Ohio and the World, 1753-2053: Essays Toward a New History of Ohio
Geoffrey Parker, Richard Sisson, William Russell Coil
Ohio State University Press, 2005 - History - 199 pages
A set of lectures celebrating Ohio's bicentenary takes an engaging look at the state's past successes, such as creating the modern oil industry and participating in international reform movements, and invites readers to think anew about its future in the globalization age.
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Page 21 - Daniel T. Rodgers, Atlantic Crossings: Social Politics in a Progressive Age (Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 1998); James T.
Page 14 - Englishmen — .the word has an odious sound. It suggests a dirty fellow in a blouse elbowing his betters in a crowd, or an ill-conditioned villager shaking his fist at the parson and the squire ; or, at any rate, it suggests obtrusiveness and bad manners. The exact contrary is the truth. Equality improves manners, for it strengthens the basis of all good manners, respect for other men and women simply as men and women, irrespective of their station in life.
Page 19 - AH mankind, indeed, are our brethren, and we are interested, or ought to be interested, in their pleasures and their pains, their sufferings or their deliverances, throughout the world. Accounts of these should produce in us suitable emotions, which would tend to the exercise of different virtues, and the improvement of our tempers. We should accustom ourselves hereby to rejoice with those who do rejoice, and sympathize with those who mourn.