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The education of Henry Adams.

by Henry Adams

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Published by Houghton Mifflin in Boston .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Adams, Henry, 1838-1918,
    • Historians -- United States -- Biography

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: p. 537-538.

      StatementEdited with an introd. and notes by Ernest Samuels. Jayne N. Samuels, assistant editor.
      SeriesRiverside editions
      ContributionsSamuels, Ernest, 1903- ed., Samuels, Jayne N., ed.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsE175.5 .A174276
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxxx, 705 p.
      Number of Pages705
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5414719M
      ISBN 100395168104, 0395166209
      LC Control Number73006411

      : The Education of Henry Adams: A Centennial Version () by Adams, Henry and a great selection of similar New, Used and /5(K). In , as Henry Adams began passing around copies of The Education of Henry Adams to a select group of friends and associates, the United States was in the early stages of its imperium. It had recently fought its first Southeast Asian war to suppress Filipino rebels who, understandably, anticipated that the U.S. defeat of the Spanish empire in would mean their independence.

      The Education of Henry Adams is Henry Adams' autobiography, originally published in upon his death (though Adams wrote the book earlier). It details not only Adams' life, but the history that unfolded around him, including the presidencies of John Quincy Adams and General Ulysses Grant, as well as Charles Sumner and Secretary of State Author: Henry Adams. This is the age that he has anticipated in the last third of the Education, but he leaves the work of the future to the next generation. Adams feels that he and his contemporaries are near the end. Clarence King died — broken — in ; John Hay is in poor shape and, despite Henry’s efforts, dies on July 1,

      Author: Adams, Henry. Secretos De La Naturaleza (Paperback or Softback). Format: Book. Helpful Rating: % positive. Few works have so firmly established their position in American literature as The Education of Henry Adams. As a man of extraordinary gifts and learning, and a member of one of the greatest American families, Henry Adams wrote an insightful exploration of himself and the tumultuous age in which he lived.


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Social change comes first. A trip to Maryland, Virginia and Washington D. C., with his father inintroduces Henry to life in the near South, its appealing informality contrasting with the horrors of slavery, which the Adams family is devoted. The "Education of Henry Adams" (listed erroneously as an autobiography) was written over years ago.

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