndham Lewis. New York: Harcourt, Brace and Co.
New Republic, LIV (March 7, 1928), 102-03.

Excerpted in Findings and Keepings (1975) and My Works and Days (1979) under the title "Time and Being."


C110 George Meredith. by J. B. Priestley. New York: Macmillan Co.
Thomas Love Peacock. by J. B. Priestley. New York: Macmillan Co.
New Republic, LIV (March 28, 1928), 199-200.


C111 Life and the Student. by Charles Horton Cooley. New York: Alfred A. Knopf.
New Republic, LIV (April 4, 1928), 226-27.


C112 The Mind and Face of Bolshevism: An Examination of Cultural Life in Soviet Russia. by Reni Fülöp-Miller. Translated from the German by S. Flint and D. F. Tait. New York: Alfred A. Knopf.
New Republic, LIV (April 11, 1928), 250-51.


C113 Cézanne. by Roger Fry. New York: Macmillan Co.
Cézanne. by Julius Meier-Graefe. Translated by J. Holroyd-Reece. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons
. New Republic, LIV (May 2, 1928), 331.


C114 The Intelligent Woman's Guide to Socialism and Capitalism. by Bernard Shaw. New York: Brentano's.
New Republic, LV (July 4, 1928), 177-78.


C115 American Criticism: A Study in Literary Theory from Poe to the Present. by Norman Foerster. Boston: Houghton Mifflin.
New Republic, LVI (August 29, 1928), 50-51.


C116 Spokesmen: Modern Writers and American Life. by T. K. Whipple. New York: D. Appleton and Co.
New Republic, LVI (September 5, 1928), 77-78.


C117 Life of Charles Dickens. by John Forster. New York: Doubleday, Doran and Co.
Charles Dickens: A Biography from New Sources. by Ralph Straus. New York: Cosmopolitan Book Corp.
Zola and His Time. by Matthew Josephson. New York: Macauley Co.
Elizabeth and Essex. by Lytton Strachey. New York: Harcourt, Brace and Co.
Pieter Stuyvesant and His Times. by Hendrik Willem Van Loon. New York: Henry Holt and Co.
Bonnet and Shawl: An Album. by Philip Guedella. New York: G.P. Putnam's Sons.
The Early Life of Thomas Hardy. by Florence E. Hardy. New York: Macmillan Co.
William Dean Howells: Life in Letters. edited by Mildred Howells. New York: Doubleday, Doran and Co.
Atlantic Monthly, CXLII (December 1928), 20+.


1929

C117.1 An Outline of Aesthetics. 5 vols. edited by Philip N. Youtz. New York: W.W. Norton.
Saturday Review of Literature, V (January 26, 1929), 622-23


C118 Further Poems of Emily Dickinson. edited by her niece, Martha Dickinson Bianchi and Alfred Leete Hampson. Boston: Little, Brown and Co.
New York Herald Tribune Books, March 17, 1929, p. 1+.


C118.1 Ananias; or the False Artist. by Walter Pach. New York: Harper & Brothers.
New Republic, LVIII (March 20, 1929), 129-30.


C119 The Decline of the West. Vol. II: Perspectives of World History. by Oswald Spengler. Authorized translation by Charles F. Atkinson. New York: Alfred A. Knopf.
New Republic, LVIII (March 20, 1929), 140-141.

Vol. I reviewed in 1926.


C120 Bitter Bierce. A Mystery of American Letters. by C. Hartley Grattan. Garden City, N.Y.: Doubleday, Doran and Co.
Portrait of Ambrose Bierce. by Adolphe de Castro. New York: Century Co.
New York Herald Tribune Books, March 24, 1929, p. 1+.


C121 The Re-Discovery of America: An Introduction to a Philosophy of American Life. by Waldo Frank. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons.
New York Herald Tribune Books, March 31, 1929, p. 1+.

Excerpted in Findings and Keepings (1975) with the title "Our America."


