Henry Adams and the Making of America
Author : Garry Wills
Publisher : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Total Pages : 490
Release : 2007-08
ISBN 10 : 0618872663
ISBN 13 : 9780618872664
Language : EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Henry Adams and the Making of America Book Description:

A profile of nineteenth-century historian Henry Adams assesses his influence on the study of history, discussing his use of archival sources, firsthand reportage, and eyewitness accounts that transformed historical study.


Henry Adams and the Making of America
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A profile of nineteenth-century historian Henry Adams assesses his influence on the study of history, discussing his use of archival sources, firsthand reportag
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