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The 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 Details

ISBN: 9789568530341
ISBN-10: 9568530347
Format: Paperback / softback
(246mm x 189mm x 11mm)
Imprint: www.bnpublishing.com
Publisher: www.bnpublishing.com
Publish Date: 12-Nov-2007
Country of Publication: United States


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