New York: G P Putnam's Sons, 1914.
First American Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. Very Good- in Very Good- dust jacket. Item #14295
Light cock, light tone, 1915 Christmas gift inscription, otherwise light wear; 1" chip, 1/2" tear with creasing, sunned, wear. Solid hardcover. ; "In this book, the author of "The Great Illusion" shows systematically and scientifically ...the nature of those forces which are transforming the relationship of states, and, indeed, to some extent the mechanism of society as a whole. ... A large proportion of the work is devoted to showing the interaction of material and moral forces in politics, the relation of nationality and political idealism to those theories with which the author's name is identified." Early work by Sir Norman Angell, who earned the Nobel Peace Prize of 1933 "for having exposed by his pen the illusion of war and presented a convincing plea for international cooperation and peace." ; xlv, 248, 10 ad pages.