American Traits

Brooks, Van Wyck
August 1941
New Republic;8/11/41, Vol. 105 Issue 6, p185
Presents information on author Oliver Allston's notes related to international comparisons. Use of aristocracy for the maintenance of personal freedom; Desire for social prestige by Americans; Discussion on some of the American traits; Discussion on the difference between the Civil War and the First World War, 1914-1918; Dislike for pragmatism.


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