Henry Adams" concept of the American character, with an Adams bibliography
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Henry Adams" concept of the American character, with an Adams bibliography by Jeannette Ehrhart Ingrasci

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Published by s.n.] in [Saint Louis .
Written in English


  • Adams, Henry, -- 1838-1918,
  • Adams, Henry, -- 1838-1918 -- Bibliography,
  • National characteristics, American

Book details:

The Physical Object
Paginationiv, 422 leaves.
Number of Pages422
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18946897M

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The Education of Henry Adams is an autobiography that records the struggle of Bostonian Henry Adams (–), in his later years, to come to terms with the dawning 20th century, so different from the world of his youth. It is also a sharp critique of 19th-century educational theory and practice. A printing was the first to name Henry Adams as author. In late March or early April (despite Henry's lack of sympathy for Southerners and, specifically, for John Randolph), John T. Morse, Jr., the editor of the "American Statesmen" series, invited Adams to take on the project of writing the biography of the Virginia orator and. The concept is a bit quirky: Adams wanted to demonstrate in his essay, A Letter to American Teachers of History (), that the laws of thermodynamics could become the new cultural concept that would explain everything in a unified way. Combined, the conservation of energy and the dissipation of energy (the first and second laws) could be. “The voice of The Education seems to come at times from beyond the grave. It sees Henry Adams’s life span as a completed whole, as if this particular man were simply another of those vertebrate fossils lodged in their proper sediment. That the narrator himself happens to be the examined fossil doesn’t, somehow, detract from the sense of persuasive distance; it only adds a certain sharp.

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