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Democracy; Esther; Mont Saint Michel and Chartres; the Education of Henry Adams

Adams( )
Author: Adams, Henry
Editor: Samuels, Ernest
Samuels, Jayne N.
Series title:Library of America Henry Adams Edition Ser.
Publication Date:Nov 1983
Publisher:Library of America, The
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $45.00
Book Description:

This Library of America volume includes the best-known works of Henry Adams, one of the most powerful and original minds to illuminate the American scene from the Civil War to World War I. Now brought together for the first time in a single volume, these works show the many forms--fiction, poetry, philosophical and historical speculation, autobiography--in which Adams gave expression to his vision of the meaning of the unsettling changes in American life and values. Each...
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Detailed Subjects: Fiction / Literary
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):5.2 x 8.2 x 1.5 Inches
Book Weight:1.75 Pounds
Author Biography
Adams, Henry (Author)
Henry Adams was born in Boston, Massachusetts on February 16, 1838, the son of American diplomat Charles Francis Adams and grandson of President John Quincy Adams. Educated at Harvard University, he worked in Washington, D.C., as his father's secretary before embarking on a career in journalism and later in teaching. A prominent American historian, he wrote several important historical works. His works include The Education of Henry Adams, Mont-Saint-Michel and Chartres, Esther: A Novel, and Democracy: An American Novel. He died on March 27, 1918 at the age of 80.


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