Dogs and Society: new book by Mary Jo Deegan and Michael Hill

Mary Jo Deegan and Michael Hill have edited a small book on “Dogs and Society” that includes Harriet Martineau’s essay on dogs.  The book is available as a free download from Zea E-Books, the digital publishing initiative of the University of Nebraska-Lincoln Libraries.  Here’s the link:

Harriet Martineau and the Birth of the Disciplines: new book

A new collection on Harriet Martineau entitled Harriet Martineau and the Birth of the Disciplines  and edited by two Martineau Society members, Valerie Sanders and Gaby Weiner, has recently been published by Routledge.  Many of the chapters have been written by  Martineau Society members; for example, Lesa Scholl on Autobiography, Ruth Watts on Education, John Vint and Keiko Funaki on Political Economy, Susan Hoecker-Drysdale on Sociology, Sharon Connor on Fiction, Beth Torgerson on Psychology, Gaby Weiner on Feminism, Valerie Sanders on Journalism,  Iain Crawford on Travel Writing and John Warren on Childhood. For details and to order, please click here