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Mistress of all trades

25 mins | Aug 11, 2019

Histories forgotten women: the little deaf woman who became a victorian pop economist. Do you know the story of Harriet Martineau? She was a campaigning journalist and an early feminist, who humanised economic theory through Dickensian storytelling. Valerie R Sanders writing in Aeon magazine tells her remarkable story.

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