The Germs of War (1916)
by Scott Nearing

No. 24 in the Rip-Saw series. Not part of Nearing's later Oil and the Germs of War

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Rip-Saw Series No. 24

Germs of

A Study in Preparedness



Published and Copyrighted by
The National Rip-Saw Publishing Company
Saint Louis, Missouri



Books by Scott Nearing

Wages in the United States Postpaid $1.38
"A mine of facts looking toward the betterment of, wage earners."—Literary Digest.
Income Postpaid $1.38
"The social injustice of our industrial and economic system demonstrated with startling vividness."—The Outlook.
Financing the Wage-earner's Family Postpaid $1.38
"Stirs your intellect—hits you with all emotional force."—New York Call.
Reducing the Cost of Living Postpaid $1.38
"Simple lucid summing up of the situation in which the price of everything has soared beyond the rise of income."—Chicago Tribune.
Anthracite Postpaid $1.10
A study of the effects of natural resource monopoly on the consumer, the worker and the monopoly.
Social Adjustment Postpaid $1.66
"A burning plea for a social crusade."—Journal of Political Economy.
Social Sanity Postpaid $1.38
"The book is strong and exceedingly suggestive."—Boston Transcript.
Social Religion Postpaid $1.10
"A concise summary of the inhumanities of social life … strong appeal to correct social evils."—Christian World.
Woman and Social Progress Postpaid $1.66
(In collaboration with Nellie M. S. Nearing.)
"The book ought to be in the hands of every intelligent woman in the land."—The Independent.
The Super Race Postpaid $0.55
"A Book of Vision—'of the vision that is coming true.'"—Review of Reviews.
Elements of Economics Postpaid $1.10
(In collaboration with Henry Reed Burch.)
"The book is well written."—The Spectator, London, England.
"Fresh, fair, vigorous and informing."—London Athenaeum.
The Solution of the Child Labor Problem Postpaid $1.10
"The presentation is clear, forceful and logical."—The A. L. A. Book List.
"Useful tonic to child labor reformers."—American Economic Review.
The New Education Postpaid $1.10
A descriptive survey of some of the important work that is being done in American schools to fit the educational system to the needs of the children and of the community.

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This work is in the public domain in the United States because it was published in 1916, before the cutoff of January 1, 1929.

The longest-living author of this work died in 1983, so this work is in the public domain in countries and areas where the copyright term is the author's life plus 40 years or less. This work may be in the public domain in countries and areas with longer native copyright terms that apply the rule of the shorter term to foreign works.

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