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Henry Adams (1) [1838–1918]

This page covers the author of The Education of Henry Adams.

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Henry Adams was born in Boston, Massachusetts on February 16, 1838, the son of American diplomat Charles Francis Adams and grandson of President John Quincy Adams. Educated at Harvard University, he worked in Washington, D.C., as his father's secretary before embarking on a career in journalism and later in teaching. A prominent American historian, he wrote several important historical works. His works include The Education of Henry Adams, Mont-Saint-Michel and Chartres, Esther: A Novel, and Democracy: An American Novel. He died on March 27, 1918 at the age of 80. (Bowker Author Biography)
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The Education of Henry Adams 2,638 copies, 42 reviews
Mont-Saint-Michel and Chartres 1,037 copies, 12 reviews
Democracy: An American Novel 445 copies, 13 reviews
John Randolph 72 copies, 1 review
Esther 49 copies
The War of 1812 36 copies
The life of Albert Gallatin 14 copies, 1 review
The Best American Essays of the Century (Contributor) 723 copies, 4 reviews
Americans in Paris: A Literary Anthology (Contributor) 282 copies, 3 reviews
The Portable Conservative Reader (Contributor) 203 copies, 1 review
Modern American Memoirs (Contributor) 180 copies, 2 reviews
Classic Essays in English (Contributor) 22 copies
An Autobiography of America (Contributor) 4 copies
Letters of John Hay and Extracts from Diary (Editor, some editions) 2 copies
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