The Education of Henry Adams (Hardcover)

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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.
Product Details
ISBN: 9781595475398
ISBN-10: 1595475397
Publisher: NuVision Publications
Publication Date: February 13th, 2009
Pages: 380
Language: English