Brooks Adams Further Reading - Essay

Further Reading

(Twentieth-Century Literary Criticism)


Beringause, Arthur F. Brooks Adams: A Biography. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1955, 404 pp.

Defends Adams as a philosophical progenitor of Oswald Spengler, author of The Decline of Western Civilization, and credits Adams as the first historian to apply a scientific formula to the explanation of history.

Nagle, Paul C. Descent from Glory: Four Generations of the John Adams Family. New York: Oxford University Press, 1983, 400 p.

Examines the dynamics of the Adams's dynasty, and dedicates a chapter to Brooks Adams.


Aaron, Daniel. "Theodore Roosevelt and Brooks...

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