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Issue: 055, 12/11/28 p. 877, Section: Popular Literature
Heading: Economical, Para 11
Category: Domestic Economy   Food   
Topic: Management of Fires. [Satirical comment of Swift on serving undercooked food to guests in order to ensure leftovers]
Person: SWIFT, Dean   

Issue: 066, 28/01/29 p. 63, Section: Popular Literature
Heading: Political, Para 1
Category: Public Administration   Social Welfare   Social Sciences   Political Economy   Co-operative Movement   Public Health   
Topic: Poor Laws of Switzerland. [Near Chamouni, destitute old people and orphaned children spend some time in each household in the community, until they have stayed with everyone, then begin the round again]

Issue: 079, 29/04/29 p. 257-258
Heading: Conversations on Political Economy. Dialogue I.--On Interchange
Category: Political Economy   Education   Trade   
Topic: [An introduction to current issues in political economy. It takes the form of a dialogue between economists over the purchase of mutton chops in a coffee-room]
Person: MARCET, Mrs.   SADLER   BARING   BANKES   ROBINSON   
Dramatic Dialogue
Issue: 089, 08/07/29 p. 430
Heading: Society for Superseding the Necessity of Climbing Boys
Category: Political Economy   Child Labour   Inventions   
Topic: [Fourteenth report of the society. The new chimney-sweeping machines have been improved and will now nearly always operate successfully. Advice is given to private householders wishing to avoid employing children but legislation is still necessary. A bill will be submitted to parliament next session. A revision of the Building Act is also being considered]
Person: PEEL, Sir Robert   DAY, Robert [Purveyor of chimney-sweeping machines]   GLASS, Joseph [Inventor of the chimney-sweeping machine]   
Institution: Society for Superseding the Necessity of Climbing Boys   
Report
Issue: 097, 02/09/29 p. 549-550
Heading: On Oikology
Category: Political Economy   Science   Philosophy Of Science   History Of Science   Agriculture   Enclosure   
Topic: [Response to an article outwith the Athenaeum. This is "the last number" of the "Quarterly Review". The relevant piece is entitled "Condition of the Lower Orders". The Athenaeum essay is a discussion of the emergent discipline of political economy and the debate as to its "nature", with reference to the issue of "consolidating small farms". Is "political economy" a pure science or a set of rules for conduct based on practical experience? Might its development resemble the development of other disciplines, as, for example the emergence of astronomy from astrology, from an omnipotent to a marginal status in the affairs of mankind, finally to attain the status of a pure science? The writer eventually seems to suggest that the "management of the state" is best served by a combination of practical sense and philosophy]
Person: GOLDSMITH   MARCET, Mrs.   BARNARD, Sir Thomas   HUSKISSON   
Source: Quarterly Review   Goldsmith: Deserted Village   
Essay
Issue: 098, 09/09/29 p. 568-569
Heading: Letter from Caroline. To the Editor of the Athenaeum
Category: Political Economy   Science   Philosophy Of Science   History Of Science   Agriculture   Ecology   Enclosure   
Topic: [A response to "On Oikology", an essay appearing in issue number 97 of the Athenaeum. The author, "Caroline" (the Athenaeum refers the reader to "Conversations on Political Economy" between "Mrs. B." and "Caroline") particularly objects to one inference of "On Oikology", that those who embrace the science of political economy support a policy of consolidating small farms and ejecting small tenants. Caroline`s letter contains a further critique of "On Oikology" from "a gentleman, a very old friend of Mrs. B." See separate record, under the heading printed in the Athenaeum, "Critique of an Essay on Oikology"]
Person: CAROLINE   PAINE, Tom   OWEN, Mr.   GOLDSMITH   
Letter Signed: Caroline

Issue: 099, 16/09/29 p. 584-586
Heading: To Miss Caroline.--(Private)
Category: Political Economy   Science   Philosophy Of Science   History Of Science   
Topic: [Letter to Miss Caroline signed Ephraim Mullens, complaining that he has been drawn into a "paper controversy" with Mr. Johnson for Caroline`s amusement. It also contains Mullens` "Answer to a Critique of an Essay upon Oikology" (see separate record in this database)]
Person: JOHNSON, Jonathan   WOOLLER   
Letter Signed: MULLENS, Ephraim

