"Will be exceedingly valuable and interesting to all connected with shipping, as well as an indispensable text-book for students of economics and technology."—Chamber of Commerce Journal.
"Considering the moderate price of the work, its comprehensiveness is astonishing. … We think, indeed, that the studious avoidance of rhetoric enhances rather than detracts from the romance of the days of the Spanish Main, and of the time of the inception of the British and Dutch East India Companies."—Outlook.
A HISTORY OF INLAND TRANS-
PORT & COMMUNICATION
Author of "A Short History of War and Peace," etc. 624 pp.
"George H. Perris's 'Industrial England' furnishes material bearing on a vital problem of the European War. …. Mr. Perris, in a volume whose every chapter, set out in clear, vigorous English, proves that the author has given his subject intense thought, research in minute detail, brilliant analysis, shows that the England which faces Germany is as materially stronger to the England which faced France in the Napoleonic era as is the Dreadnought to the Victory, glorious ship of Nelson."—New York Times.
"Mr. Perris looks with much hope to the future. He sees culture spreading on all sides, and in all sections of society."—Contemporary Review.'