C122 Frank Lloyd Wright. by Henry-Russell Hitchcock. Paris: Editions "Cahiers d'Art,"
Architectural Record, LXV (April 1929), 414-16.

Reprinted with an editor's note in Writings on Wright, edited by H. Allen Brooks (Cambridge, Mass. and London, 1981), pp.149-154.


C122.1 The Exquisite Tragedy: An Intimate Life of John Ruskin. by Amabel Williams- Ellis. Garden City, N.Y.: Doubleday, Doran & Co.
Unidentified newspaper, dated in Mumford's hand April 6, 1929; for clipping see the Mumford Collection.


C123 Medieval Culture. An Introduction to Dante and His Times. 2 vols. by Karl Vossler. Translated by William Cranston Lawton. New York: Harcourt, Brace and Co.
New York Herald Tribune Books, April 7, 1929, p. 1+ .

Reprinted in Findings and Keepings (1975) and My Works and Days (1979) under the title "Dante as a Contemporary."


C124 Roundup. The Stories of Ring W. Lardner. by Ring W. Lardner. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons.
New York Herald Tribune Books, April 14, 1929, p. 5.


C124.1 Modern European Buildings. by F. R. Yerbury. New York: Payson and Clarke, Ltd.
Russland: Europa: Amerika. by Erich Mendelsohn. Berlin: Rudolph Mosse.
Creative Art, IV (May 1929), xliv.


C125 The Modern Temper; A Study and Confession. by Joseph Wood Krutch. New York: Harcourt, Brace and Co.
New Republic, LIX (May 22, 1929), 36-38.


C125.1 Pierre, or the Ambiguities. by Herman Melville. New York: E. P. Dutton.
Saturday Review of Literature, V (June 29, 1929), 1141.


C126 The Life of George Meredith. by Robert Esmonde Sencourt. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons.
New Republic, LX (November 13, 1929), 355-56.


C127 Mrs Eddy: The Biography of a Virginal Mind, by Edwin Franden Dakin. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons.
New Republic, LXI (November 27, 1929), 21-22.


C128 The Gothick North: A Study of Medieval Life, Art, and Thought. by Sacheverell Sitwell. Boston: Houghton Mifflin.
Saturday Review of Literature, VI (November 30, 1929), 475.


C129 Essays in Philosophy. edited by Thomas Vernor Smith and William Kelley Wright. Chicago: Open Court Publishing Co.
The Philosophic Way of Life. by Thomas Vernor Smith. Chicago: University of Chicago Press.
Process and Reality: An Essay in Cosmology. by Alfred North Whitehead. New York: Macmillan Co.
New Republic, LXI (December 18, 1929), 17-18.


1930

C130 The City of Tomorrow and its Planning. by Le Corbusier. Translated by Frederic Etchells. New York: Payson and Clarke.
The Metropolis of Tomorrow. by Hugh Ferris. New York: Ives Washburn.
Our Cities Today and Tomorrow; A Survey of Planning and Zoning Progress in the United States. by Theodore Kimball Hubbard and Henry Vincent. Cambridge: Harvard University Press.
New Republic, LXI (February 12, 1930), 332-33.

For Mumford's reply to criticism of the review of Ferris's book, see New Republic, LXII (April 23, 1930), 275.


C131 Art in America. by Suzanne La Follette. New York: Harper & Bros.
New Republic, LXII (March 5, 1930), 77.


C132 Modern Architecture; Romanticism and Reintegration. by Henry-Russell Hitchcock. New York: Payson and Clarke.
New Republic, LXII (March 19, 1930), 131-32.


C133 Humanism and America; Essays on the Outlook of Modern Civilization. edited by Norman Foerster. New York: Farrar and Rinehart.
New Republic, LXII (March 26, 1930), 162.


C134 The Function of Reason. Louis Clark Vanuxem Foundation Lectures, by Alfred North Whitehead. Princeton: Princeton University Press.
The Sciences and Philosophy. Gifford Lectures, University of Glasgow, 1927-28. by J. S. Haldane. New York: Doubleday, Doran and Co.
New Republic, LXII (May 7, 1930), 331-32.

