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Published by Barnes & Noble World Digital Library in New York .
Written in English

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World Digital Library Edition

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Open LibraryOL24323307M
ISBN 100594087384, 059410517X

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Aug 17,  · The "Education of Henry Adams" (listed erroneously as an autobiography) was written over years ago. Henry Adams was President John Adams great grandson. The book traces his life from Massachusetts to Washington, DC and Europe. Initially, a few private friends received copies to read and comment/5(82). Mar 28,  · He published The Education of Henry Adams in , in a small private edition for selected friends. For Adams, the Virgin Mary was a symbol of the best of the old world, as the dynamo was a representative of modernity. It was only following Adams's death that The Education was made available to the general public, /5(38). Aug 17,  · The Education of Henry Adams and millions of other books are available for instant access. Enter your mobile number or email address below and we'll send you a link to download the free Kindle App. Then you can start reading Kindle books on your smartphone, tablet, or computer - no Kindle device required/5(85). The Education of Henry Adams is an exploration of politics and culture in the midth C through early 20th C. The voice is third person, which is odd for an autobiography. The narrative traces Adams' time through the Civil War period when he was in England as a /5.

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THE EDUCATION OF HENRY ADAMS AN AUTOBIOGRAPHY Henry Adams Adams, Henry () - An American historian who, despite his family’s political ties (his father was a diplomat and his grandfather and great- grandfather were American Presidents), dedicated his life to scholarship. The Education of Henry Adams. The Education of Henry Adams is not an autobiography as much as it is the biography of an education. The narrator, in his late sixties, refers to his younger self in the third person. In his "Preface," he introduces the metaphor of a manikin, which represents Henry Adams. The various garments draped across the manikin represent his education. Whole books have been written about The Education of Henry Adams, a book that the Modern Library placed first on its list of the Best Nonfiction Books of the 20th than take a high philosophical road here, I offer only a few comments to fellow readers who want to know whether they ought take time to read what is almost universally considered a classic/5. Printed privately in and published to wide acclaim shortly after the author&’s death in , 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. With an introduction by renowned historian Edmund Morris.