Jerome Davis, editor. Introduction by Edward M. House. The New Russia: Between the First and Second Five Year Plans. NY: John Day, 1933. First edition. Bibliography, glossary. 265 pages. An attempt on the part of a group of sociologists and economists to present an impartial and factual statement about the changes in Russian brought on by the Russian Revolution.
Hardcover with tan cloth and burgundy spine titles. Missing dustjacket. Condition good and a better than average reading copy. 1 copy only.
House (1858-1938) was an American diplomat and influential politician. Davis (1891-1979) was an American sociologist and activist for international peace and social reform. From 1916–1918 he was in Russia with the YMCA setting up YMCA centers for Russian soldiers and working with German POWs . In 1917, he was appointed as head of all YMCA work in Russia.