Excerpted in Findings and Keepings (1975) and My Works and Days (1979) with the title "The Sciences and Philosophy."


C135 Toward Civilization. edited by Charles A. Beard. New York: Longmans, Green and Co.
New Republic, LXIII (May 28, 1930), 49-50.


C136 A History of Modern Culture. Vol. I: The Great Renewal, 1543- 1687. by Preserved Smith. New York: Henry Holt & Co.
New Republic, LXIII (July 9, 1930), 210-11.

Vol. II reviewed in 1934.


C137 Science and the New Civilization. by Robert A. Millikan. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons.
New Republic, LXIII (August 6, 1930), 348-49.


C138 R. v. R., the Life and Times of Rembrandt van Rijn. by Hendrik W. Van Loon. New York: Horace Liveright.
New Freeman, II (December 17, 1930), 331.


1931

C139 American Critical Essays. edited by Norman Foerster. New York: Oxford University Press.
Towards Standards. by Norman Foerster. New York: Farrar and Rinehart.
New Republic, LXV (January 14, 1931), 249-50.


C140 Folk-Say; A Regional Miscellany. edited by B. A. Botkin. Norman, Okla.: University of Oklahoma Press.
New Republic, LXVI (March 25, 1931), 157-58.


C141 Men of Art. by Thomas Craven. New York: Simon and Schuster.
New York Herald Tribune Books, March 29, 1931, p. 1+.


C142 The Genteel Tradition at Bay. by George Santayana. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons.
New Republic, LXVI (April 8, 1931), 214.


C142.1 The Contemporary and His Soul. by Irwin Edman. New York: Jonathan Cape and Harrison Smith.
New Republic, LXVII (August 5, 1931), 321-22.


C143 Looking Backward. 2000-1887. by Edward Bellamy. Boston: Houghton Mifflin.
New Republic, LXVIII (August 26, 1931), 51-52.


C144 Life; Outlines of General Biology. 2 vols. by Patrick Geddes and J. Arthur Thomson. New York: Harper & Bros.
New Republic, LXVIII (September 16, 1931), 130-31.


C145 The Scientific Outlook. by Bertrand Russell. New York: W. W. Norton and Co.
New Republic, LXVIII (October 28, 1931), 303-04.


1932

C146 The Literary Mind; its Place in an Age of Science. by Max Eastman. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons. New Republic, LXIX (February 3, 1932), 329.


C147 Man and Technics; A Contribution to a Philosophy of Life. by Oswald Spengler. Translated by Charles Francis Atkinson. New York: Alfred A. Knopf.
New Republic, LXX (March 9, 1932), 104.


1933

C148 A Cultural History of the Modern Age. Vol. III: The Crisis of the European Soul from the Black Death to the World War. by Egon Friedell. Translated from the German by Charles Francis Atkinson. New York: Alfr ed A. Knopf.
New Republic, LXXIII (January 11, 1933), 248-49.


C149 Town and Countryside; Some Aspects of Urban and Rural Development. by Thomas Sharp. New York: Oxford University Press.
New Republic, LXXIV (May 3, 1933), 343-44.


C150 The Ordeal of Mark Twain. Revised edition. by Van Wyck Brooks. New York: E. P. Dutton & Co.
Saturday Review of Literature, IX (May 6, 1933), 573-75.


C150.1 Horizons, by Norman Bel Geddes. Boston: Little, Brown and Co.
New Republic, LXXV (May 17, 1933), 26.


C151 A Century of Progress. edited by Charles A. Beard. New York: Harper & Bros.
New Republic, LXXVI (September 6, 1933), 106-07.


C152 The Evolving House; A History of the Home. by Albert F. Bemis and John Burchard, 2d. Cambridge, Mass.: The Technology Press.
New Republic, LXXVI (September 20, 1933), 164-65.

Mumford replies to criticism of this review in New Republic, LXXVI (October 18, 1933), 283.


