A new profile of Harriet Martineau of a 19th century intellectual woman, Harriet Martineau. She made her living by writing, and was a pioneer in the field of sociology. She also wrote about philosophy and politics, and is often counted among the British Transcendentalists.
About The Author
Jone Johnson Lewis, M. Div., has written extensively about women's history, including since 1999 at About.com and Thoughtco.com.