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By Harriet Martineau,Michael R. Hill

This inviting and beautifully obtainable choice of Harriet Martineau’s essays (together with one fictional story) — culled from hard-to-find American and British guides — chronicles the existence, financial system, society, and actual terrain of the English Lake District through the mid-Victorian period. because the first girl sociologist and an astute social observer, Martineau portrays and reviews at the humans of her loved Lake District, their customs, virtues, healthiness, and social difficulties. Her many books, articles, and newspaper essays bought commonly in the course of her lifetime (1802-1876) and stay at the present time hugely readable, pointed, and instructive.

This first-class sampling of the paintings of a pioneering sociologist and proficient author, occasionally in comparison to Thoreau, could be of significant curiosity to sociologists, students and scholars of women’s reviews, and travelers of England’s Lake District.

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