C153 John Day Pamphlets:
The Promise of Power. by Stuart Chase.
A Call to the Teachers of the Nation. by Committee on Social and Economic Problems of the Progressive Education Association.
The Farmer is Doomed. by Louis M. Hacker.
Instead of Dictatorship. by Henry Hazlitt.
Nazi Culture. by Matthew Josephson.
A New Social Order. by Walter Lippmann.
Work Camps for America. by Osgood Nichols and Comstock Glaser.
New York: John Day Company.
New Republic, LXXVI (October 11, 1933), 249.


C154 The Power Age; its Quest and Challenge. by Walter N. Polakov. New York: Covici-Friede.
New Republic, LXXVII (December 6, 1933), 107.


C154.1 Great Tradition; An Interpretation of American Literature Since the Civil War. by Granville Hicks. New York: Macmillan Co.
Saturday Review of Literature, X (December 23, 1933), 370.


1934

C155 The Hour of Decision. Part I: Germany and World-Historical Evolution. by Oswald Spengler. New York: Alfred A. Knopf.
New Republic, LXXVIII (February 21, 1934), 51-52.


C156 A History of Modern Culture. Vol. II: The Enlightenment, 1687- 1776. by Preserved Smith. New York: Henry Holt & Co.
New Republic, LXXX (September 19, 1934), 167.

Vol. I reviewed in 1930.


C157 A Free Society. by Horace M. Kallen. New York: Robert O. Ballou.
New Republic, LXXX (October 3, 1934), 222-23.

Mumford replies to criticism of this review in New Republic, LXXXI (December 5, 1934), 105.


C158 Freedom and Organization, 1814-1914. by Bertrand Russell. New York: W. W. Norton and Co.
New Republic, LXXX (October 17, 1934), 277-78.


1935

C159 Thorstein Veblen and His America. by Joseph Dorfman. New York: Viking Press.
Saturday Review of Literature, XI (January 12, 1935), 417+.


C160 Social Judgment. by Graham Wallas. New York: Harcourt, Brace and Co.
New Republic, LXXXII (April 17, 1935), 293.


C160.1 Art and Industry. by Herbert Read. New York: Harcourt, Brace & Co.
Yale Review, n.s. 24 (June 1935), 828-30.


C161 Capitalism and its Culture. by Jerome Davis. New York: Farrar and Rinehart.
New Republic, LXXXIII (July 10, 1935), 258.


C161.1 Science and the Human Temperament. by Erwin H. Schrodinger. New York: W. W. Norton and Co.
New Republic, LXXXIV (September 18, 1935), 167.


C162 Quack, Quack! by Leonard Woolf. New York: Harcourt, Brace and Co.
New Republic, LXXXIV (October 23, 1935), 308.


C163 The Sociology of Invention. by S. C. Gilfillan. Chicago: Follett Publishing Co.
New Republic, LXXXV (November 13, 1935), 25.


C164 Poor John Fitch: Inventor of the Steamboat. by Thomas Boyd. New York: G. P. Putnam's Sons.
New Republic, LXXXV (November 27, 1935), 82.

Excerpted in Findings and Keepings (1975).


C165 A Study of History. Vols. II-II by Arnold Toynbee. New York: Oxford University Press.
New Republic, LXXXV (November 27, 1935), 63-66.

Excerpted in My Works and Days (1979) with the title "The Menace of Totalitarian Absolutism."

Vols. IV-VI reviewed in 1940, Vols. VII-X reviewed in 1954.


1936

C166 The Architecture of H. H. Richardson and His Times, 1838-1886. By Henry-Russell Hitchcock. New York: Museum of Modern Art.
Louis Sullivan: Prophet of Modern Architecture. by Hugh Morrison. New York: W. W. Norton and Co.
New Republic, LXXXVI (February 26, 1936), 87-88.


C167 Studies in the Psychology of Sex. 4 vols. by Havelock Ellis. New York: Random House.
New Republic, LXXXVI (April 15, 1936), 281-82.


