Harriet Martineau and America selected letters from the Reinhard S. Speck Collection by Martineau, Harriet

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Published by Friends of the Bancroft Library in Berkeley, Calif .

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Statementedited with an introduction by R.A. Burchell.
SeriesSeries of keepsakes issued for its members by the Friends of the Babcroft Library -- no.41
ContributionsBurchell, R. A. 1941-, Bancroft Library. Reinhard S. Speck Collection.
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Open LibraryOL17580227M

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Society in America by Harriet Martineau. Publication date Publisher Saunders and Otley Collection americana Digitizing sponsor Google Book from the collections of Harvard University Language English Volume 1.

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Martineau in America In toHarriet Martineau took a month trip to America for her health. She traveled extensively, visiting many luminaries including former president James Madison. She published two books about her travels, Society in America in and A Retrospect of Western Travel in Harriet Martineau.

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