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Henry Adams

Selected Letters

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HARDCOVER

$78.00 • £62.95 • €70.00

ISBN 9780674387577

Publication Date: 02/01/1992

Short

608 pages

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

16 halftones and 2 line drawings on a 12-page black & white insert

Belknap Press

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  • List of Illustrations*
  • Abbreviations
  • I. Apprentice Years, 1858–1868
  • II. The Conquest of a Reputation, 1868–1885
  • III. In Search of Nirvana, 1886–1892
  • IV. A Faustian Traveler, 1891–1899
  • V. Conservative Christian Anarchist, 1899–1905
  • VI. The Benevolent Sage, 1906–1918
  • Genealogy of the Adams Family
  • Chronology
  • Acknowledgments
  • Index
  • * Illustrations
    • 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 Wiliam 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

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