In This Review

The Restless Pacific
The Restless Pacific
By Nicholas Roosevelt
Scribners, 1928, 301 pp.

The text of the book is Seward's famous dictum, which the author accepts without reservation. Stressing the geographical and economic aspects of the problem, he takes up the conflict of policies between Japan, Russia, Great Britain and the United States, and ends with a pungent and well-written discussion of the strategical importance of the Philippines and the necessity for a strong navy.