By Harriet Martineau,Michael R. Hill

ISBN-10: 1591021723

ISBN-13: 9781591021728

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

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

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