Books: East Meets West

AMERICAN UNITY AND ASIA—Pearl S. Buck—John Day ($1). GLIMPSES OF WORLD HISTORY — Jawaharlal Nehru—John Day ($4).

The big problem for the world of tomorrow is the necessity for the changing mind of the West to understand the changing mind of the East. Both these books, in different ways, contribute to such an understanding. Pearl Buck stresses some of the difficulties in understanding the Asiatic mind. India's National Congress Leader Jawaharlal Nehru exhibits a little of that mind itself.

The desperate need for Asiatic cooperation with the West in this war is Author...

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