War and Other Essays

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War and Other Essays  (1911) 
by William Graham Sumner
The first of four anthologies of essays on economics, liberty, and sociology by Sumner, edited by Albert Galloway Keller. Chapters XI and XII are reprints of two chapters from What Social Classes Owe to Each Other (1883). Page scans are available.


WAR AND OTHER
ESSAYS


BY

William Graham Sumner


EDITED WITH INTRODUCTION
BY

Albert Galloway Keller


NEW HAVEN; YALE UNIVERSITY PRESS
LONDON: HUMPHREY MILFORD
OXFORD UNIVERSITY PRESS
MDCCCCXIX

copyright, 1911,

by yale university press


FIRST PRINTED, OCTOBER, 1911
SECOND PRINTING, FEBRUARY, 1913
THIRD PRINTING, DECEMBER, 1914
FOURTH PRINTING, APRIL, 1919.


Copyright, 1885, by Henry Holt & Company.
Copyright 1883, 1887, by Harper & Brothers.
Copyright, 1883, 1894, 1896, 1898, by The Forum.
Copyright, 1898, by D. Appleton & Company.
Copyright, 1883, by The Yale Law Journal.
Copyright, 1901, by The International Monthly.
Copyright, 1883, by The Yale Review.

PREFATORY NOTE

All rights on the essays in this work are reserved by the holders of the copyright. The publishers named in the subjoined list are the proprietors, either in their own right, or as agents for the author of the Essays of which the titles are given below, and of which the ownership is thus specifically noted. The Yale University Press makes grateful acknowledgment to the Publishers whose names appear below for their courteous permission to include in the present work the Essays of which they were the original publishers.

Yale University Press

Messrs. Henry Holt & Company. "Sociology" and "Our Colleges before the Country." (From the Collected Essays in Political and Social Science.) Messrs. Harper & Brothers. "State Interference," "On the Case of a Certain Man Who is Never Thought of," "The Case of the Forgotten Man Further Considered" (From "What the Social Classes Owe to Each Other"). The Forum. "Do We Want Industrial Peace?" "The Absurb Effort to Make the World Over," "The Fallacy of Territorial Extension," "The Status of Women in Chaldes, Egypt, India, etc." "Witchcraft." D. Appleton & Company. "The Proposed Dual Organization of Mankind," Yale Law Journal. "The Conquest of the Unites States by Spain." The International Monthly. "The Predominant Issue," The Yale Review. "mores of the Present and Future." The American Journal of Sociology. "The Family and Social change," "Religion and the Mores."

CONTENTS

CHAPTER PAGE
  Introduction ix
I. War 3
II. The Family and Social Change 43
III. The Status of Woman in Chaldea, Egypt, Judea, and Greece to the Time of Christ 65
IV. Witchcraft 105
V. Religion and the Mores 129
VI. The Mores of the Present and Future 149
VII. Sociology 167
VIII. The Absurd Effort to Make the World Over 195
IX. State Interference 213
X. Do We Want Industrial Peace? 229
XI. On the Case of a Certain Man Who Is Never Thought of 247
XII. The Case of the Forgotten Man Further Considered 257
XIII. The Proposed Dual Organization of Mankind 271
XIV. The Fallacy of Territorial Extension 285
XV. The Conquest of the United States by Spain 297
XVI. The Predominant Issue 337
XVII. Our Colleges before the Country 355
  Bibliography 375


This work was published before January 1, 1923, and is in the public domain worldwide because the author died at least 100 years ago.