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The problems I mentioned in 1913 as containing serious ground for consideration have become questions of life or death for the United States since the war. It is not without interest that a foreigner should have studied them beforehand in a spirit of profound sympathy for the new worlds and with the conviction that it is their destiny to regenerate civilization.
Long before I visited the United States I had looked at them with a friendly eye. I began to know America, without having crossed the ocean, first by my own marriage, thirty years ago, and afterwards through the gentleness, courage and spirit of justice shown by several American men and women living or traveling in France, where they represented their country better than legions of newspapers could have done. Some of the friends who guided me have left this world. Among them I must name the refined and cultivated Edmond Kelly. Among others, nearly all of whom, I am glad to say, are still with us, are Edward Tuck, Nicholas Murray Butler, Du Puy, Cyrus McCormick, Edwin Ginn, General Porter, Henry White, Robert Bacon. After my first journey I made other visits to America, four times in all, and stayed longer and longer. Many Americans received me in their homes, from the White House down to the humblest. I have met most of their statesmen, their savants, their artists and their leading diplomatists and philanthropists, especially at the two
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- America and her problems,
- Contributor Names
- Estournelles de Constant, Paul-Henri-Benjamin Balluet, baron d', 1852-1924.
- Raper, George A., tr.
- Created / Published
- New York, The Macmillan Company, 1915.
- Subject Headings
- - United States--Description and travel
- - United States--Social life and customs--1865-1918
- - United States--Social conditions--1865-1918
- - Translated by George A. Raper.
- - Includes index.
- - Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site.
- xxii, 545 p. front. (port.) 21 cm.
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- E168 .E83
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Estournelles De Constant, Paul-Henri-Benjamin Balluet, Baron D', and George A Raper. America and Her Problems. New York, The Macmillan Company, 1915. Pdf. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/15011688/>.