The Resource The education of Henry Adams, Henry Adams, (electronic resource)

The education of Henry Adams, Henry Adams, (electronic resource)

Label
The education of Henry Adams
Title
The education of Henry Adams
Statement of responsibility
Henry Adams
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Few works have so firmly established their position in American literature as The Education of Henry Adams. As a man of extraordinary gifts and learning and a member of one of the greatest American families, Henry Adams wrote an insightful exploration of himself and the tumultuous age in which he lived. In the words of Van Wyck Brooks, he "revealed a phase of American history with unparalleled boldness and truth." In spite of his illustrious background and Harvard schooling, Henry Adams asserts that his conventional education was defective because it did not prepare him to live in a world transformed by the new science and the new technology. His intention was to write a kind of handbook to prepare "young men, in universities and elsewhere, to be men of the world, equipped for any emergency." The result is what many consider to be one of the finest autobiographies ever written
Summary
The American historian reflects on his own life and educational experiences and illuminates events in the nineteenth century
Accompanying matter
technical information on music
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10136825
Cataloging source
Midwest
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1838-1918
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Adams, Henry
Dewey number
  • 973.07202
  • 920
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Literary text for sound recordings
other
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Read by Wolfram Kandinsky
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  • Kandinsky, Wolfram
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True
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Historians
Target audience
adult
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Label
The education of Henry Adams, Henry Adams, (electronic resource)
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unknown
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digital storage
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unknown
Control code
MWT10077755
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Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (1 audio file (21hr., 45 min.))
File format
unknown
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
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Digital content provided by hoopla
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Isbn
9781483073835
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(sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
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digital.
Publisher number
MWT10077755
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unknown
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access
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sound
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digital recording
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  • other
  • remote
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other
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
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not applicable
Label
The education of Henry Adams, Henry Adams, (electronic resource)
Link
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Color
not applicable
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Control code
MWT10077755
Dimensions
  • not applicable
  • unknown
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (1 audio file (21hr., 45 min.))
File format
unknown
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781483073835
Isbn Type
(sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
not applicable
Kind of material
unknown
Level of compression
unknown
Other physical details
digital.
Publisher number
MWT10077755
Quality assurance targets
unknown
Reformatting quality
access
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Speed
other
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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