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  • Author:
    Daniel Feller,Harriet Martineau
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    0765602148
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    Routledge; Abridged edition (August 2, 2000)
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Historian Daniel Feller, author of The Jacksonian Promise, introduces the narrative, identifies the major characters, and provides an index for easy use.

Retrospect of Western Travel (1838) was the second major book Martineau produced about her American travels. Feller's abridgement of Martineau's work omits thirteen chapters of scenic description and biography to focus on her firsthand observations. In Society in America, (1837), she tested the Americans' commitment to democracy, finding that it fell short only on their attachment to slavery and their confinement of women to the domestic sphere. Martineau's travels take her from her transatlantic ship to New York City and West Point. She attends three weddings, many church services, and several holidays, including Thanksgiving Day and Christmas.

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In 1835, English woman Harriet Martineau traveled to America and stayed there for two years, documenting everything she saw there. Martineau was an interesting observer: deaf, single, and a self-employed writer whose work supported her entire family. She was one of the most famous essayists and sociologists of the Victorian era.

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This abridged version of Harriet Martineau's narrative of her travels in Jacksonian America preserves her reporting on slavery and other current topics of the day, as well as her insights on women's place in society, and her observations and vignettes of famous people such as John Calhoun.