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"Education had ended in 1871, life was complete in 1890." With this paradoxical statement from The Education of Henry Adams, Adams apparently dismissed from the record twenty of the most interesting and active years of his career. Those two decades embraced the first great productive season of his literary genius and the most significant years of his emotional life. Openin ...more
Hardcover, Francis Parkman Prize Edition, 514 pages
Published October 15th 2006 (first published 1958)
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History Book Club "Francis Parkman Prize Edition" reprint of 1958

Adams, the greatest historian of the 19th century, and the grandson and great-grandson of Presidents, is also an intriguing study in class, literature, poetry, wealth, and mind. Samuels is his most famous biographer, and this reprint covers the time period of 1877 to 1890, when Adams painted his masterpiece

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History of the United States of America During the Administrations of Thomas Jefferson (Library of America)
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