New York and London: Harper & Brothers, 1922. Hardcover. Small 8vo (7.6 in, 19.3 cm). xix, 487  pp., illus.
First edition and association copy: Robert E. Park (1864-1944) was an urban sociologist considered one of the most influential pioneers of American socioiology. Park was also a student of race relations who worked from 1905 to 1913 as a publicist and ghostwriter for Booker T. Washington. Inscribed on front free endpaper: "Helen Gregory Hughes / McGill University / Montreal / July / 36." Helen Gregory Hughes was a journalist, women's advocate, and one of the first female judges in Canada; she was mother of Helen MacGill Hughes, the noted sociologist. This book considers the role of the immigrant in the assimilation of immigrants.
OCLC. Publisher's black cloth with gilt lettering. Black and white Illustrations. Two small ephemeral notes included. Spine rubbed with faded gilt lettering, newspaper clipping of "Jewish Museum Depict a Ghetto" lightly toned pp.40-41, pages age toned. Very Good in no dust jacket. Item #1106