Education of Henry Adams : Webster's German Thesaurus Edition

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  • Copyright: 2006-03-31
  • Publisher: Lightning Source Inc

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Webster's edition of this classic is organized to expose the reader to a maximum number of difficult and potentially ambiguous English words. Rare or idiosyncratic words and expressions are given lower priority compared to "difficult, yet commonly used" words. Rather than supply a single translation, many words are translated for a variety of meanings in German, allowing readers to better grasp the ambiguity of English, and avoid them using the notes as a pure translation crutch. Having the reader decipher a word's meaning within context serves to improve vocabulary retention and understanding. Each page covers words not already highlighted on previous pages. If a difficult word is not translated on a page, chances are that it has been translated on a previous page.

Table of Contents

Preface from the Editorp. 1
Editor's Prefacep. 2
Prefacep. 5
Quincy (1838-1848)p. 7
Boston (1848-1854)p. 25
Washington (1850-1854)p. 40
Harvard college (1854-1858)p. 53
Berlin (1858-1859)p. 68
Rome (1859-1860)p. 79
Treason (1860-1861)p. 94
Diplomacy (1861)p. 105
Foes Or Friends (1862)p. 121
Political Morality (1862)p. 137
The Battle Of The Rams (1863)p. 158
Eccentricity (1863)p. 170
The Perfection Of Human Society (1864)p. 183
Dilettantism (1865-1866)p. 196
Darwinism (1867-1868)p. 210
The Press (1868)p. 222
President Grant (1869)p. 238
Free Fight (1869-1870)p. 250
Chaos (1870)p. 264
Failure (1871)p. 278
Twenty Years After (1892)p. 292
Chicago (1893)p. 308
Silence (1894-1898)p. 322
Indian Summer (1898-1899)337
The Dynamo And The Virgin (1900)p. 352
Twilight (1901)p. 363
Teufelsdrockh (1901)p. 374
The height of knowledge (1902)p. 387
The Abyss Of Ignorance (1902)p. 396
VIS Inertiae (1903)p. 406
The Grammar Of Science (1903)p. 418
VIS NOVA (1903-1904)p. 430
A Dynamic Theory Of History (1904)p. 441
A Law Of Acceleration (1904)p. 455
Nunc Age (1905)p. 464
Glossaryp. 470
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