Henry Adams has been called an indispensable figure in American thought. Although he famously "took his own life" in the autobiographical Education of Henry Adams , his letters--more intimate and unbuttoned, though hardly unselfconscious--are themselves indispensable for an understanding of the man and his times. This selection, the first based on the authoritative 6-volume Letters , represents every major private and public event in Adams's life from 1858 to 1918 and confirms his reputation as one of the greatest letter ...

Henry Adams: Selected Letters 1992, Belknap Press, Cambridge

ISBN-13: 9780674387577

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