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The education of Henry Adams [an autobiography]

Adams was a brilliant observer of the world and its politics. Here he tells not just his own story, but also the story of an America divided by civil war and grappling with the rapid growth of industry and technology.

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  • "Adams was a brilliant observer of the world and its politics. Here he tells not just his own story, but also the story of an America divided by civil war and grappling with the rapid growth of industry and technology."@en
  • "This recounts Adams' education and that of the country from 1838 to 1905, incorporating the Civil War, capitalist expansion and the growth of the United States as a world power."@en
  • "This recounts Adams' education and that of the country from 1838 to 1905, incorporating the Civil War, capitalist expansion and the growth of the United States as a world power."
  • "The great-grandson of John Adams and grandson of John Quincy Adams, Henry Adams asserts that his conventional education was defective because it did not prepare him to live in a world transformed by the new science and technology. This autobiography provides a brilliant and insightful exploration of the tumultuous age in which he lived."@en
  • "In spite of his illustrious background and Harvard schooling, Henry Adams asserts that his conventional education was defective because it did not prepare him to live in a world transformed by the new science and the new technology. His intention was to write a kind of handbook to prepare "young men, in universities and elsewhere, to be men of the world, equipped for any emergency." The result is what many consider to be one of the finest autobiographies ever written."
  • "In spite of his illustrious background and Harvard schooling, Henry Adams asserts that his conventional education was defective because it did not prepare him to live in a world transformed by the new science and the new technology. His intention was to write a kind of handbook to prepare "young men, in universities and elsewhere, to be men of the world, equipped for any emergency." The result is what many consider to be one of the finest autobiographies ever written."@en
  • "Few works have so firmly established their position in American literature as The education of Henry Adams. As a man of extraordinary gifts and learning and a member of one of the greatest American families, Henry Adams wrote an insightful exploration of himself and the tumultuous age in which he lived. In the words of Van Wyck Brooks, he "revealed a phase of American history with unparalleled boldness and truth." In spite of his illustrious background and Harvard schooling, Henry Adams asserts that his conventional education was defective because it did not prepare him to live in a world transformed by the new science and the new technology. His intention was to write a kind of handbook to prepare "young men, in universities and elsewhere, to be men of the world, equipped for any emergency." The result is what many consider to be one of the finest autobiographies ever written."@en
  • "The great-grandson of John Adams and grandson of John Quincy Adams, Henry Adams asserts that his conventional education was defective because it did not prepare him to live in a world transformed by the new science and technology. This autobiography provides a brilliant and insightful exploration of the tumultuous age in which he lived."@en
  • "This recounts Adams' own and the country's education from 1838, the year of his birth, to 1905, incorporating the Civil War, capitalist expansion and the growth of the United States as a world power."

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  • "Biography"@en
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