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Isaac Frederick Marcosson
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Title:  The War After the War

Author:  Isaac Frederick Marcosson

Release Date:  May 12, 2006 [EBook #18380]

Language:  English

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THE WAR AFTER THE WAR

[Illustration:  Photograph — (signed) Let freedom win — D Lloyd George]

The war
after the war

By

Isaac F. Marcosson

Co-author ofCharles Frohman, manager and man
Author ofThe autobiography of A clown,” Etc.

New YorkJohn Lane company
LondonJohn Lane, the Bodley head
Toronto:  S. B. Gundy :  :  :  MCMXVII

COPYRIGHT, 1916, BY THE CURTIS PUBLISHING COMPANY COPYRIGHT, 1916, BY THE RIDGWAY COMPANY

Copyright, 1917,
by John Lane company

Press of
J. J. Little & Ives Company
New York, U.S.A.

To
Lord Northcliffe
in grateful appreciation

FOREWORD

For nearly three years Europe has been drenched with blood and rent with bitter strife.  Millions of men have been killed or maimed:  billions of dollars in property have gone up in smoke and ruin—­all part of the mighty sacrifice laid on the Altar of the Great War.

This tragic tumult must inevitably subside.  The smoke of battle will clear:  the scarred fields will mantle again with springtime verdure:  the fighting hosts will once more find their way to peaceful pursuit.  Time the Healer will wipe out the wounds of war.

The world already wearies of the Crimson Canvas splashed with martial scene.  Heroism has become the most commonplace of qualities:  it takes a monster thrill to move a civilisation sick of destruction.  With eager eye it looks forward to the era of regeneration.  War ends some time.

Business never ceases.  Under the shock of mighty upheaval it has been dislocated by the most drastic strain ever put upon the economic fabric.  But it will march on long after Peace will have mercifully sheathed the Sword.  Therefore the permanent world problem is the Business problem.

This is why I made two trips to Europe:  why I submit this little book in the hope that it may point the way to some realisation of the immense responsibilities which will inevitably crowd upon the world and more especially upon the United States.

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