The Education of Henry Adams
By (author) Henry Adams
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Education of Henry Adams by Henry Adams
Book DescriptionThe Education is much more a record of Adams's introspection than of his deeds. It is an extended meditation on the social, technological, political, and intellectual changes that occurred over Adams's lifetime. Adams concluded that his traditional education failed to help him come to terms with these rapid changes; hence his need for self-education. The organizing thread of the book is how the "proper" schooling and other aspects of his youth, was time wasted; thus his search for self-education through experiences, friendships, and reading.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9789568530341
Paperback / softback
(246mm x 189mm x 11mm)
Publish Date: 12-Nov-2007
Country of Publication: United States
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