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The Education of Henry Adams: An Autobiography (Modern Library Classics)

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"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 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.

With an introduction by renowned historian Edmund Morris.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780679640103
Subtitle:
An Autobiography (Modern Library Classics)
Author:
Adams, Henry
Introduction by:
Morris, Edmund
Introduction:
Morris, Edmund
Author:
Morris, Edmund
Publisher:
Modern Library
Location:
New York
Subject:
General
Subject:
Historical
Subject:
Historical - General
Subject:
Adams, henry, 1838-1918
Subject:
Historians
Subject:
Biography-Historical
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series:
Modern Library 100 Best Nonfiction Books
Series Volume:
Nr. 3
Publication Date:
19990511
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Pages:
560
Dimensions:
8.03x5.22x1.25 in. 1.00 lbs.

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