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Listing for Author: Herbert Spencer


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Century of ExperienceEvidenceName of Reader / Listener / Reading GroupAuthor of TextTitle of TextForm of Text
1850-1899'The [1890s] dockers' leader Ben Tillett went hungry in order to buy books ... [and] thereby struggled through the lit...Ben Tillett Herbert Spencer[unknown]Print: Book
1900-1945'Arnold Bennett, when reading [Herbert] Spencer's posthumously published Autobiography (1904), found the account "disa...Arnold Bennett Herbert SpencerAutobiographyPrint: Book
1900-1945In the public library [Manny Shinwell] doggedly tackled volumes "whose contents I usually failed to understand": Paley...Emmanuel Shinwell (later Baron Shinwell) Herbert SpencerThe Study of SociologyPrint: Book
1900-1945'Taxi driver Herbert Hodge...knew that years on the dole only produced apathy, and that out-of-work men wanted practic...Herbert Hodge Herbert SpencerPrint: Book
1900-1945'After a miserable Catholic school education...periodic unemployment allowed [Joseph Toole] to study in the Manchester...Joseph Toole Herbert Spencer[unknown]Print: Book
1850-1899'Read Schrader. Spinoza. Leader and Athenaeum. "Genesis of Science". Gibbon.'George Eliot [pseud.] Herbert SpencerThe Genesis of SciencePrint: BookManuscript: Unknown
1850-1899'I have read rapidly through Max Muller's History of Sanskrit Literature and am now reading Lecky's "History of Morals...George Eliot [pseud] Herbert Spencer[probably] Principles of Psychology, ThePrint: Serial / periodical
1850-1899'Read Spencer's Psychology'George Eliot [pseud] Herbert SpencerPrinciples of PsychologyPrint: BookManuscript: Unknown
1850-1899'Having finished Spencer's Sociology we began Max MUller's Lectures on the Science of Language'.George Eliot and John CrossHerbert SpencerPrinciples of SociologyPrint: Book
1850-1899'I am reading Herbert Spencer just now very hard.'Robert Louis Stevenson Herbert SpencerunknownPrint: Book
1850-1899'Part III is 'the reconciliation', in Spencer's phrase, - a mean term between I and II, a minimistic retrospect on both.'Robert Louis Stevenson Herbert SpencerA System of Synthetic PhilosophyPrint: Book
1900-1945'[Letter from Mrs Ward to the Society of Authors when that body recommended Herbert Spencer not George Meredith for th...Mary Augusta Ward Herbert SpencerPrint: Book


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