This book is a member of the special collection Special Collection: The Works of Stephen Leacock (1869-1944)
|Title:||Our Heritage of Liberty: Its Origin, Its Achievement, Its Crisis. A Book for Wartime|
|Publisher:||The Bodley Head|
|Tags:||Canadiana, essay, history, non-fiction|
Stephen Leacock's 1942 wartime treatise, "Our Heritage, Liberty, Its Crisis". This fascinating and thought-provoking text will appeal to those with an interest in the war-inspired literature, and it would make for a worthy addition to the collections of related works. The chapters of this volume include: "Britain and America," "The Good and the Bad Old Times," "The March of Progress," "Liberty in the Ancient World," "The Shadow of the Dark and Middle Ages." States "," The Growth of Popular Rights ", and more. [Suggest a different description.]
Author Bio for Leacock, Stephen Butler
Stephen Butler Leacock (December 30, 1869 - March 28, 1944) was a Canadian political scientist, and writer and humourist. He was extremely popular around the world, indeed, between 1915 and 1925 he was the most popular and widely read humourist in the English-speaking world.
Perhaps his most famous books were Sunshine Sketches of a Little Town and Arcadian Adventures with the Idle Rich, two of his thirty-five books of humour. He wrote twenty-eight books of non-fiction, his first was the famous Elements of Political Science.
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