NEW BOOKS: Modern Japan

JAPAN FROM WITHIN−J. Ingram Bryan-Stokes ($4.50). In a cold, factual, scholastic way, Dr. Bryan has given an admirable summary of the present conditions of Japan; and, by including historical background, he has clearly presented the remarkable progress made by that country. In a word, he makes the reader understand Japan but not the Japanese.

THE MILITARY SIDE OF JAPANESE LIFE−Captain M. D. Kennedy−Houghton, Mifflin ($5.00). A badly written, yet illuminating book of doubtful military value. Its appreciation of the Japanese people, especially the military Japanese, makes it...

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