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The education of Henry Adams : an autobiography

Author: Henry Adams
Publisher: New York : Modern Library, 1996.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : English : 1996 Modern Library edView all editions and formats
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His political ideas shaped by two presidential ancestors - great-grandfather John Adams and grandfather John Quincy Adams - Henry Adams was one of the most powerful and original minds to confront the American scene from the Civil War to the First World War. Printed privately in 1907 and published to wide acclaim shortly after the author's death in 1918, The Education of Henry Adams is a brilliant, idiosyncratic  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Adams, Henry, 1838-1918.
Education of Henry Adams.
New York : Modern Library, 1996
(OCoLC)645898619
Named Person: Henry Adams
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Henry Adams
ISBN: 0679602070 9780679602071
OCLC Number: 34513494
Notes: Includes index.
Description: xxxviii, 517 p. ; 19 cm.
Responsibility: introduction by Edmund Morris.

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His political ideas shaped by two presidential ancestors - great-grandfather John Adams and grandfather John Quincy Adams - Henry Adams was one of the most powerful and original minds to confront the American scene from the Civil War to the First World War. Printed privately in 1907 and published to wide acclaim shortly after the author's death in 1918, The Education of Henry Adams is a brilliant, idiosyncratic blend of autobiography and history that charts the great transformation in American life during the so-called Gilded Age.

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