The education of henry adams is an autobiography that records the struggle of bostonian henry adams 1838 1918 in his later years to come to terms with the dawning 20th century so different from the world of his youth it is also a sharp critique of 19th century educational theory and practice in 1907 adams began privately circulating . The education of henry adams is the pulitzer prize winning autobiography of henry adams the education is much more a record of adamss introspection than of his deeds it is an extended meditation on the social technological political and intellectual changes that occurred over adamss lifetime. The education of henry adams is just that ie the education of henry adams but as he uses the word it denotes a never ending process between the two parentheses of birth and death but as he uses the word it denotes a never ending process between the two parentheses of birth and death. Rather the figure called henry adams is merely a manikin on which the clothing of education is to be draped outfit after outfit to demonstrate whether the attire fits or not that is whether the education turns out to be useful. Henry adams written in the third person adams contemplates his privileged background mirrored in the realities of the burgeoning twentieth century choosing not to follow in the footsteps of his influential family which included presidents john adams and john quincy adams henry dedicated his life to observation education and writing
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