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Henry Adams

Author: Ernest Samuels
Publisher: Cambridge, Mass. : Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, 1989.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Biographies
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Samuels, Ernest, 1903-
Henry Adams.
Cambridge, Mass. : Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, 1989
(OCoLC)598096648
Named Person: Henry Adams; Henry Adams
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ernest Samuels
ISBN: 067438735X 9780674387355 0674387368 9780674387362
OCLC Number: 19129944
Notes: Abridgement of the author's 3 v. biographical and critical study of Adams, published between 1948 and 1964.
Includes index.
Description: xiv, 504 p., [12] p. of plates : ill. ; 24 cm.
Contents: Brahmin Pattern --
The grand tour --
Witness to history --
A golden time --
A young reformer of thirty --
Harvard College once more --
In quest of historical principles --
The return of the native --
Literary debut --
European orbit --
The golden age of Lafayette Square --
Portraits past and present --
The forsaken garden --
The seasons of nirvana --
History and the posthumous life --
The paradoxes of Polynesia --
Between worlds --
Journey into chaos --
Brothers in prophecy --
Behind the scenes --
New England gothic --
Thirteenth-century unity --
The shield of protection --
Schoolboy at seventy --
Teachers of teachers --
The benevolent sage --
The abandoning universe.
Responsibility: Ernest Samuels.
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