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The education of Henry Adams :an autobiography.

Collection Type
Books
Originator
Adams, Henry, 1838-1918.
Lodge, Henry Cabot, 1850-1924.
Massachusetts Historical Society.
Riverside Press (Cambridge, Mass.),
Publication
Boston : Houghton Mifflin
Contents
Editor's preface / Henry Cabot Lodge -- Quincy (1838-1848) -- Boston (1848-1854) -- Washington (1850-1854) -- Harvard College (1854-1858) -- Berlin (1858-1859) -- Rome (1859-1860) -- Treason (1860-1861) -- Diplomacy (1861) -- Foes or friends (1862) -- Political morality (1862) -- The battle of the rams (1863) -- Eccentricity (1863) -- The perfection of human society (1864) -- Dilettantism (1865-1866) -- Darwinism (1867-1868) -- The press (1868) -- President Grant (1869) -- Free fight (1869-1870) -- Chaos (1870) -- Failure (1871) -- Twenty years after (1892) -- Chicago (1893) -- Silence (1894-1898) -- Indian summer (1898-1899) -- The dynamo and the virgin (1900) -- Twilight (1901) -- Teufelsdröckh (1901) -- The height of knowledge (1902) -- The abyss of ignorance (1902) -- Vis inertiae (1903) -- The grammar of science (1903) -- Vis nova (1903-1904) -- A dynamic theory of history (1904) -- A law of acceleration (1904) -- Nunc age (1905).
Date
1918
Description
Henry Adams (great-grandson of John Adams and grandson of John Quincy 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 an insightful exploration of the tumultuous age in which he lived.
x, 517 pages ; 22 cm
Notes
Gift of Catherine Coolidge Lastavica
Includes index.
GUSN
319828
Call Number
CPT CPT-01-110.409
Other People and Orgs
Adams, Henry
Adams, Henry, 1838-1918.
Descriptive terms
Autobiographie.
Historians
Historians.
Material Type
Biography.
Places
United States
United States.

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