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The Education of Henry Adams

The Education of Henry Adams( )
Author: Adams, Henry
Introduction by: Morris, Edmund
Series title:Modern Library 100 Best Nonfiction Bks.
ISBN:978-0-679-64010-3
Publication Date:May 1999
Publisher:Random House Publishing Group
Imprint:Modern Library
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $16.00
Book Description:

Selected by the Modern Library as one of the 100 best nonfiction books of all time 'I cannot remember when I was not fascinated by Henry Adams,' said Gore Vidal. 'He was remarkably prescient about the coming horrors.' His political ideals 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...
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Book Details
Pages:560
Detailed Subjects: Biography & Autobiography / Historical
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):5.265 x 7.917 x 1.209 Inches
Book Weight:1.294 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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