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Harriet Martineau

Harriet Martineau (12 June 1802 – 27 June 1876) was an English social theorist and Whig writer, often cited as the first female sociologist.

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Erasmus Alvey Darwin - Harriet Martineau
... pamphlet-sized parts by the fiercely independent literary Whig Harriet Martineau, and telling him that "Erasmus knows her is a very great admirer every body reads her ... around intellectual dinner parties, spending his days with Miss Martineau ... Charles wrote that "Erasmus is just returned from driving out Miss Martineau.— Our only protection from so admirable a sister-in-law is in her ...
List Of Liberal Theorists - From Locke To Mill - Harriet Martineau
... Harriet Martineau (United Kingdom, 1802–1876) Some literature Illustrations of Political Economy, 1832–1834 Theory and Practice of Society in America, 1837 The Martyr Age of the United States, 1839 ...
Harriet Martineau - Death
... Harriet Martineau died at "The Knoll" on 27 June 1876 ... of her mother's affection, as well as strong devotion to her brother James Martineau, a theologian ...

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    Fidelity to conscience is inconsistent with retiring modesty. If it be so, let the modesty succumb. It can be only a false modesty which can be thus endangered.
    Harriet Martineau (1802–1876)

    The sum and substance of female education in America, as in England, is training women to consider marriage as the sole object in life, and to pretend that they do not think so.
    —Harriet Martineau (1802–1876)

    Many Americans imagine simpler times even as a storm of social change swirls about, blowing parents here and children there. Sure, the 1950s ideal world would be wonderful. But knock on the nation’s doors: Ozzie and Harriet are seldom at home.
    Leslie Dreyfous (20th century)