C168 Men of Science, by J. G. Crowther. New York: W. W. Norton and Co.
New Republic, LXXXVII (June 3, 1936), 108.


C169 In the Shadow of Tomorrow. by Jan Huizinga. New York: W. W. Norton and Co.
New Republic, LXXXVIII (September 30, 1936), 230-31.


C169.1 de L'Oeuvre Educatrice de Patrick Geddes: Suivie de Trois Listes Bibliographiques. by Philip L. Boardman. Montpellier, France: By the author.
Survey Graphic, XXV (November 1936), 628.


1937

C170 Anarchy and Hierarchy. by Salvador de Madariaga. New York: Macmillan Co.
New Republic, XCI (June 9, 1937), 135-36.


C171 Social and Cultural Dynamics. 3 vols. by Pitrim A. Sorokin. New York: American Book Co.
New Republic, XCI (July 14, 1937), 283-84.


C172 An inquiry into the Principles of the Great Society. by Walter Lippmann. Boston: Little, Brown and Co.
New Republic, XCII (September 29, 1937), 219-20.


C173 Federal Writers' Project Guides:
Massachusetts: A Guide to its Places and People.
Vermont: A Guide to the Green Mountain State.
Dutchess County.
Intercoastal Waterway, Norfolk to Key West.
Cape Cod Pilot.
New Republic, XCII (October 20, 1937), 306-07.


1938

C174 American Stuff: An Anthology of Prose and Verse. by members of the Federal Writers' Project. New York: Viking Press.
New Republic, XCIII (January 12, 1938), 289.


C175 Walt Whitman's Pose. by Esther Shephard. New York: Harcourt, Brace and Co.
New Republic, XCV (May 11, 1938), 23-24.


C176 The Conquest of Culture. by M. D. C. Crawford. New York: Greenberg.
New Republic, XCVI (August 31, 1938), 110-11.


C176.1 Building America--Progressive Education, XVI (March 1939), 210-13.


1939

C177 The New Western Front. by Stuart Chase. New York: Harcourt, Brace and Co.
New York Post, April 17, 1939, p. 8.


C178 My Life: Autobiography of Havelock Ellis. Boston: Houghton Mifflin.
New Republic, CI (December 20, 1939), 265-66.


1940

C179 A Study of History. Vols. IV-VI. by Arnold Toynbee. New York: Oxford University Press
New Republic, CII (April 1,1940), 445-46.

Vols. I-III reviewed in 1935, Vols. VII-X reviewed in 1954.


C180 The Museum in America: A Critical Study. 3 vols. by Lawrence V .Coleman. Washington: American Association of Museums.
City College Alumnus (N.Y.), XXXVI (October 1940), 92.


C181 Architecture through the Ages. by Talbot F. Hamlin. New York: G. P. Putnam's Sons.
Art Bulletin: A Quarterly Published by the College Art Association of America, XXIII (March 1941), 86-87.


1942

C182 Defense Will Not Win the War. by W. F. Kernan. Boston: Little, Brown and Co.
New Republic, CVI (March 16, 1942), 373.


C183 The Roots of American Culture. by Constance Rourke. edited with a preface by Van Wyck Brooks. New York: Harcourt, Brace and Co.
Saturday Review of Literature, XXV (August 15, 1942), 3-4.


C184 A Time for Greatness. by Herbert Agar. Boston: Little, Brown and Co.
Atlantic Monthly, CLXX (November 1942), 134.


1943

C185 Can Our Cities Survive? An ABC of Urban Problems, Their Analysis, Their Solutions. by Josi Luis Sert. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press.
New Republic, CVIII (February 8, 1943), 186-87.


C186 South American Journey. by Waldo Frank. New York: Duell, Sloan and Pearce.
New York Times Book Review, May 23, 1943, p. 5.

Additional discussion of this book in Mumford's later essay "Lewis Mumford Pays Tribute to Waldo Frank," in New York Times Book Review, September 5, 1943, p. 4+.


