Henry Adams

1885 photograph of Adams by [[William Notman]] Henry Brooks Adams (February 16, 1838 – March 27, 1918) was an American historian and a member of the Adams political family, descended from two U.S. presidents. As a young Harvard graduate, he served as secretary to his father, Charles Francis Adams, Abraham Lincoln's ambassador to the United Kingdom. The posting influenced the younger man through the experience of wartime diplomacy, and absorption in English culture, especially the works of John Stuart Mill. After the American Civil War, he became a political journalist who entertained America's foremost intellectuals at his homes in Washington and Boston.

During his lifetime, he was best known for ''The History of the United States of America 1801–1817'', a nine-volume work, praised for its literary style, command of the documentary evidence, and deep (family) knowledge of the period and its major figures. His posthumously published memoir, ''The Education of Henry Adams'', won the Pulitzer Prize and went on to be named by the Modern Library as the best English-language nonfiction book of the 20th century. Provided by Wikipedia
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    by Adams, Henry, 1838-1918
    Published 1919
    New York, The Macmillan, 1919.
    xv, 317 p. 20 cm.
  2. 2
    by Adams, Henry, 1838-1918
    Published 1880
    New York : H. Holt, 1880.
    374 p. ; 18 cm.
  3. 3
    by Adams, Henry, 1838-1918
    Published 1905
    Boston, Little, Brown, and company, 1905.
    xi, 437 p. 23 cm.
  4. 4
    by Adams, Henry, 1838-1918
    Published 1884
    New York : H. Holt, 1884.
    302 p. ; 18 cm.
  5. 5
    by Adams, Henry, 1838-1918
    Published 1891
    New York, C. Scribner's Sons, 1891.
    2 p. 1., 422 p. 19 cm.
    Also available in digital form on the Internet Archive Web site.
  6. 6
    by Adams, Henry, 1838-1918
    Published 1872
    [Washngton, D.C., The National Democratic Executive Resident Committee, 1872]
    16 p. 23 cm.
  7. 7
    by Adams, Henry, 1838-1918
    Published 1962
    New York : Antiquarian Press, 1962.
    1 online resource (p. [377]-398)
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  8. 8
    by Adams, Henry, 1838-1918
    Published 1918
    Boston : Houghton Mifflin Company, 1918.
    1 online resource (x, 519 pages)
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  9. 9
    by Adams, Henry, 1838-1918
    Published 1962
    New York : Antiquarian Press, 1962.
    1 online resource (9 v.) : maps.
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  10. 10
    by Adams, Henry, 1838-1918
    Published 1898
    Boston ; New York : Houghton Mifflin and Company, [1898]
    1 online resource (326 pages) : illustrations.
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  11. 11
    by Adams, Henry, 1838-1918
    Published 1910
    Boston : Houghton, Mifflin, c1910.
    1 online resource (326 p.) : ports.
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  12. 12
    by Gallatin, Albert, 1761-1849
    Published 1879
    Philadelphia [etc.] J. B. Lippincott, 1879.
    3 v. fold. tables. 25 cm.
    Other Authors: ...Adams, Henry, 1838-1918...
  13. 13
    Boston, J. R. Osgood, 1871.
    429 p. 20 cm.
    Other Authors: ...Adams, Henry, 1838-1918...
  14. 14
    Boston : J.R. Osgood and Company, 1871.
    429 p. ; 20 cm.
    Other Authors: ...Adams, Henry, 1838-1918...
  15. 15
    Published 1877
    Boston : Little, Brown, and Company, 1877.
    1 online resource (xi, 437 pages)
    Other Authors: ...Adams, Henry, 1838-1918...
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