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1901 were published. In AUSTRIA-HUNGARY the Reichsrath for the first time in years enjoyed a period of orderly procedure, compressing in that interval much important legislation. The legislative record for AUSTRALIA and the Australian states during the first year under the federal constitution has an especial interest. In the department of biography the death roll includes the names of Queen VICTORIA, McKINLEY, HARRISON, LI HUNG CHANG, VERDI, CRISPI, ROWLAND, FISKE, etc. Some of the features of the scientific record are: The progress in AERIAL NAVIGATION; Loeb's and Mathews's experiments in PHYSIOLOGICAL CHEMISTRY; Marconi's successful application of WIRELESS TELEGRAPHY; in Physics, the foundation of the Bureau of Standards at Washington to serve as a national physical laboratory; in ASTRONOMY, the discovery of a new star in Perseus; in MEDICINE, the continued progress of SERUM THERAPY; in MAM MALOGY, the discovery of a new species of mammal, the Okapi; in PsyCHICAL RESEARCH, the renewed interest in the famous Piper case. Interest in Arctic EXPLORATION was sustained by Peary's report of a nearer approach to the Pole, and by the departure of the magnificently equipped BaldwinZiegler Expedition; and in ANTARCTIC EXPLORATION the operations of the year were the most important that have been undertaken for more than half a century. In the literary record of the year an attempt has been made, not only to describe briefly the principal books, but to reflect so far as possible the current discussion of their qualities. Thus, the article on LITERATURE, AMERICAN AND ENGLISH, avoiding on the one hand the character of a mere catalogue, and on the other that of an essay on a few selected books, presents a running commentary on a large number of the most important books of the year. The addition to the staff of contributors of a government official and authority on agricultural matters has made it possible to present in the articles AGRICULTURE, HORTICULTURE, and DAIRYING, as well as in the separate articles on the crops, an adequate treatment of the scientific and practical progress of the year.

Frank MOORE COLBY. New York, April 10, 1902.

The

International Year Book

EDITOR
FRANK MOORE COLBY, M.A.

CONSULTING EDITOR
HARRY THURSTON PECK, Ph.D.

ASSOCIATE EDITOR
EDWARD LATHROP ENGLE, B.A.
OFFICE EDITORS

I AMERICAN AND ENGLISH MANSFIELD ALLAN, B.S. .

GOVERNMENT AND POLITICS RENWICK WYLIE ABBOTT, B.A. - - - BIOGRAPHY

GRAPHY

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MEDICINE

ALBERT WARREN FERRIS, M.A., M.D.

Assistant in Neurology, Columbia University, and Assistant in

Practice of Medicine, University and Bellevue Hospital

Medical College.
MARCUS BENJAMIN, PH.D. - . . . .

United States National Museum.

CHEMISTRY

FREDERIC TABER COOPER, PH.D.

( AMERICAN, ENGLISH, AND

CONTINENTAL LITERA-
TURES

JAMES MORTON PATON, Ph.D. - - - ARCHÆOLOGY

Associate Professor of Greek, Wesleyan University. W J McGEE - - - - - AMERICAN ARCHÆOLOGY

Ethnologist-in-Charge, Bureau of American Ethnology. TAMES MOONEY . . . . . . . . INDIANS

United States Ethnologist, Bureau cf American Ethnology. HUBERT LYMAN CLARK, Ph.D. - .. BIOLOGY, ZOOLOGY

Olivet College. EDWARD SHERWOOD MEADE, PH.D. SPOLITICAL ECONOMY University of Pennsylvania.

| AND SOCIOLOGY

FOREIGN POLITICS AND WALTER TALLMADGE ARNDT, A.M.

GAZETTEER MATTER JOHN M. OSKISON, B.A. - - - - - BIOGRAPHY RODNEY M. HEGGIE, M.A. - . . Religious Bodies SIMEON STRUNSKY, B.A. - . . . FOREIGN POLITICS JUDAH A. JOFFE, B.A. - - - - - - Music CHARLES LEONARD-STUART, B.A. - - . Fine Arts Formerly Editor The Shophar; Assistant Editor Baker's

Biographical Dictionary of Musicians. HEINRICH RIES, PH.D. - - - - SGEOLOGY AND MIN

Instructor in Economic Geology, Cornell University. ERAL PRODUCTION PAUL MONROE, PH.D. - - - - - SEDUCATION AND Teachers College, Columbia University.

I COLLEGES

ALBERT WHITE VORSE, B.A. - . SARCTIC AND ANTARCSecretary of the Arctic Club, 1900.

1 TIC EXPLORATION WILFRID LAY, PH.D. -. - - - - PSYCHOLOGY THOMAS GAFFNEY TAAFFE, PH.D. - - - SOCIETIES CHARLES QUINCY TURNER - - - - SPORTS

Formerly Managing Editor Outing Magazine. H. T. PARKER . . . . . .

DRAMA MARTIN A. ROSANOFF, PH.B. . . CHEMICAL PHYSIOLOGY W. B. KAVANAGH - - - - - - TRIPLE ALLIANCE L. DEMOREST

S AUSTRALIAN AND CANA- - - - - DIAN STATISTICS

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FLYING MACHINES, . . . . .
ANTARCTIC EXPLORATION,
ARCTIC EXPLORATION, .
AUTOMOBILES OF 1901,
Racing AUTOMOBILES, .
New East RIVER BRIDGE,
CALIFORNIA O11. FIELDS,
FRANCESCO CRISPI,
CUBAN ASSEMBLY COMMISSION,
SCENES IN THE DANISH WEST INDIES,
Mme. BERNHARDT AND M. Coquelin,
BENEFACTORS TO EDUCATION, ..
FIRE ENGINE OF 1901, .
HoSE WAGON OF 1901,
LEADING FRENCH STATESMEN,
Glasgow EXPOSITION, . .
Edward VII. AND QUEEN ALEXANDRA,
The HARVARD UNION, HARVARD UNIVERSITY,
VIEWS OF LELAND STANFORD, JUNIOR, UNIVERSITY,
LI HUNG CHANG, . • • • •
William McKINLEY,
METROPOLITAN MUSEUM OF ART, .
New York MAYORALTY CANDIDATES,
SCENES ON NICARAGUA CANAL ROUTE,

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