1944

C187 Greek Revival Architecture in America. by Talbot Hamlin. London: Oxford University Press.
William and Mary Quarterly, third series, 1 (October 1944), 413-17.


1945

C188 Herman Melville; The Tragedy of Mind. by William E. Sedgewick. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press.
New York Times Book Review, January 21, 1945, p. 3.


C189 Beyond All Fronts. by Max Jordan. Milwaukee, Wisc.: Bruce Publishing Co.
Civil Life in Wartime Germany. by Max Seydewitz. New York: Viking Press.
The German Record by William Ebenstein. New York: Farrar and Rinehart.
Germany, A Short History. by George N. Shuster and Arnold Bergstraesser. New York: W. W. Norton and Co.
Germany after Hitler. by Paul Hagen. New York: Farrar and Rinehart.
Germany: To Be or Not To Be? by Gerhart H. Seger and Siegfried K. Marck. New York: Rand School Press.
Prelude to Silence. by Arnold Brecht. New York: Oxford University Press.
Re-Educating Germany. by Werner Richter. Translated by Paul Lehmann. Chicago: University of Chicago Press.
The Tyrants' War and the Peoples' Peace. by Ferdinand A. Hermens. Chicago: University of Chicago Press.
Saturday Review of Literature, XXVIII (August 11, 1945), 5-6+.

Mumford replies to criticism of these reviews in the same volume, issue of October 6, 1945, pages 17-18.


C190 The German Talks Back. by Heinrich Hauser. New York: Henry Holt & Co.
Saturday Review of Literature, XXVIII (September 22, 1945), 9-10.


C191 One Destiny. by Sholem Asch. New York: G. P. Putnam's Sons.
Saturday Review of Literature, XXVIII (September 29, 1945), 12.


1946

C192 The Case against the Nazi War Criminals. Opening statement for the United States of America by Robert H. Jackson and other documents. New York: Alfred A. Knopf.
Saturday Review of Literature, XXIX (March 16, 1946), 13-14.


1947

C193 The Future of Housing. by Charles Abrams. New York: Harper & Bros.
Survey Graphic, XXXVI (February 1947), 166-67.


C194 Call Me Ishmael. by Charles Olson. New York: Reynal and Hitchcock.
New York Times Book Review, April 6, 1947, p. 4.


C195 When the Cathedrals Were White. by Le Corbusier. New York: Reynal and Hitchcock.
Communitas; Ways of Livelihood and Ways of Life. by Paul and Percival Goodman. Chicago: University of Chicago Press.
Virginia Quarterly Review, XXIII (Summer 1947), 439-43.


C196 The Times of Melville and Whitman. by Van Wyck Brooks. New York: F. P. Dutton and Co.
Saturday Review of Literature, XXX (November 8, 1947), 11-13.


C196.1 Meeting of East and West; an Inquiry Concerning World Understanding. by F.S.C. Northrup. New York: Macmillan Co.
Erasmus: Speculum scientiarum (Brussels), II (1948), 7-11.


1948

C197 City, Region and Regionalism: A Geographical Contribution to Human Ecology by Robert E. Dickinson. London: Kegan Paul, Trench, Trubner and Co.
Architectural Review, CIII (January 1948), 31.


C198 The Next Development in Man. by Lancelot Law Whyte. New York: Henry Holt and Co.
Saturday Review of Literature, XXXI (April 24, 1948), 22-24.


C199 Mechanization Takes Command: A Contribution to Anonymous History. by Sigfried Giedion. New York: Oxford University Press.
Progressive Architecture, XXIX (July 1948), 48+.


1949

C200 The Reconstruction of Humanity. by Pitrim A. Sorokin. Boston: Beacon Press.
Journal of Religion, XXIX (October 1949), 301-02.


1950

C201 Backwoods Utopia: The Sectarian and Owenite Phases of Communitarian Socialism in America, 1663-1829. by Arthur E. Bestor, Jr. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press.
William and Mary Quarterly, 3d series, VII (October 1950), 620-22.


