Public Program, Online Event, Author Talk The Last American Aristocrat: The Brilliant Life and Improbable Education of Henry Adams 8 April 2021.Thursday, 5:30PM - 6:30PM This is an online program David S. Brown, Elizabethtown College Image entitled /2012/juniper/assets/section37/Winter_2021/mha_photo6_2_1_work_lg.jpg

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Historian David Brown sheds light on the life and times of Henry Adams, perhaps the most eclectic Image entitled /2012/juniper/assets/section37/Winter_2021/the-last-american-aristocrat-9781982128234_hr.jpg accomplished and important American writer of his time. His autobiography and modern classic The Education of Henry Adams was widely considered one of the best English-language nonfiction books of the 20th century. The last member of his distinguished family—after great-grandfather John Adams, and grandfather John Quincy Adams—to gain national attention, he is remembered today as an historian, a political commentator, and a memoirist. Presenting intimate and insightful details of a fascinating and unusual American life and a new window on nineteenth century US history, Brown offers us a more “modern” and “human” Henry Adams than ever before.