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Henry Adams
At the utmost, the active-minded young man should ask of his teacher only mastery of his tools…. Once acquired, the tools and models may be thrown away.
Preface, The Education of Henry Adams
Henry
Adams
Henry Adams (1838–1918)
 
An American historian; born in Boston, Feb. 16, 1838; died in 1918; grandson of J. Q. Adams. He was for some time editor of the North American Review, and professor of history in Harvard College.—Continue at Reader’s Dictionary of Authors.
 
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The Education of Henry Adams
The honest and probing autobiography of one man’s life in relation to the world around him.
 
 
ANTHOLOGIZED SELECTIONS
 
The Auspices of the War of 1812
What the War of 1812 Demonstrated
The Battle between the Constitution and the Guerrière
Breaking in a President
Jefferson
The American of 1800
 
WRITINGS ABOUT ADAMS
 
Henry Adams,” Mont Saint Michel and Chartres; The Education of Henry Adams and The Education of Henry Adams
Selections from the Cambridge History of American Literature.
Critical and Biographical Introduction
 
 
QUOTATIONS
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