C202 A Plan for Peace. by Grenville Clark. New York: Harper & Bros.
Saturday Review of Literature, XXXIII (November 25, 1950), 13-14.


1954

C203 A Study of History. Vols. VII-X. by Arnold Toynbee. New York: Oxford University Press.
New Republic, CXXXI (November 8, 1954), 15-18.

Vols. I-III reviewed in 1935, Vols. IV-VI reviewed in 1940.


1955

C204 The American City Novel. by Blanche Gelfant. Norman: University of Oklahoma Press.
American Quarterly, VII (Spring 1955), 76+.


1956

C205 A History of Technology. Vol. 1: From Early Times to the Fall of the Ancient Empires. edited by Charles J. Singer, et al. New York: Oxford University Press.
New Yorker, XXXI (January 14, 1956), 100-02+.

Vol. II reviewed in 1958, Vols. III-V reviewed in 1960.


C205.1 Italy Builds. by G. E. Kidder Smith. New York: Reinhold.
Architecture, An Introduction to the History and Theory of the Art of Building. by W. R. Lethaby. New York: Oxford University Press.
European Architecture in the Twentieth Century. Vol. II: The Era of Functionalism, by Arnold Whittick. New York: The Philosophical Library.
An American Architect. by Frank Lloyd Wright. edited by Edgar Kaufmann. New York: Horizon Press.
New Yorker, XXXI (February 4, 1956), 78-80.


C206 American Skyline. by Christopher Tunnard and Henry H. Reed. Boston: Houghton Mifflin.
Cities in Revolt, by Carl Bridenbaugh. New York: Alfred A. Knopf.
Great Cities of the World, Their Government, Politics, and Planning. edited by William A. Robson. New York: Macmillan Co.
New Yorker, XXXII (March 3, 1956), 114+.


1957

C207 Sydney's Great Experiment: The Progress of the Cumberland County Plan. by Dennis Winston. Sydney, Australia: Angus and Robertson.
Progressive Architecture, XXXVIII (November 1957), 284+.


1958

C208 A History of Technology. Vol. II: The Mediterranean Civilizations and the Middle Ages. edited by Charles J. Singer, et al. New York: Oxford University Press.
New Yorker, XXXIV (September 27, 1958), 165-70+.

Vol. I reviewed in 1956, Vols. III-V reviewed in 1960.

This review and the one that appeared in 1956 were republished in Technology and Culture, I (Fall 1960), 320-34.


1959

C209 George Perkins Marsh: Versatile Vermonter. by David Lowenthal. New York: Columbia University Press.
Living Wilderness, Winter 1959-60, pp. 11-13.


C210 Can Man Plan? and Other Verses. by Frederic J. Osborn. London: G. G. Harrap.
Town and Country Planning, XXVIII (March 1960), 115.


C210.1 Ideal City In its Architectural Evolution. by Helen Rosenau. London: Routledge and Kegan Paul.
Society of Architectural Historians. Journal, XIX (March 1960), 38-39.


C211 A History of Technology. Vol. III: From the Renaissance to the Industrial Revolution. Vol. IV: The Industrial Revolution, c. 1750 to c. 1850. Vol. V: The Late Nineteenth Century, c. 1850 to c. 1900. edited b y Charles J. Singer, et al. New York: Oxford University Press.
New Yorker, XXXVI (October 8, 1960), 180+.

Vol. I reviewed in 1956, Vol. II reviewed in 1958.


1960

C212 The Preindustrial City; Past and Present. by Gideon Sjoberg. Glencoe, Ill.: Free Press.
American Sociological Review, XXVI (August 1961), 656-57.


C213 Courses toward Urban Life. by Robert J. Braidwood and Gordon R. Willey. Chicago: Aldine Publishing Co.
Landscape, XII (Spring 1963), 14-16.


1964

C214 The Time of "The Dial." by William Wasserstrom. Syracuse: Syracuse University Press.
A "Dial" Miscellany. edited by William Wasserstrom. Syracuse: Syracuse University Press.
New York Review of Books, II (February 20, 1964), 3-5.


