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Books by HENRY ADAMS

Born in 1838 into one of the oldest and most distinguished families in Boston, a family which had produced two American presidents, Henry Adams had the opportunity to pursue a wide-ranging variety of intellectual interests during the course of his life. Functioning both in the world of practical men and afffairs (as a journalist and an assistant to his father, who was an American diplomat in Washinton and London), and in the world of ideas (as a prolific writer, the editor of the prestigious North American Review, and a professor of medieval, european, and American history at Harvard), Adams was one of the few men of his era who attempted to understand art, thought, culture, and history as one complex force field of interacting energies. His two masterworks in this dazzling effort are Mont Saint Michel and Chartres and The Education of Henry Adams, published one after the other in 1904 and 1907. Taken together they may be read as Adams' spiritual autobiography--two monumental volumes in which he attempts to bring together into a vast synthesis all of his knowledge of politics, economics, psychology, science, philosophy, art, and literature in order to attempt to understand the individual's place in history and society. They constitute one of the greatest historical and philosophical meditations on the human condition in all of literature.

Raymond Carney is well known for his writing on the relationships between American art, thought, and culture. He has been a Fellow of the National Endowment for the Humanities, served as an artistic consultant to the Whitney Museum of American Art, and written extensively on American and British poetry, ficiton, drama, dance, painting, and film. His two most recent books are American Dreaming (University of California Press) and Figures of Desire (Cambridge University Press). He teaches at Middlebury College in Vermont.

Mont-Saint-Michel and Chartres By HENRY ADAMS
Mont-Saint-Michel and Chartresby HENRY ADAMS
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Adams' Building Construction By Henry Adams
Adams' Building Constructionby Henry Adams
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Mont-Saint-Michel and Chartres By Henry Adams
Mont-Saint-Michel and Chartresby Henry Adams
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The Education of Henry Adams By Henry Adams
The Education of Henry Adamsby Henry Adams
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Democracy By Henry Adams
Democracyby Henry Adams
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The Education of Henry Adams By Henry Adams
The Education of Henry Adamsby Henry Adams
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Esther By Henry Adams
Estherby Henry Adams
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Mont-Saint-Michel and Chartres By Henry Adams
Mont-Saint-Michel and Chartresby Henry Adams
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The Education of Henry Adams By Henry Adams
The Education of Henry Adamsby Henry Adams
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The Education of Henry Adams By Henry Adams
The Education of Henry Adamsby Henry Adams
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Mont-Saint-Michel and Chartres By Henry Adams
Mont-Saint-Michel and Chartresby Henry Adams
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The Education of Henry Adams By Henry Adams
The Education of Henry Adamsby Henry Adams
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Esther By Henry Adams
Estherby Henry Adams
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History of the United States of America By Henry Adams
History of the United States of Americaby Henry Adams
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Mont St. Michel and Chartres By Henry Adams
Mont St. Michel and Chartresby Henry Adams
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Mont Saint Michel and Chartres By Henry Adams
Mont Saint Michel and Chartresby Henry Adams
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Democracy, an American Novel By Henry Adams
Democracy, an American Novelby Henry Adams
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Democracy an American Novel By Henry Adams
Democracy an American Novelby Henry Adams
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John Randolph By Henry Adams
John Randolphby Henry Adams
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Democracy By Henry Adams
Democracyby Henry Adams
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The Education of Henry Adams By Henry Adams
The Education of Henry Adamsby Henry Adams
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Strains In Ironwork By Henry Adams
Strains In Ironworkby Henry Adams
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The Education Of Henry Adams By Henry Adams
The Education Of Henry Adamsby Henry Adams
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Democracy, an American Novel By Henry Adams
Democracy, an American Novelby Henry Adams
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Democracy By Henry Adams
Democracyby Henry Adams
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The Education of Henry Adams By Henry Adams
The Education of Henry Adamsby Henry Adams
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Democracy By Henry Adams
Democracyby Henry Adams
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The Sewerage Of Sea Coast Towns By Henry Adams
The Sewerage Of Sea Coast Townsby Henry Adams
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Esther By Henry Adams
Estherby Henry Adams
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The Formative Years: Vol. I & II By Henry Adams
The Formative Years: Vol. I & IIby Henry Adams
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What's American About American Art? By Henry Adams
What's American About American Art?by Henry Adams
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The Education of Henry Adams By Henry Adams
The Education of Henry Adamsby Henry Adams
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Lilies By Henry Adams
Liliesby Henry Adams
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Democracy By Henry Adams
Democracyby Henry Adams
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Democracy an American Novel By Henry Adams
Democracy an American Novelby Henry Adams
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The Education of Henry Adams By Henry Adams
The Education of Henry Adamsby Henry Adams
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