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ground that only scholars may detect them. Yet every de sary research of Dr. Chapman among the archives of tail is “ documented.” There are no marginal references, Spain. The historical collections of Hubert Howe Banand only two footnotes, one on the theatre, and the one croft, now located at the University of California, are also on the arrangement of oars in a trireme where a some the result of the same spirit. With such opportunities at what novel explanation is given.

hand, in a field comparatively little worked, there is no The translation of Greek public life into terms of Eng. wonder that not only this present study but others along lish public life may not always be a help to American similar lines are making their appearance. That the study pupils. There are some sixteen pictures to illustrate the of this period of California history leads to a broader context. The foreword by Professor C. W. Oman, though cov ception of its importance from the point of view of Spanish ering only four pages, is one of the assets of the book, and civilization hardly needs to be emphasized, especially after a notable one for the teacher.

the appearance of “The Pacific Ocean in History; the

VICTORIA A. ADAMS. Papers and Addresses Presented at the Panama-Pacific Calumet High School, Chicago.

Historical Congress.”

The peculiar arrangement of the text is due to the desire

to present the story in extenso; thus each chapter opens CHAPMAN, CHARLES EDWARD. The Founding of Spanish with a summary of from one to three pages in length ex

California, the Northwestward Expansion of New plaining the nature of the contents of that chapter. Then Spain, 1687-1783. New York: The Macmillan Co.,

comes the narrative minutely following the accounts of 1916. Pp. xxxii, 485. $3.50.

the documents. There are some excellent appendices and The careful appreciation of Dr. Chapman's work, ap full bibliographical notes. pearing in the January number of “The American His.

HENRY L. CANNON. torical Review," renders unnecessary the critical appraisal Stanford University. which such an important volume would otherwise demand. We may limit our attention, therefore, to the aim of the work, the material upon which it is founded, and the National Independence and Internationalism," by Bermethod according to which the results are presented. trand Russell, a study of the matters in which the interests

As Professor Henry Morse Stephens explains in the in of nations are supposed to clash; "Japan and the United troduction (pp. xix-xxxii), this is an effort both to meet States,” by K. K. Kawakami, a frank statement of the the local demand for researches in California history, and causes of the estrangement between Japan and the United to make a contribution to the general history of civiliza States; “ Nicaragua and the United States," by Cyrus F. tion. It was owing to the interest evinced by Californians Wicker, charge d'affaire at Nicaragua, rather a criticism in the early history of the Pacific Coast that the Native of our policy toward the smaller republics, and Catherine Sons of the Golden West offered a subsidy of $3,000 a year Breshkovsky's “Letters from Siberia,” make the May issue for traveling fellowships, thus making possible the neces of the "Atlantic" of especial interest to historians.

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The History Teacher's Magazine will aim, during the War, to encourage all proper activities of history teachers. It will welcome suggestions as to how far the war should influence history teaching. It will co-operate with the National Board for Historical Service in presenting monthly a series of topics for each of the fields of secondary school history.

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