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AMERICA CONQUERS BRITAIN.
By Ludwell Denny. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, Inc. 1930. $4.00.
Reviewed by Rear Admiral W. L. Rodgers, U. S. Navy (Retired)
These are the days when newly enfranchised women in many countries believe that great affairs and the disputes of nations can be settled by the nursery command of “love little sister.” In deference to this naive bit of femininity thrust upon world politics, its duly chosen rulers with eyes to the next election and their tongues in their cheeks proclaim aloud that “good will prevails, war is unthinkable,” although, fortunately, they do not so far forget statesmanlike prudence as to renounce all armament, even by joint agreement.