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Mar·ti·neau(mär′tn-ō), Harriet 1802-1876.
British writer whose Illustrations of Political Economy (1832-1834) explained the theories of Thomas Robert Malthus, John Stuart Mill, and David Ricardo.
1. (Biography) Harriet. 1802–76, English author of books on political economy and of novels and children's stories
2. (Biography) her brother, James. 1805–1900, English Unitarian theologian and minister
1. Harriet, 1802–76, English writer and economist.
2. her brother, James, 1805–1900, English theologian.