A War Time Love Affair: The Round Table and The New Republic, c.1914–1919

  title={A War Time Love Affair: The Round Table and The New Republic, c.1914–1919},
  author={Peter Kirkwood},
  journal={The Journal of the Gilded Age and Progressive Era},
  pages={44 - 65}
  • Peter Kirkwood
  • Published 4 December 2020
  • History
  • The Journal of the Gilded Age and Progressive Era
Abstract Against the backdrop of the Great War a seemingly unlikely transatlantic romance blossomed between the deeply imperialist Round Table journal founded by “Milner’s Kindergarten,” a cadre of young former colonial administrators in Great Britain, and the American progressive standard-bearer The New Republic. The rhetoric of The New Republic in these years was deeply influenced by political Anglo-Saxon thought, as exemplified in The Round Table. Political Anglo-Saxonism was the belief that… 


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