XHM - Harriet Martineau Papers - 1816-1885
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Martineau's 'History of the Forty Years' Peace'
['History of the Thirty Years' Peace' 1816-1846 was begun by publisher Charles Knight and completed by Harriet Martineau. The period covering 1846-1854 was written later by Martineau when the book was to be republished in America, 1864]. The items in this section include Martineau's working notes for inclusions in her new update; preface to the American edition, manuscript 'Book VII: Last years of the peace'; and directions and corrections to the printer for the updated publication.
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