Celebiography.net

Herbert Baxter Adams

Picture of Herbert Baxter Adams

Methods of study of historical subjectsAdams was a junior researcher (History) at Johns Hopkins University (Johns Hopkins University) in the period from 1876 to 1878 - th - th, assistant professor from 1878 to 1883 - th - th,and then in 1883 became an associate professor. He is credited with successes in learning policies in the social sciences.

Herbert Baxter Adams, son of Nathaniel Dickinson Adams (Nathaniel Dickinson Adams) and Harriet Adams (Harriet Adams), was born on April 16, 1850 th, in Shatsberi, Massachusetts (Shutesbury, Massachusetts).From the mother`s side he was a descendant of colonist Thomas Hastings (Thomas Hastings),

who came from the region of East Anglia (East Anglia) in the colony of Massachusetts Bay (Massachusetts Bay) in 1634 - m. Initial education received by Herbert in Amherst (Amherst) and private high school called the Academy Phillips Exeter (Phillips Exeter Academy).He graduated from Amherst College in 1872m, and received his doctorate in philosophy at Heidelberg, Germany (Heidelberg, Germany), in 1876.

Adams was a junior researcher (History) at Johns Hopkins University (Johns Hopkins University) in the period from 1876 to 1878 - th - th, assistant professor from 1878 to 1883 - th - th,and then in 1883 became an associate professor. He is credited with successes in learning policies in the social sciences.

In the same University from 1880 th he conducted his famous seminars on history, through which passed much of the new generation of American historians. Adams made the author of the tutorial series,It is known as the `Studies of Johns Hopkins University in history and political nauke` (` Johns Hopkins Studies in Historical and Political Science`).

In 1884 he announced himself to the American Historical Association (American Historical Association), which until 1900 remained secretary until he became the first vice -president of the association. His works have historical themes introduced scientific methods of investigation, influenced the minds of many historians, including Frederick Jackson Turner (Frederick Jackson Turner) and John Spencer Bassett (John Spencer Bassett).In 1893 Adams wrote his `Life and Writings of Jared Sparks` of the North American historian Jared Sparks (Jared Sparks), as well as in the course of his life he was made by the author of numerous articles and influential studies of social sciences.

In 1873 he went to Europe - and dedicated to travel and study abroad for three years.Among his major works of the period - `The Germanic Origin of the New England Towns`,` Saxon Tithing-Men in America`, `Norman Constables in America`,` Methods of Historical Study` and others. All these works were published in the `Studies at Johns Hopkins University in history and political nauke`.Although Adams did not made a special contribution to the development of the history of education, at the initial stage of its investigation it turned out to be very useful. He also edited a series of historical `Contributions to American Educational History`, which is responsible for the distribution of the American Bureau of Education (USBureau of Education).

Herbert B. Adams died on July 30, 1901 th, at the age of 51 years. In his honor, it was named student residence `Adams House` at Johns Hopkins University. In addition, the American Historical Association has established a prize to them. Herbert Baxter Adams.

Pictures of Herbert Baxter Adams more

Appuhn, Karl, Associate Professor of Department of Environmental ..._2
Individual ambition is undoubtedly a strong motive in student work ..._1
John Russell Wood, 70, noted historian with eclectic interests ..._3
Johns Hopkins history project gets a new virtual home, Hopkins ..._7
Participants – Empire Socialism Jews 3_4
Participants – Empire Socialism Jews 3_6
Sophie Dupré_10
The Adams Family  Hankering for History_5
The History Book Club  PHILOSOPHY AND POLITICS WE ARE OPEN ..._8
The Johns Hopkins University studies in historical and political ..._9