ABSTRACT

Originally published in 1973, this volume documents Bertrand Russell’s travels in America covering the period 1896-1945. It is presented in two halves with the first a biographical account of Russell’s involvement with the United States, with special reference to the seven visits he made there during this time period. Throughout this section the most representative of Russell’s journalistic writings are highlighted and these are presented as full texts in the second half of the book.

This collection is assembled to provide an understanding of Russell’s deep and many-sided involvement with the United States during his life. A documented account, it is supplemented with important letters, photographs and newspaper articles.

chapter |6 pages

INTRODUCTION

part |2 pages

PART I

chapter 1|9 pages

AMERICA IN 1896

chapter 2|10 pages

LUCY DONNELLY OF BRYN MAWR

chapter |1 pages

NOTES

chapter 3|9 pages

THE HARVARD TERM, 1914

chapter |1 pages

NOTES

chapter 4|11 pages

FIRST WORLD WAR

chapter 5|22 pages

A LETTER TO THE PRESIDENT

chapter 7|11 pages

HOPES AND FEARS

chapter 8|8 pages

SOCIALIST TEACHER, 1924

chapter |1 pages

NOTES

chapter 9|24 pages

MARRIAGE AND MORALS

chapter 10|9 pages

RETURN TO AMERICA, 1938

chapter 11|17 pages

A NEW YORK APPOINTMENT

chapter 12|14 pages

THE CHAIR OF INDECENCY

chapter |2 pages

NOTES

chapter 13|43 pages

THE BARNES FOUNDATION

chapter |4 pages

ILLUSTRATIONS

chapter |14 pages

BERTRAND RUSSELL GOES BOLSHEVIK

part |2 pages

PART II

chapter |2 pages

PRESIDENT WILSON'S STATEMENT

chapter |3 pages

AMERICA'S ENTRY INTO THE WAR

chapter |8 pages

HOPES AND FEARS AS REGARDS AMERICA

chapter |4 pages

IMPRESSIONS OF AMERICA:

chapter |4 pages

THE AMERICAN INTELLIGENTSIA

chapter |8 pages

IS AMERICA BECOMING IMPERIALISTIC?

chapter |5 pages

THE NEW PHILOSOPHY OF AMERICA

chapter |4 pages

OPTIMISTIC AMERICA

chapter |3 pages

THE CINEMA AS A MORAL INFLUENCE

chapter |6 pages

HOMOGENEOUS AMERICA

chapter 30|8 pages

Thirty Years from Now

chapter |2 pages

THE END OF PROHIBITION

chapter |2 pages

ON EQUALITY

chapter |2 pages

THE ROOT CAUSES OF THE DEPRESSION

chapter |2 pages

CAN THE PRESIDENT SUCCEED?

chapter |2 pages

ON STATES RIGHTS

chapter |11 pages

AMERICA: THE NEXT WORLD CENTRE

chapter |19 pages

THE CASE FOR U.S. NEUTRALITY

chapter |10 pages

CAN AMERICANS AND BRITONS BE FRIENDS?

chapter |12 pages

BRITISH AND AMERICAN NATIONALISM

chapter |6 pages

SOME IMPRESSIONS OF AMERICA