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The Letters of Henry Adams Volumes 4-6, 1892-1918 by Henry Adams

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Published by Belknap Press .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Historiography,
  • General,
  • Adams, Henry,,
  • American Letters And Correspondence,
  • Biography / Autobiography,
  • French,
  • Literature: Classics,
  • USA,
  • Historians,
  • United States,
  • 1838-1918,
  • 1865-1918,
  • Civilization,
  • Correspondence

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Edition Notes

ContributionsJ. C. Levenson (Editor), Ernest Samuels (Editor), Charles Vandersee (Editor), Viola H. Winner (Editor)
The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages736
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7692962M
ISBN 100674526864
ISBN 109780674526860

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Henry Adams has books on Goodreads with ratings. Henry Adams’s most popular book is La educación de Henry Adams. Note: Citations are based on reference standards. However, formatting rules can vary widely between applications and fields of interest or study. The specific requirements or preferences of your reviewing publisher, classroom teacher, institution or organization should be applied. The Adams who emerges from these letters is far more complex, contradictory, and human than the protagonist of the The Education of Henry Adams. He writes to women about politics, economics, and science as well as social news, just as he writes to men about art as well as power. The multiplicity of his interests together with his irony and wit make his letters an engrossing record. Henry Adams: Selected Letters by Henry Adams. Belknap Press: An Imprint of Harvard University Press. Hardcover. GOOD. Spine creases, wear to binding and pages from reading. May contain limited notes, underlining or highlighting that does affect the text. Possible ex library copy, that’ll have the markings and stickers associated from the library.

Feb 12,  · Henry Adams, historian, man of letters, and author of one of the outstanding autobiographies of Western literature, The Education of Henry Adams. Adams was the product of Boston’s Brahmin class, a cultured elite that traced its lineage to Puritan New England. He was the great-grandson of John Adams. Henry Adams's letters are among the best in the language. They are, in Alfred Kazin's words, "magnificent, his most spontaneous and freest literary works." With the completion of this edition, they may well be judged his most significant achievement. "The letters are not a gloss on a life's work; in a real sense they are his life's work," the reviewer for American Literature lfcmalta.com Full text of "The Selected Letters Of Henry Adams" See other formats. Adams, Henry. Supplement to the Letters of Henry Adams. [Boston]: Massachusetts Historical Society, Two vols. Henry Adams's own writings are available in a large number of modern editions. The Library of America has published many of them in three volumes: Adams, Henry. History of the United States of America during the Administrations of.