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Henry Adams: scientific historian.

William H. Jordy

Henry Adams: scientific historian.

by William H. Jordy

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Published by Yale University Press in New Haven .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Adams, Henry, 1838-1918.

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. 291-317.

    SeriesYale historical publications., Studies, 16
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsE175.5 .A1755
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxv, 327 p. ;
    Number of Pages327
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6109516M
    LC Control Number52005362
    OCLC/WorldCa427157

    Henry Adams: History of the United States During the Administrations of Jefferson and Madison (two volumes) Edited by Earl Harbert “Adams had a keen insight into character and a keen interest in the part played in politics by individual psychology. Buy Henry Adams: scientific historian 1st thus by Jordy, William H (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible : William H Jordy.

    Title / Author Type Language Date / Edition Publication; 1. Henry Adams: scientific historian: 1. Adams has spent most of the last third of his book dealing with new science; to the reader's benefit, he is also concerned with international politics. Here, the author uses the term vis nova (new force) to describe not only scientific advance but also the new role of the United States in the international scene. Returning from Paris, Henry is.

    The Great Success Who 'Failed' in Everything He Tried; HENRY ADAMS: Scientific Historian. By William H. Jordy. pp. New Haven: Yale University Press. $5. Henry Adams (–), journalist, novelist, and historian, was the great-grandson of John Adams and grandson of John Quincy Adams, both presidents of the United States. A professor of medieval history at Harvard whose areas of research were wide-ranging, he was deeply interested in the evolution of democracy in the United : Henry Adams.


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When it came to reducing human history to scientific law, perhaps no one is surpassed by the American historian Henry Adams () – he believed that human history could be explained by an already existing law of physics: The Second Law of Thermodynamics. Henry Adams: scientific historian.

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Find more information about: OCLC Number: Description: xxiii, pages ; 20 cm. Henry Adams, in full Henry Brooks Adams, (born FebruBoston—died MaWashington, D.C.), historian, man of letters, and author of one of the outstanding autobiographies of Western literature, The Education of Henry Adams.

Read More on This Topic American literature: Henry Adams. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Jordy, William H. Henry Adams: scientific historian. New Haven, Yale University Press, (OCoLC) Shelves: us, ce, nonfiction, autobiography, memoir, history, politics Epistemological inquiry in the form of self-denigrating autobiography.

Written in the third person, at times overbearingly acerbic. Author Henry Adams was grandson of President John Quincy Adams and great-grandson of President John Adams/5.

Despite Adams's self-effacing claims to the contrary, Henry is an effective, innovative teacher and editor. He pioneers the use of the seminar system, advocates the study of American history, introduces graduate studies in history, and encourages student evaluations as well as the keeping of journals.

Mont Saint Michel and Chartres is a book written by the American historian and scholar Henry Adams (–). Adams wrote this book, a meditative reflection on medieval culture, well after his historical masterpiece, The History of the United States of America (–).Whereas the latter is a serious academic work of history, Mont Saint Michel and Chartres is far more whimsical, a.

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Get this from a library. Henry Adams: scientific historian. [A reduced photographic reprint of the edition ofwith an additional preface.]. [William Henry JORDY; Henry Brooks ADAMS]. New Haven: Yale University Press, Henry Adams proved himself a scientific historian but felt the aesthetic side of his personality rebelled against this scientism.

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Ina new medal and process was announced that aligns with the original resolution that established this award. Adams speaks of himself in third person and by the time we get to the quote in question he is discussing Henry's first nine months as an Assistant Professor in History at Harvard.