Columbus OH: Educational Printing House, 1933.
Pamphlet. Very Good- with no dust jacket. Item #15028
Light tone, penciled number on cover, otherwise light wear. Solid paperback stapled pamphlets ; Lot of ten different pamphlets in the Uncle Ben Books series. Uncle Ben's geography column appeared in My Weekly Reader, and then were collected in these 10-Cent Books readers. The Uncle Ben Books series was intended for Third, Fourth or Fifth Grade elementary school students in the 1930s. It "introduces the fictional international travel account of “Uncle Ben” as told through “letters home". This text highlights both positive and negative American attitudes towards Japan in the 1930s . Although expresses this work certain views progressive for its time, it also contains evident assumptions of American national superiority."- Rachel Baron et al; "Praise and Prejudice: American Attitudes Toward Japan in Uncle Ben"; Brigham Young University. Interesting grouping of 1930s views of the world for young American students. ; The Uncle Ben Books : 10-Cent Books; 10 vols pages.