Cover: Henry Adams in PAPERBACK

Henry Adams

Add to Cart

Product Details

PAPERBACK

$31.00 • £24.95 • €28.00

ISBN 9780674387362

Publication Date: 08/13/1995

Academic Trade

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

illustrations

Belknap Press

World

  • List of Illustrations*
  • 1. Brahmin Pattern
  • 2. The Grand Tour
  • 3. Witness to History
  • 4. A Golden Time
  • 5. A Young Reformer of Thirty
  • 6. Harvard College Once More
  • 7. In Quest of Historical Principles
  • 8. The Return of the Native
  • 9. Literary Debut
  • 10. European Orbit
  • 11. The Golden Age of Lafayette Square
  • 12. Portraits Past and Present
  • 13. The Forsaken Garden
  • 14. The Season of Nirvana
  • 15. History and the Posthumous Life
  • 16. The Paradoxes of Polynesia
  • 17. Between Worlds
  • 18. Journey into Chaos
  • 19. Brothers in Prophecy
  • 20. Behind the Scenes
  • 21. New England Gothic
  • 22. Thirteenth-Century Unity
  • 23. The Shield of Protection
  • 24. Schoolboy at Seventy
  • 25. Teacher of Teachers
  • 26. The Benevolent Sage
  • 27. The Abandoning Universe
  • Notes
  • Index
  • * Illustrations
    • Henry Adams, 1868. Portrait by Samuel Laurence
    • Henry Adams in Berlin, 1859 (Courtesy of the Massachusetts Historical Society)
    • Abigail Brooks Adams, 1862 (Courtesy of the Massachusetts Historical Society)
    • Charles Francis Adams, 1861 (Courtesy of the Massachusetts Historical Society)
    • Charles Francis Adams, Jr. (Courtesy of the U.S. Department of the Interior, National Park Service, Adams National Historic Site, Quincy, Massachusetts)
    • Charles Milnes Gaskell. Miniature by William Thomas Barber (Courtesy of James Milnes Gaskell)
    • Marian Hooper, 1869 (Courtesy of the Massachusetts Historical Society)
    • Henry Adams, 1875 (Courtesy of the Harvard University Archives)
    • Henry Adams and Marquis, ca. 1880 (Courtesy of the Massachusetts Historical Society)
    • The Adams House at 1603 H Street (Courtesy of the Collections of the Library of Congress)
    • Clarence King (Courtesy of the Smithsonian Institution)
    • John Hay. Photograph by Marian Adams (Courtesy of the Massachusetts Historical Society)
    • Brooks Adams (Courtesy of the Massachusetts Historical Society)
    • John La Farge. Photograph by Marian Adams (Courtesy of the Massachusetts Historical Society)
    • Elizabeth Cameron (Courtesy of Arline B. Tehan)
    • Martha Cameron (Private Collection)
    • Elizabeth Cameron, 1899. Drypoint portrait by Paul Helleu (Courtesy of the late Samuel Reber)
    • Henry Adams, 1914. Crayon drawing by John Briggs Potter (Courtesy of the Massachusetts Historical Society)
    • The Adams Memorial by Augustus Saint-Gaudens. Photograph by Raymond Davis

Recent News

Black lives matter. Black voices matter. A statement from HUP »

From Our Blog

(logo) SpeakOUT: 50th Anniversary

Speaking with SpeakOut Boston

We continue our celebration of Pride Month by talking with some of the speakers who volunteer with SpeakOUT Boston. They share their stories with a variety of audiences to foster a better understanding of the LGBTQ+ community, so we thought we’d ask them some questions of our own.