Books: Muffled Drums

REFLECTIONS ON THE REVOLUTION OF OUR TIME — Harold J. Laski—Viking ($3.50).

We are in the midst of a period of revolutionary change that is likely to be as profound as any in the modern history of the human race. We shall not understand its inner nature unless we recognize it to be as significant in its essentials as that which saw the fall of the Roman Empire. . . .

Victory will not change the outlook. Professor Laski prophesies. The war's end will find the American industrial machine enormously expanded and in danger...

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