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Miss Martineau"s letters on mesmerism

by Martineau, Harriet

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Published by Harper & Brothers in New-York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

ContributionsYA Pamphlet Collection (Library of Congress), Harry Houdini Collection (Library of Congress), McManus-Young Collection (Library of Congress)
Classifications
LC ClassificationsBF1152 .M35
The Physical Object
Pagination27 p. ;
Number of Pages27
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24606339M
LC Control Number10019587

Harriet Martineau Harriet Martineau (J J ), a pioneering British journalist and writer, grew up Unitarian and was for a time a Unitarian apologist. A free trade advocate, she provided influential support for economic reform in Britain.   In to , Harriet Martineau took a month trip to America for her health. She traveled extensively, visiting many luminaries including former president James Madison. She published two books about her travels, Society in America in and A Retrospect of Western Travel in

Books () Digital Images (25) Pictures (9) Ephemera (1) Search. results. Previous (page 1) Page 2 of 7. Next (page 3) Digital Images. Le mesmerism confondu. Books. The physiological aspect of mesmerism Miss Martineau's letters on mesmerism. Martineau, Harriet, Date Books. The Martineau family is an intellectual, business and political dynasty associated first with Norwich and later also London and Birmingham, family were prominent Unitarians; a room in London's Essex Hall, the headquarters building of the British Unitarians, was named after them. Martineau Place in the city's Central Business District was named in their honour.

Full text is unavailable for this digitized archive article. Subscribers may view the full text of this article in its original form through TimesMachine. hand-book of mesmerism, for the guidance and instruction of all persons who desire to practise mesmerism for the cure of diseases, and to alleviate the sufferings of their fellow creatures, with an account of the mesmeric infirmary, 9, bedford street, bedford square, and the rules, regulations.


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Paperback (New Edition) $ Ship She published her account of the treatment in a series of letters in the Athenaeum in Decemberand subsequently in book form, and her cure caused a sensation, adding greatly to public interest in mesmerism. To her fury, her doctor (and brother-in-law Pages: Electronic books Letters Publishers' catalogs Publishers' advertisements Printed wrappers (Binding) Additional Physical Format: Online version: Martineau, Harriet, Miss Martineau's letters on mesmerism.

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Surprisingly, she recovered within a few months and described her case in “Life in the Sick-room: Essays by an Invalid” (), and “Letters on Mesmerism” (). She examined frankly her own illnesses and initiated a public debate about illness, cure and the status of invalids in society.

There are 16 letters included in Miss Martineau's book, all testimonials to the truth of mesmerism. Having undergone mesmeric treatment herself, she wrote these letters as a kind of treatise on the truth and merit of mesmerism.

She also writes about participating in. This post was written by AHMC cataloger Miranda Schwartz. Harriet Martineau was a prolific English author and thinker. Born inMartineau was an avid, self-educated reader (as was common at the time, only the boys in the family were sent to university), and, after the failure of her father’s business textile mill inshe succeeded in supporting herself and her family as a writer (a.

Miss. Martineau's Letters on Mesmerism by Harriet Martineau. Download. Read. Paperback. My recovery now, by means of mesmeric treatment alone, has given me the most thorough know ledge possible that Mesmerism is true.

Book Details. PIBN: ISBN: ISBN (Hardcover) Language: English: Category: ESP. respectable. If Miss MARTINE:Au is correct, the struggle is fiercer in America ter wealth, than it is in England for subsistence.

without the plea of necessity, anti without the redeeming or adorn- ing graces, ou matter whence derived, of art and science and learnitig and letters. Harriet Martineau (/ ˈ m ɑːr t ən ˌ oʊ /; 12 June – 27 June ) was a British social theorist and Whig writer, often cited as the first female sociologist.

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Mesmerism was the term used by Victorians for the procedure during which the practitioner, or mesmerist, would fix his or her (usually his) gaze on a subject or make passes over their body in order to treat and even cure disabilities and illnesses such as consumption, tuberculosis, rheumatism, and gout.

Although many traditional physicians considered mesmerism to be quack medicine practiced by Missing: Miss Martineaus. Miss Martineau's illness had been pronounced incurable.

She had been advised by some friends, including Bulwer and the Basil Montagus, to try mesmerism. Spencer Timothy Hall [q. v.] happened to be lecturing upon mesmerism at Newcastle inand was called in to attend her.

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In Harriet Martineau produced her first novel, was followed a year later by The Hour and the Man and based on the life of the Haitian leader, Toussaint L’ Playfellow, a series of children’s stories, was published in Harriet was travelling in Europe in when she fell ill and was brought to Newcastle to be treated nearby, by her medical brother-in.Miss Alaineus, A Vocabulary Disaster is a hilarious romp through the usually not-so-funny world of vocabulary.

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