1st Edition

Harriet Martineau's Writing on British History and Military Reform



ISBN 9781851967971
Published April 30, 2005 by Routledge
2590 Pages

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This edition of Martineau's history consists primarily of the History of the Peace: Being a History of England from 1816 to 1854, as well as the introductory History of England , AD 1800 to 1815. Martineau’s work thus encompasses British history from the turn of the nineteenth century through the Crimean War. Along with extensive annotations, this edition features a comprehensive introduction discussing Martineau's life and work, her role as a historian, her pioneering contributions to the emerging discipline of historiography as well as the work’s reception history.