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BOOKS RURAL LIFEóBy Charles J. Galpin, Century Company, New York. $2.50. This is a new book written by a man who has devoted years to the study of rural conditions in the United States. This...

...This country, indeed all the world, has never before had so emphatically dramatized for it the plain fact that upon the farmers we all depend fundamentally for the necessities of life...
...And that despite the fact, which is universally admitted, that the men upon the land must lose less of their sons and daughters to the city, and that all those who remain on the land must capitalize the assets of the sun, rain, soil and seed more efficiently than heretofore, that is, if America is not to become a dependent nation...
...his book is an authoritative volume which should be of extraordinary interest and value to the farmer and every other American who is interested in him...
...Professor Galpin's profound study of the subject is from a new and refreshing viewpoint...
...And although in this country they constitute more than one-third of the population, it is probable that no other important group of American citizens is so little understood, so little studied, so little helped with intelligent cooperation by the other groups...

Vol. 11 • February 1919 • No. 2


 
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