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The education of Henry Adams : a centennial version

Author: Henry Adams; Edward Chalfant; Conrad Edick Wright
Publisher: Boston : Massachusetts Historical Society ; Charlottesville : Distributed by the University of Virginia Press, 2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A memoir of nineteenth-century historian and philosopher Henry Adams in which he discusses the forces that influenced his life including, politics, religion, society, and literature.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Autobiographie
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Adams, Henry, 1838-1918.
Education of Henry Adams.
Boston : Massachusetts Historical Society ; Charlottesville : Distributed by the University of Virginia Press, 2007
(OCoLC)652200483
Named Person: Henry Adams; Henry Adams; Henry Adams; Henry Adams, Historiker.
Material Type: Biography, Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Henry Adams; Edward Chalfant; Conrad Edick Wright
ISBN: 0934909911 1401603254 9781401603250 9780934909914 9780934909938 0934909938
OCLC Number: 70830990
Notes: Includes index.
Description: xiv, 500 pages ; 27 cm
Contents: Quincy (1838-1848) Boston (1848-1854) --
Washington (1850-1854) --
Harvard College (1854-1858) --
Berlin (1858-1859) --
Rome (1859-1860) --
Treason (1860-1861) --
Diplomacy (1861) --
Foes or Friends (1862) --
Political Morality (1862) --
The Battle of the Rams (1863) --
Eccentricity (1863) --
The Perfection of Human Society (1864) --
Dilettantism (1865-1866) --
Darwinism (1867-1868) --
The Press (1868) --
President Grant (1869) --
Free Fight (1869-1870) --
Chaos (1870) --
Failure (1871) --
Twenty Years After (1892) --
Chicago (1893) --
Silence (1894-1898) --
Indian Summer (1898-1899) --
The Dynamo and the Virgin (1900) --
Twilight (1901) --
Teufelsdröckh (1901) --
The Height of Knowledge (1902) --
A Kinetic Theory of History (1902) --
Vis Inertiae (1903) --
The Grammar of Science (1903) --
Vis Nova (1904) --
A Dynamic Theory of History (1904) --
A Law of Acceleration (1904) --
Nunc Age (1905) --
App. The 1916 Emergency "Editor's Preface."
Responsibility: by Henry Adams ; edited by Edward Chalfant and Conrad Edick Wright.
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Written by Adams in the third person, "The Education of Henry Adams" became known for founding a new genre, best described as "an education" - an account not of life, but of learning. This work  Read more...

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The greatest memoir in American history, I think, is The Education of Henry Adams: An Autobiogrpahy. He not only sustains the ironic perspective on himself but on the entire 19th century.--Joseph J. Read more...

 
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