Publications of the American Economic Association, Volume 11

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The Association, 1896 - Economics
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Includes the Papers and proceedings of the annual meeting.

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Page 312 - Of all the vulgar modes of escaping from the consideration of the effect of social and moral influences on the human mind, the most vulgar is that of attributing the diversities of conduct and character to inherent natural differences.
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Page 91 - tribute that has yet been bestowed upon us by an Englishman, and perhaps by even England herself. . . One despairs in an attempt to give in a single newspaper article an adequate account of a work so infused with knowledge and sparkling with suggestion. . . . Every thoughtful American will read it, and will long hold
Page 204 - All and every person and persons whatsoever, who shall hereafter teach, or cause any slave or slaves to be taught to write, or read writing, or shall use or employ a slave as a scribe in any manner of writing whatsoever,
Page 183 - All that is needed to make us the finest race on earth is to engraft upon our stock the negro element, which Providence has placed by our side on this continent. Of all the rich treasures of blood vouchsafed to us, that of the negro is most precious
Page 87 - University ; sometime Fellow in Modern Languages in University College, Toronto; Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, etc., etc. 8vo, cloth, $3.00, net. PRINCIPLES OF THE ENGLISH LAW OF CONTRACT, AND OF AGENCY IN ITS RELATION TO CONTRACT, By Sir WILLIAM R. ANSON, Bart., DCL, of the Inner Temple,
Page 91 - The Child and Childhood in Folk-Thought. (The Child in Primitive Culture.) By ALEXANDER FRANCIS CHAMBERLAIN, MA, Ph.D., Lecturer on Anthropology in Clark University ; sometime Fellow in Modern Languages in University College, Toronto; Fellow of the American Association for the
Page 88 - net. VOL. XI, No. 1. RACE TRAITS AND TENDENCIES OF THE AMERICAN NEGRO. By FREDERICK L. HOFFMAN, FSS, Statistican to the Prudential Insurance Co. of America. NICHOLSON.—STRIKES AND SOCIAL PLOBLEMS. By J. SHIELD NICHOLSON, MA, D.Sc., Profesor of Political Economy in the University of Edinburgh.
Page 244 - may think it hard that his power for good is so closely restricted ; but he has no reason to complain of any limits upon his power for evil. On the contrary, it would seem that there is no race of men, whom a few laws respecting industry, trade and finance passed
Page 181 - We entertain little doubt that when the laws which create a distinction between the races shall be completely abolished, a very few generations will mitigate the prejudices which those laws have created and which they still maintain. ... At that time, the black girl who, as a slave would have attracted a white lover, will, when her father

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