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The Second Period of Quakerism, by William C. Braithwaite

The Second Period of Quakerism, by William C. Braithwaite No. 4] REVIEWS 671^ biassed argume nt agains t Bolshevism in favor of democrati repre c ­ sentati ve government by majorities ”. In general such notices need not detai n the reade r, but ther is e an air of earnest conviction about this one that arres atte ts ntion. We fee lthat Messrs. Scott and Selt ­ zer have been moved fully as much by the missionary spirit as by considerations of salesmanship. As a description of the book, how ­ ever ,the advertisement is as grotesque as it is evidently sincere. Parliament and Pevalution is polemic ,not scientific or unbiased, and it is intended to show nothing else so much as that Mr. Mac ­ donald ’s party is the surest and safest instrumentality of progress in ^^^^^^- R. L. Schuyler. The Second Period of Quakerism. By William C. Braith­ waite. London, The Macmilla Company, n 1919.—xlviii, 668 pp. The firs timporta nt history of the Friends was that by William Sewel, an Anglo-Dutc Quaker, h early in the eighteenth century, and not until within the last decade have we had any large contributions in. this field. Eight years ago Mr. Braithwaite published his Beginnings of http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Political Science Quarterly Oxford University Press

The Second Period of Quakerism, by William C. Braithwaite

Political Science Quarterly , Volume 35 (4): 3 – Dec 15, 1920

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1920 The Academy of Political Science
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0032-3195
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1538-165X
DOI
10.2307/2142441
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Abstract

No. 4] REVIEWS 671^ biassed argume nt agains t Bolshevism in favor of democrati repre c ­ sentati ve government by majorities ”. In general such notices need not detai n the reade r, but ther is e an air of earnest conviction about this one that arres atte ts ntion. We fee lthat Messrs. Scott and Selt ­ zer have been moved fully as much by the missionary spirit as by considerations of salesmanship. As a description of the book, how ­ ever ,the advertisement is as grotesque as it is evidently sincere. Parliament and Pevalution is polemic ,not scientific or unbiased, and it is intended to show nothing else so much as that Mr. Mac ­ donald ’s party is the surest and safest instrumentality of progress in ^^^^^^- R. L. Schuyler. The Second Period of Quakerism. By William C. Braith­ waite. London, The Macmilla Company, n 1919.—xlviii, 668 pp. The firs timporta nt history of the Friends was that by William Sewel, an Anglo-Dutc Quaker, h early in the eighteenth century, and not until within the last decade have we had any large contributions in. this field. Eight years ago Mr. Braithwaite published his Beginnings of

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Political Science QuarterlyOxford University Press

Published: Dec 15, 1920

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