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PARTIAL LIST OF CONTRIBUTORS TO VOLUME I

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ALEXIS, JOSEPH, A.B., A.M.

COUMBE, CLEMENT W.
Assistant Professor of Germanic Languages and

Technical Art Expert
Literatures, University of Nebraska

ACANTHUS IN ART

ADAM HOMO

ALTAR

AYRES, SAMUEL G., D.B.

AMULETS

Garrett Biblical Institute

CURRIER, ANDREW F., M.D.

AFRICAN METHODIST EPISCOPAL

CHURCH

ANÆSTHESIA
ALLEGORICAL INTERPRETATION

DAVENPORT, EUGENE, LL.D.
BRETT, GEORGE M.

Dean and Director, University of Illinois College of

Agriculture
Department of Political Science. College of City of

New York; in charge of the courses in Accounting ANIMALS, DOMESTICATED
ACCOUNTING

DEARBORN, GEORGE VAN NESS, M.D., Ph.D.
BREWSTER, WILLIAM T., A.M.

Professor of Physiology, Tufts College
Professor of English, Columbia University

ANIMALS, MIND IN THE BRUTE
ADDISON, JOSEPH

DE LEON, EDWIN W.
BRUSH, EDWARD HALE

Member Insurance Society of New York
AMERICAN SCULPTURE, HISTORICAL

ACCIDENT INSURANCE
SUBJECTS IN

DICKINSON, THOMAS H., Ph.D.

Associate Professor of English, University of Wis-
CALLAHAN, JAMES M., Ph.D.

consin; author of “ The Contemporary Drama of
Professor of History and Political Science, West

England
Virginia University

ALCHEMIST, THE
AMERICAN EXPANSION POLICY

ALL FOR LOVE
CARROLL, HENRY K., LL.D.

DOLE, NATHAN HASKELL, A.B.
Author of Religious Forces of the United States"

Editor of Tolstoi's “ Collected Works"
ADVENTISTS

ANATHEMA, ANDREYEV'S

ANNA KARENINA
CARVER, THOMAS NIXON, Ph.D., LL.D.

Professor of Political Economy, Harvard University FARROW, EDWARD S., C.E.
AGRICULTURE IN THE UNITED

Consulting Civil and Military Engineer
STATES

AIR COMPRESSOR

AGRICULTURAL PRODUCTION AND AIR GUN

DISTRIBUTION IN THE UNITED

STATES

FERRIS, RICHARD

Editorial Staff of The Americana

CHAMBERLAIN, CHARLES J., Ph.D.

Professor of Morphology and Cytology, University

ALLOYS

of Chicago.

ALUMINO-THERMICS

ALTERNATION OF GENERATIONS

ANEMOMETER

CHANDLER, FRANK W., Ph.D.

FOSTER, HON. JOHN W., LL.D.*

Professor of English and Comparative Literature,

American Diplomat; Secretary of State in President

University of Cincinnati

Harrison's Cabinet

AMADIS DE GAULA

AMERICAN DIPLOMACY
ANATOL

FOWLER, HENRY T., Ph.D.
COFFIN, EDWIN TRISTAM

Professor of Biblical Literature, Brown University
Secretary, Albany Chamber of Commerce

AMOS, BOOK OF
ALBANY, N. Y.

GARNER, JAMES W., Ph.D.

Professor of Political Economy, University of
CONKLIN, EDWIN GRANT, Ph.D., Sc.D.

Illinois
Professor of Zoology, Princeton University

ALIENS

ANATOMY, COMPARATIVE

ALLEGIANCE

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SHOREY, PAUL, Ph.D., LL.D.

Head of Greek Department, University of Chicago ANACREON

WERNICKE, PAUL, Ph.D.

Professor of Mathematics, State College of Kentucky ANALYSIS SITUS

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WEST, ANDREW FLEMING, Ph.D., LL.D., Litt.D.

Dean of the Graduate School, Princeton University
AMERICAN COLLEGE, THE
WHIPPLE, GUY MONTROSE, Ph.D.

Professor of Education, University of Illinois
ADOLESCENCE
WIENER, NORBERT, Ph.D.

Editorial Staff of The Americana
ÆSTHETICS
ALGEBRA
ALPHABET

ANIMALS, CHEMICAL SENSE IN
WILCOX, MARRION, A.M., LL.B.

Co-editor “Encyclopedia of Latin America"
ADIRONDACKS
ALPS

ANDES
WILLINGHAM, HENRY J., A.M.

President of State Normal School, Florence,

Alabama
ALABAMA
WOLFF, SAMUEL L., Ph.D.

Instructor in English, Columbia University
ALICE'S ADVENTURES IN WONDER-

LAND

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SPENCER, CHARLES WORTHEN, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor in History and Politics, Princeton

Ur.iversity
AMERICA, DISCOVERY AND COLONI-

ZATION

STUART, CHARLES LEONARD, B.A.

Editorial Staff of The Americana
ABYSSINIA
AFRICA

WOODWARD, H. E.

Bureau of Chemistry, Washington, D. C. AGRICULTURAL CHEMISTRY

THORNE, CHARLES EMBREE

Director Agricultural Experiment Station, Wooster,

Ohio
AGRICULTURAL EXPERIMENT STA-

TIONS

YERKES, ROBERT M., Ph.D.

Professor of Psychology, University of Minnesota ANIMAL PSYCHOLOGY

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PREFACE TO THE NEW EDITION

T:

In many

O impartial critics and scholars, no less than to the thousands of

its possessors among the general public, the first edition of The AMERICANA commended itself as a useful work of reference. ways, both in its emphasis and in its treatments, it was a departure from the beaten track of earlier works, and experience has shown the wisdom of this departure. The characterization of the work in The Encyclopedia of Education: Notable for its fullness in articles dealing with technical subjects, as mathematics, engineering, and the trades,” is true, even if it fails to state the whole truth. In History, Political Economy, Religion, Philosophy, Astronomy, Education, Literature, as well as in topics of general interest, the first edition was not surpassed by any contemporary American work.

In view of the tremendous changes that the great world conflict has brought about in every department of human thought and activity, and the vital necessity for a new and up-to-date restatement of the world's knowledge, the publishers determined to issue this new edition, and ordered the work planned upon a scale to make it of still greater utility, retaining whatever features the experience of the past had shown to be excellent, and enlarging and improving wherever necessary to meet present conditions. New departments and thousands of new articles have therefore been added, and the whole work has been revised and reset and is printed from new plates. The maps have been prepared especially for this Encyclopedia by the Rand McNally Company of Chicago, and are late and accurate. The illustrations have been carefully selected and are far superior and more numerous than in the former edition. We are confident therefore that the new AMERICANA will be recognized as the greatest repository of practical universal knowledge in one set of books that has ever appeared in the English language.

In the new edition, the Editor has endeavored to limit the work to its legitimate purpose — the presentation of knowledge with faithfulness and

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