Issue: 099, 16/09/29 p. 585-586
Heading: Answer to a Critique of an Essay upon Oikology
Category: Political Economy   Science   Philosophy Of Science   History Of Science   
Topic: [Ephraim Mullens "answers" the points raised in Johnson`s "Critique" in eight allegedly unconnected paragraphs, implicitly accusing Johnson of incoherence and obtuseness. The paragraphs include comments upon the lowering of standards in the "learned professions"]
Person: MULLENS, Ephraim   JOHNSON, Jonathan   WHEWELL, Mr.   RICARDO   NORTH, Sir Dudley   NEWTON, Sir Isaac   SMITH, Adam   BACON, Lord   MARCET, Mrs.   
Letter
Issue: 100, 23/09/29 p. 597-598
Heading: Quip Modest on a Late Retort Courteous. Being the Substance of a Dialogue Supplementary to Mrs. Marcet`s "Conversations on Political Economy"
Category: Political Economy   Science   Philosophy Of Science   History Of Science   
Topic: ["Platonic" dialogue involving participants: the fictitious "Mrs. B." of Mrs. Marcet`s book to popularize the subject of political economy; Miss Caroline the adopted "niece" of Jonathan Johnson; Jonathan Johnson and Ephraim Mullens, the main adversaries in the controversy over Mullens` Athenaeum article "On Oikology". It starts with a scarcely veiled, vitriolic attack upon Mullens, (Johnson has trodden, in the scenario, "upon a fat aristocratic spaniel, who is made to feel the horrors of all sudden revolutionary transitional social movements".) It ends with a fiercely eloquent defence of the science of political economy.]
Person: MARCET, Mrs.   JOHNSON, Jonathan   CAROLINE   MULLENS, Ephraim   BULWER, Mr.   RICARDO   THOMPSON, Peronnet   HUSKISSON   BURKE, Edmund   
Source: London Magazine   Mrs. Marcet: Conversations on Political Economy   
Dramatic Dialogue
Issue: 106, 04/11/29 p. 700, Section: Miscellanies
Heading: Gelatin procured from Bones for Food, Para 6
Category: Medicine   Health   Food   Dietetics   Poverty   Domestic Economy   Social Welfare   
Topic: [Two memoirs have been published in Paris. D`Arcet`s memoir concentrates on the food value of gelatine and how to extract it from bones. Puymarin`s memoir lists the benefits of doing so, particularly for the poor, and contains a description of a social experiment, introducing the use of gelatine to his own employees at the Paris mint]
Person: PUYMARIN, M.   D`ARCET   
Source: Revue Encyclopedique   
Institution: Mint of Paris   

Issue: 107, 11/11/29 p. 709
Heading: Imaginary Conversation. Adam Smith and Edmund Burke
Category: Political Economy   
Topic: Adam Smith and Edmund Burke.
Person: SMITH, Adam   BURKE, Edmund   PITT   SHERIDAN   FOX   ROLLES   

Issue: 107, 11/11/29 p. 711-712
Heading: The Scotch Schoolmaster. (Continued from p. 630)
Category: Education   Poverty   Social Anthropology   Christian Religion   Political Economy   Emigration   
Topic: [Satirical sequel to a sketch (issue 105, p. 680) on the convening of a Scottish "morning" school in a ditch. This (second) lesson considers current religious and political issues rather than classical history]
Person: CALVIN   IRVING, Edward   CHALMERS   
Dramatic Dialogue Signed: D. L.

Issue: 107, 11/11/29 p. 714
Heading: London University
Category: Education   Science   Astronomy   Political Economy   Physics   Chemistry   
Topic: [Opening of the ordinary session of the London University. Introductory lecture by Lardner]
Person: LARDNER, Dr.   NEWTON, Sir Isaac   LAVOISIER   WATT, James   DAVY, Sir Humphrey   AMOS, Prof.   DALE   
Institution: University of London   
Paper, 02/11/29
Issue: 115, 09/01/30 p. 16
Heading: Protestant Provident Society at Paris
Category: Geography   France   Social Welfare   Labour   Political Economy   Co-operative Movement   
Topic: [The formation of a society with the following objects: "active reciprocity of succour during illness....preservation from the privations.. occasioned by the want of work, and the encouragement of order, economy, and morality in the families"]
Institution: Protestant Provident and Mutual Succour Society   

Issue: 116, 09/01/30 p. 17
Heading: The Westminster Review.--Writings of Coleridge
Category: Philosophy   Political Economy   Literature   Periodicals   
Topic: [The Athenaeum writer objects to an article in the "Westminster Review". The latter article claims (and the Athenaeum article quotes with derision) that "Mr.Coleridge is a Benthamite in his poetry; a Utilitarian; a `greatest happiness` man", while "in his prose; there he is not his own man...". The Athenaeum finds such a neat division between works of prose and poetry implausible and asks, "Can such a critic have any idea of a human being as a complex, but homogeneous whole?" It goes on to defend the worth of Coleridge`s prose writings, though it implies they may be too demanding for the "honest but conceited man, who writes in the Westminster Review"]
Person: COLERIDGE   MILL   BENTHAM   AESCHYLUS   PLATO   LUTHER   SHAKESPEARE   MILTON   VIDOCQ   CAGLIOSTRO   PITT   
Source: Westminster Review   Coleridge: Biographia Literaria   Shakespeare: Merchant of Venice   Coleridge: Christabel   Edinburgh Review   

Issue: 132, 08/05/30 p. 283, Section: Foreign Correspondence
Heading: Munich, April, 1830, Para 2
Category: Social Sciences   Statistics   Education   Political Economy   Physics   Law   Christian Religion   
Topic: [One hundred and seventy lectures scheduled for the forthcoming summer session. The information given shows what subjects are emphasized ]
Institution: University of Munich   
Signed: "T. T."