C215 Memories, Dreams, Reflections. by Carl G. Jung. New York: Pantheon Books.
New Yorker, XL (May 23, 1964), 155-56+.

Reprinted in Interpretations and Forecasts (1973) with the title "Revolt of the Demons."


1965

C216 The Eternal Present, A Contribution on Constancy and Change. Vol. 1: Beginnings of Art. Vol. II: Beginnings of Architecture. by Sigfried Giedion. New York: Pantheon Books.
New Yorker, XLI (March 6, 1965), 158+.


C217 Garden Cities of Tomorrow. by Ebenezer Howard. edited, with a preface, by F. J. Osborn. With an introductory essay by Lewis Mumford. Cambridge, Mass.: M.I.T. Press. New York Review of Books, IV (April 8, 1965), 10-12.


C218 Religions, Values, and Peak-Experiences. by Abraham Maslow. Columbus, Ohio: Ohio State University Press.
Journal of Humanistic Psychology, V (Fall 1965), 229-32.


1966

C219 Unsafe at Any Speed. by Ralph Nader. New York: Grossman.
Safety Last. by Jeffrey O'Connell and Arthur Myers. New York: Random House.
New York Review of Books, VI (April 28, 1966), 3-5.

Reprinted in The Pedestrian (Pedestrians' Association for Road Safety, London), XVI (Autumn 1966).

Reprinted in Interpretations and Forecasts (1973) with the title "The American Way of Death."


C220 The Original Water-color Paintings by John James Audubon for "The Birds of America." 2 vols. From the New York Historical Society. American Heritage.
John James Audubon: A Biography. by Alexander B. Adams. New York: G. P. Putnam's Sons.
New York Review of Books, VII (December 1, 1966), 16+.

Reprinted in Interpretations and Forecasts (1973) with the title "Audubon: Passionate Naturalist."


1964

C221 The Urgent Future; People, Housing, City, Region. by Albert Mayer. New York: McGraw-Hill Book Co.
Architectural Record, CXLII (December 1967), 131-34.

Reprinted in Architecture as a Home for Man (1975) with the title "Trend is Not Destiny."


1968

C222 The Early Lectures of Ralph Waldo Emerson. 2 vols. edited by Robert F. Spiller and Stephen E. Whicher. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press.
The Journals and Miscellaneous Notebooks of Ralph Waldo Emerson. 6 vols. edited by William H. Gilman, et al. Cambridge, Mass.: Belknap Press, Harvard University Press.
New York Review of Books, X (January 18, 1968), 3-5.
For Mumford's replies to reader comment on this review, see New York Review of Books, X (March 14, 1968), 36, and (May 23, 1968), 43.

Reprinted in Interpretations and Forecasts (1973) with the title "Emerson's Journals."


C223 William Morris as Designer. by Ray Watkinson. New York: Reinhold Publishing Co.
William Morris: His Life, Work and Friends. by Philip Henderson. New York: McGraw-Hill Book Co.
The Work of William Morris. by Paul Thompson. New York: Viking Press.
New York Review of Books, X (May 23, 1968), 8+.

Reprinted with the title "Polytechnic Creativity" in the Royal Institute of British Architects. Journal, LXXX (October 1973), 481-86.

Reprinted in Interpretations and Forecasts (1973) with the title "Morris: Polytechnic, Creativity."


1972

C224 J.E. Spingarn. by Marshall Van Deusen. New York: Twayne Publishers.
New York Review of Books, XVIII (March 23, 1972), 13-17.

Reprinted in My Works and Days (1979) with the title "J.E. Spingarn: The Scholar as Activist."


C225 The Photographs of Thomas Eakins. by Gordon Hendricks. New York: Grossman Publishers.
New York Review of Books, XIX (September 21, 1972), 3-4+.

Mumford replies to criticism of this review in the same volume, the issue of November 16, 1972, page 42.

Reprinted in Interpretations and Forecasts (1973) with the title "Eakins: Painter and Moralist."

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