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De la société américaine par Miss Martineau. Traduit de l'anglais par Benjamin Laroche.
Bruxelles, Société Belge de Librairie, Hauman & Comp., 1838. - 2 vols. Small 8vo (16,5x11 cm). Halfcalf, with cornerpieces, spines finely gilt, with ribbons. Printed on fine paper, the original green wrappers preserved. Vol. 1: Politique, économie. iv,386 pp.; Vol. 2: Economie. 316 pp.- Very fine set. "Harriet Martineau brought to her observations the convictions of a vehement English liberal and an astonishingly modern sociological approach. A brilliant discussion of religious practices, social status, and childrearing, political apathy and the position of women, blacks and immigrants, and the American's casual approach to indebtedness and his speculative wealth-or-ruin schemes"(Minder). - Published a year before the first french edition of "Voyage en Amérique ou Tableau de la Société américaine". 600g [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]
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