Rather than add to these volumes, The Epic of America paints a sweeping In this important narrative, James Truslow Adams reviews how the. The Epic of America. Front Cover. James Truslow Adams. Greenwood Press, – History – Bibliographic information. QR code for The Epic of America. The Epic of America paints a sweeping picture of the diverse past that has created Americaʹs national story. In this important narrative, James Truslow Adams.

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His paternal grandfather William Newton Adams Sr.

It is not a dream of motor cars and high wages merely, but a dream of social order in which each man and each woman shall be able to attain to the fullest stature of which they are innately capable, and be recognized by others for what they are, regardless of the fortuitous circumstances of birth or position.

The North Begins to Hustle. AfterAdams was active in the American Academy of Arts and Letters [14] serving as both chancellor and treasurer of that organization.

Who’s who of Pulitzer Prize Winners. The Epic of America. New England in the republic, He wrote popular books and magazine articles in a steady stream. See also Benjamin Hunnicutt, Free Time: In his “The Epic of America”, published inAdams attempted to address the historic development and philosophic vision of America.


Transaction PublishersMay 1, – History – pages. Revolutionary New England, InAllan Nevins published his biography of Adams: His first books–“Memorials of Old Bridgehampton” and “History of the Town of Southampton” –established him as a credible historian.

America Secedes from the Empire.

James Truslow Adams

He entered investment banking, rising to partner in a New York Stock Exchange member firm. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.

The Nation Finds Itself. Buy From Transaction Publishers Amazon. Little, Brown and Company.

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Judges–Selection and appointment–United States–Historyth century. For other people named James Adams, see James Adams disambiguation. Our business civilization; some aspects of American culture.

His father had been born in CaracasVenezuela. In the complications of modern life and with our increased accumulation of knowledge, it doubtless helps greatly to compress some years of experience into far fewer years by studying for a particular trade or profession in an institution; but that fact should not blind us to another—namely, that in so doing we are learning a trade or a profession, but are not getting a liberal education as human beings.

Manifest Destiny Lays a Golden Egg. He is equally interested in the whole of American history, how it began, and what it represented in the first half of the twentieth century. Adams wrote biographical sketches of famous historians for the “Dictionary of American Biography”. The Founding Of New England.


For most of us it is essential that we should make a living One should teach us how to make a living and the other how to live. Historian of the American Dream”.

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His Epic of America was an international bestseller, and was included in Life Magazine’s list of the outstanding books of Adams grew increasingly conscious of how different an American is now from the man or woman of any other advanced nation. An Atlantic Monthly Press Book. In eoic course, Adams gave up writing in favor of editing, working on such titles as the “Dictionary of American History”, the “Atlas of American History”, and jamess “Album of American History”.

While in London he published two collections of essays: