The New International Encyclopædia/Shaw, Albert

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SHAW, Albert (1857—). An American economist and editor, born at Shandon, Butler County, Ohio. He was educated at Iowa College and at Johns Hopkins University. His first important work was his thesis, Icaria: A Chapter in the History of Communism (1883). After editorial work and foreign study, he was made in 1890 professor of international law at Cornell University, but resigned his position to take the editorship (1891) of the American Review of Reviews. He published Municipal Government in Great Britain (1895), Municipal Government in Continental Europe (1895), and an account of the Spanish-American War.