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Ancient Rome and Modern America; A Comparative Study of Morals and Manners
The reader will find in the following pages reference to another work by Dr. Ferrero which will shortly come into publication under the title of Between the Old World and the New. It is in order to explain that Between the Old World and the New was brought into print in continental editions (in Italy, in France and elsewhere) before the publication of the present work. The author has, however, decided, that for the English-speaking readers of the two volumes it would be advisable to change the order of publication and to issue first this study of Morals and Manners. The second book, Between the Old World and the New, will appear, in New York and in London, early in the autumn of 1914. The object of the essays collected in this volume, with the exception of three which recount three curious episodes in Roman history, is the investigation of the most important differences between the ancient world and the modern, between Europe and America; in what way and in what particulars the civilisations of the ancients and of Europe have been modified respectively by the course of centuries and by the passage of the Atlantic. The essays were printed in the first instance in a monthly publicationHearsts Magazinefor the perusal of the multitude of hasty readers who are content to skip from argument to argument, and they are now republished in book form for the benefit of those readers who may care to dwell on each argument with greater deliberation. This volume may be considered as the bridge which connects the Greatness and Decline of Rome with a third work which, under the title of Between the Old World and the New, will be published shortly in New York and London. ......Buy Now (To Read More)
Ebook Number: 66901
Author: Ferrero, Guglielmo
Release Date: Dec 8, 2021
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