Registrace | Přihlášení

Košík je zatím prázdný

Měna:

czk

THE EDUCATION OF HENRY ADAMS (Oxford World´s Classics New Edition)

Autor:

(Produkt nebyl zatím hodnocen)

Napsat recenzi

Vydavatel:
Publikováno: 2009
Formát: paperback
Cena: 214 Kč běžně 238 Kč
Přidat 'THE EDUCATION OF HENRY ADAMS (Oxford World´s Classics New Edition)' do košíku

Dostupnost:

nebo Hlídající pes, Doporučit známému, Položit dotaz prodejci, Přidat do oblíbených

Anotace

As a journalist, historian, and novelist born into a family that included two past Presidents, Henry Adams was forever focused on the experiences and expectations unique to America. A prompt bestseller and Pulitzer Prize-winner, The Education of Henry Adams (1918) recounts his own and his country's development from 1838--the year Adams was born--up to 1905, thus incorporating the Civil War, unprecedented capitalist expansion, and the growth of the United States as a world power. Adams considered the nation both a success and a failure, and this paradox was the very impetus that compelled him to set down his Education--in the pages of which he also voiced a deep skepticism about mankind's ability to control the direction of history. Written with immense wit and irony, reassembling the past while glimpsing at the future, this book wholly expresses what Henry James declared the "complex fate" of being an American. Adams's thoroughly documented vision remains one of the most absorbing American autobiographies ever written.

Kategorie

Knihovnické kódy

  • ISBN: 0199552363
  • EAN: 9780199552368

Zákazníci si zakoupili s tímto produktem

Nová recenze

Podělte se o svůj názor na tento titul s ostatními čtenáři.

Otázka proti spamu



Přihlášení uživatele