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Education of Henry Adams

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ISBN-10: 048642443X

ISBN-13: 9780486424439

Edition: 2002 (Unabridged)

Authors: Henry Adams

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As a journalist, historian and novelist born into a family that included two past US presidents, Henry Adams was inescapably a part of the American experience. This book recounts his own and the country's education from 1838 to 1905.
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Book details

List price: $8.95
Copyright year: 2002
Publisher: Dover Publications, Incorporated
Publication date: 12/3/2002
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 384
Size: 5.00" wide x 8.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.782
Language: English

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.