Harriet Martineau and the Birth of the Disciplines: reviews

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, was published by Routledge in 2016.  Many of the chapters were 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

Two reviews of the book have been published so far, by Maria Frawley in  the Review of English Studies – click here for review – and by Helen Kingstone in Journal of Victorian Culture – click here to see review