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Martineau, Society in America 1837  

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Society in America
Martineau, Harriet
Saunders and Otley

3 volumes. xix, [1], 364; [iii]-vi, 369; [iii]-vi, 365 pp. (12mo) green half-calf with marbled boards spines ornamented in blind with gilt lettered morocco labels, marbled edges and endpapers. Second Edition.

British journalist Harriet Martineau (1802–1876) recorded her impressions of a lengthy journey through New England, the Midwest, and the antebellum South in her 1837 work Society in America. An ardent abolitionist, she is also considered to be the first female sociologist in the history of the field.

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Light wear, spines slightly sunned and rubbed, some edge and corner wear; occasional stains within; very good or better.
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