New article: Gender Revolution in a Malthusian Utopia: Harriet Martineau’s world of Garveloch by Catherine Heyrendt-Sherman

English abstract: Harriet Martineau (1802–1876), sociologist, historian and novelist, was also a talented populariser. Illustrations of Political Economy (1832–1834) is her attempt to make Malthusian and Ricardian theories accessible to…

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New book by Martineau Society member: Mrs. Gaskell’s Personal Pantheon by Robert G. Gamble

This book vividly presents previously undiscovered biographical information about Elizabeth Gaskell, the author of Mary Barton, Cranford, The Life of Charlotte Brontë, and Wives and Daughters. It also provides much contextual material about Harriet Martineau,…

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