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Author: Harriet Martineau; Linda H Peterson
Publisher: Peterborough, Ont. : Broadview Press, ©2007.
Series: Nineteenth-century British autobiographies.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Harriet Martineau lived an extraordinary literary life. She became a reviewer and journalist in the 1820s when her family's fortune collapsed; published a best-selling series, Illustrations of Political Economy (1832-34), that made her fame and fortune by the age of thirty; overcame a hearing disability to become a "literary lion" in London society; toured the United States and wrote two founding texts of sociology
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Genre/Form: Autobiographie
Autobiographies
Biographies
Biography
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Martineau, Harriet, 1802-1876.
Autobiography.
Peterborough, Ont. : Broadview Press, ©2007
(OCoLC)607094703
Online version:
Martineau, Harriet, 1802-1876.
Autobiography.
Peterborough, Ont. : Broadview Press, ©2007
(OCoLC)608173177
Named Person: Harriet Martineau; Harriet Martineau; Harriet Martineau; Harriet Martineau; Harriet Martineau
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Harriet Martineau; Linda H Peterson
ISBN: 9781551115559 1551115557
OCLC Number: 75087588
Description: 741 pages : illustrations, portraits ; 22 cm
Series Title: Nineteenth-century British autobiographies.
Responsibility: Harriet Martineau ; edited by Linda H. Peterson.

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"In a field dominated by male practitioners, Martineau's uncompromising account of her life, relationships, travels, and illnesses deserves much wider recognition." -- Valerie R. Sanders, University  Read more...

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