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History of Political Economy (2009) 41 (1): 215–217.
Published: 01 March 2009
... 10.1215/00182702-2008-046 Family Fictions and Family Facts: Harriet Martineau, Adolphe Quetelet, and the Population Question in England, 1798–1859. By Brian P. Cooper. Abingdon, U.K.: Routledge. xiv; 294 pp. $60.00. As an unintended consequence of Malthus’s Whiggish polemic against Godwin’s...
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History of Political Economy (2023) 55 (S1): 55–74.
Published: 01 December 2023
...Evelyn L. Forget Abstract This article examines emerging concepts of objectivity in the work of Harriet Martineau and Henry Mayhew. It focuses on Martineau's How to Observe Morals and Manners (1838) and Mayhew's London Labour and the London Poor (1861), documenting how ideas about objectivity...
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History of Political Economy (2024) 56 (2): 259–289.
Published: 01 April 2024
...Robert Rich Abstract In 1832 Harriet Martineau began writing a series of fictional tales intended to illustrate the principles of political economy. By 1834 monthly sales numbers for the series were prolific and Martineau was gaining an international reputation. The Illustrations of Political...
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History of Political Economy (2010) 42 (4): 653–677.
Published: 01 November 2010
.... This article examines four women—Emilie du Châtelet, Sophie de Grouchy, Clémence Royer, and Harriet Martineau—who translated political economy between English and French from the mid-eighteenth to the mid-nineteenth centuries, and it argues that these translators saw their work as an opportunity...
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History of Political Economy (2012) 44 (suppl_1): 206–225.
Published: 01 December 2012
...Craufurd D. Goodwin Some novelists in the nineteenth century, for example Harriet Martineau and Charles Dickens, used fiction to illustrate the economic behavior postulated by the early political economists and their critics. “Realist” novelists later in this century and into the twentieth examined...
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History of Political Economy (1977) 9 (2): 296.
Published: 01 June 1977
..., and a discussion of two “neurotic” novels by authors best known for other con- tributions, Harriet Martineau and Laurence Oliphant. The book is appropri- ately considered here because it brings us both a general reminder of the strong social and economically critical thrust of much Victorian...
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History of Political Economy (1977) 9 (2): 296–297.
Published: 01 June 1977
..., and a discussion of two “neurotic” novels by authors best known for other con- tributions, Harriet Martineau and Laurence Oliphant. The book is appropri- ately considered here because it brings us both a general reminder of the strong social and economically critical thrust of much Victorian...
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History of Political Economy (1976) 8 (4): 575–578.
Published: 01 November 1976
..., in referring to Mill’s “War Expenditure” article he sometimes cites the Westminster Reaiiew of 1824, but at other times. volume 4 of the Toronto edition, where it is reproduced. This is not an isolated example. He refers to the original publica- tion of Mill’s review of Harriet Martineau’s...
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History of Political Economy (2009) 41 (1): 213–214.
Published: 01 March 2009
...: Harriet Martineau, Adolphe Quetelet, and the Population Question in England, 1798–1859. By Brian P. Cooper. Abingdon, U.K.: Routledge. xiv; 294 pp. $60.00. As an unintended consequence of Malthus’s Whiggish polemic against Godwin’s attack on private property, population became a subject of study...
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History of Political Economy (2009) 41 (1): 214–215.
Published: 01 March 2009
.... Tarascio, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill 10.1215/00182702-2008-046 Family Fictions and Family Facts: Harriet Martineau, Adolphe Quetelet, and the Population Question in England, 1798–1859. By Brian P. Cooper. Abingdon, U.K.: Routledge...
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History of Political Economy (2009) 41 (1): 209–211.
Published: 01 March 2009
...: Harriet Martineau, Adolphe Quetelet, and the Population Question in England, 1798–1859. By Brian P. Cooper. Abingdon, U.K.: Routledge. xiv; 294 pp. $60.00. As an unintended consequence of Malthus’s Whiggish polemic against Godwin’s attack on private property, population became a subject of study...
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History of Political Economy (2009) 41 (1): 211–213.
Published: 01 March 2009
.... Tarascio, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill 10.1215/00182702-2008-046 Family Fictions and Family Facts: Harriet Martineau, Adolphe Quetelet, and the Population Question in England, 1798–1859. By Brian P. Cooper. Abingdon, U.K.: Routledge...
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History of Political Economy (2023) 55 (S1): 259–264.
Published: 01 December 2023
... Harriet Martineau and the Birth of Disciplines (Hill), 56 Hart, Merwin, 97 Haskell, Thomas, 146 Hayek, Friedrich, 75, 90 93, 98, 246 Hazlitt, Henry, 13, 75 101, 125n27 Index 261 Heller, Walter, 4 5 Hemyng, Bracebridge, 64 Hill, Michael, 56 Himmelfarb, Gertrude, 64 Hiss, Alger, 96 Hodgins, Eric, 116 Hoppit...
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History of Political Economy (1991) 23 (4): 645–673.
Published: 01 November 1991
...: An Evaluative Survey. In Thweatt 1988, 21 -27. Wheatley , Vera 1957 . The Life and Work of Harriet Martineau . London: Secker & Warburg. 646 History of Political Econorhy 23:4 (1991) more sophisticated and more carefully qualified than those of their pop- ularisers...
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History of Political Economy (1976) 8 (4): 578–580.
Published: 01 November 1976
... and Harriet Martineau see Dorothy L. Thomson, Adam Smith’s Daughters (New York, 1973), pp. 9-42. I 1. Other minor “slips” are these: (1) On pages 60 and 62 Wicksell’s name ap- pears as Wickwell. (2) On page 119 Torrens’ Production of Wealth is cited as Dis- tribution of Wealth. Oddly, Sowell made...
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History of Political Economy (1974) 6 (3): 278–304.
Published: 01 September 1974
... where Malthus was a professor of history and political economy (the first in the English-speaking world) ;William Otter, bishop of Chichester -the “good Otter,” who knew Malthus for fifty years and whose daugh- ter married the son of Malthus; Harriet Martineau, the fearless little lady...
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History of Political Economy (1980) 12 (3): 420–433.
Published: 01 September 1980
... Harriet Martineau, Illustrations of Political Economy. 1839 Ricardo, Principles of Political Economy. 1 I. N yrop, Meddelelser fra Zndustriens Omraade (Information on Manufacturing) (Copenhagen, 1876), quoted from Axel Nielsen, Dunische Wirtschaftsgeschichte (Jena...
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History of Political Economy (1974) 6 (2): 119–157.
Published: 01 June 1974
... James J. Barnes, Free Trade in Books: A Study of the London Book Trade Since 1800 (Oxford, 1964), pp. 143-44. 8.Ibid., pp. 95-96. It is interesting in this connection that Harriet Martineau’s Zllustrations of Political Economy, published as monthly tales between 1832 and 1834 at 1/6d...
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History of Political Economy (1993) 25 (4): 605–616.
Published: 01 November 1993
... send them forth ready to instruct statesmen and merchants how to choose the right path in economic policy, and to avoid the wrong” (Marshall 1897, in Pigou 1925, 296). Harriet Martineau was one of Marshall’s favorite tar- gets when giving examples of the “hangers on and parasites” who plagued...
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History of Political Economy (1992) 24 (1): 31–59.
Published: 01 March 1992
...) and Harriet Martineau (1832-34), among many others. James Mill’s formulation leads us to recognize the original intent of the theory. Before the repeal of the Combination Laws in 1825, trade unions were illegal and survived only in the guise of Friendly Societ- ies. From James Mill’s point of view...