This event has finished Took place on: Thursday, 18th Oct 2018
Harriet Martineau was a 19th Century radical writer and campaigner. Descended from French Huguenots who settled in Norwich she became famous in the 1830s London for writing about economics and politics.
She visited America and became well known there for opposing the slave system. She also wielded her pen on behalf of women's rights, economic fairness, better health and hospitals, and is regarded as a founder on Sociology. Join author Stuart Hobday to learn more.
Includes wine reception.
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Reserve tickets at this website2018-10-18 2018-10-18 Europe/London Harriet Martineau: A Woman Living Ahead of Her Time (Huguenot History Month) A talk about Harriet Martineau, a 19th Century radical writer and campaigner. https://www.ianvisits.co.uk/calendar/2018/10/18/harriet-martineau-a-woman-living-ahead-of-her-time-huguenot-history-month-183266 Guildhall Library,Aldermanbury,,London