Issue: 133, 15/05/30 p. 298
Heading: National Repository, King`s Mews
Category: Industry   Inventions   Manufactures   Domestic Economy   Astronomy   Geography   Maps   
Topic: [The Athenaeum correspondent singles out exhibits from the National Repository: the "Cosmosphere" of Dr. Muller, the "Folding Terrestrial Globe" of Mr. Pocock of Bristol, the solid globe of Mr. Addison of the Strand, and the flannel fabric of Mr. Smith of Mossley, near Manchester]
Person: MULLER   POCOCK   ADDISON   SMITH (of Manchester)   
Institution: National Repository   
Exhibition
Issue: 133, 15/05/30 p. 302
Category: Domestic Economy   Public Health   
Topic: [Laurel oil keeps flies off meat]

Issue: 149, 04/09/30 p. 559
Heading: United States, Para 9
Category: Geography   Social Sciences   Statistics   Communication   Post   Roads   Economy   Employment   North America   
Topic: [Table of statistics to show how education has raised the United States on a par with Europe]

Issue: 150, 11/09/30 p. 572-573
Heading: French Institute
Category: Political Economy   Social Sciences   Literature   Poetry   
Topic: On the 26th of August the French Academy held its annual public sitting for the distribution of prizes...[Women were present. First prize to Say for a work on political economy. Second prize to Lucas for a work on the prison system in Europe and the United States. Third prize to De Norvins for a poem called "De l`immortalite de l`ame", the first time a poem has won the Monthyon prize. The fourth prize to De Chazet for a work in moral philosophy]
Person: PARCEVAL, M.   SAY   LUCAS, M. Ch.   NORVINS, M. de   CHAZET, M. Alisson de   LEMERCIER, M. Nepomucene   
Institution: Academie des Sciences   
Ed`s Mark: SMITH

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Reviews

Issue: 057, 26/11/28 p. 902
Heading: Chimney-Sweepers
Category: Political Economy   Child Labour   Inventions   
Title: Practical Information presented to the Public by the Society for Superseding the Necessity of Climbing Boys; with a Description of Glass`s Improved Machinery for Cleansing Chimneys; and a List of Subscribers
Institution: Society for Superseding the Necessity of Climbing Boys   

Issue: 081, 13/05/29 p. 289-290
Heading: Progress and Prospects of Society
Category: Political Economy   Industry   Social Welfare   Education   
Title: Sir Thomas More: or, Colloquies on the Progress and Prospects of Society
Author: SOUTHEY, Robert   
Attribution: Poet Laureate

Issue: 083, 27/05/29 p. 327-323
Heading: Progress and Prospects of Society
Category: Political Economy   Industry   
Title: Sir Thomas More: or, Colloquies on the Progress and Prospects of Society
Author: SOUTHEY, Robert   
Attribution: Poet Laureate

Issue: 093, 05/08/29 p. 481-482
Heading: Division of Labour
Category: Political Economy   Labour   
Title: An Argument for more of the Division of Labour in Civil Life in this Country. Part I. In which the Argument is applied to Parliament. (To be completed in the next number)
Author: WICKENS, William   

Issue: 095, 19/08/29 p. 512-513
Heading: Division of Labour
Category: Political Economy   Labour   
Title: An Argument for more of the Division of Labour in Civil Life in this Country. Part I. In which the Argument is applied to Parliament. [Second notice] (Continued from p. 482)
Author: WICKENS, William   

Issue: 106, 04/11/29 p. 685-687
Heading: Letter from Sydney
Category: Political Science   Political Economy   Migration   Colonization   Geography   Australia   North America   
Title: A Letter from Sydney, the principal Town of Australasia. Edited by Robert Gouger, together with the Outline of a System of Colonization

Issue: 111, 09/12/29 p. 765-766
Heading: Political Economy
Category: Political Economy   Wealth   Poverty   Labour   Social Welfare   Emigration   
Title: An Enquiry into the Natural Grounds of Right to Vendible Property or Wealth
Author: READ, Samuel   

Issue: 127, 03/04/30 p. 199-200
Category: Political Economy   Social Sciences   Emigration   Labour   Poetry   
Title: The Reproof of Brutus
Author: ANON   

Issue: 127, 03/04/30 p. 201
Category: Science   Encyclopaedias   Political Economy   Social Sciences   Geography   Geodesy   Philosophy   Mathematics   Physics   
Title: Encyclopaedia Britannica: Seventh Edition; with the Supplement to the former Editions incorporated. Vol. I. Part I.

Issue: 131, 01/05/30 p. 257-258
Heading: National Colonization Society
Category: Social Sciences   Poverty   Political Economy   Emigration   Colonization   
Title: A Statement of the Principles and Objects of a proposed National Society, for the cure and prevention of Pauperism, by means of Systematic Colonization
Institution: National Colonization Society   

Issue: 131, 01/05/30 p. 265
Category: Social Sciences   Political Economy   Law   
Title: Juridical Letters addressed to the Rt. Hon. Robert Peel, in reference to the present crisis of Law Reform. Letter I
Author: EUNOMUS   

Issue: 133, 15/05/30 p. 296
Category: Domestic Economy   Social History   
Title: The Servant`s Guide, and Family Manual
Author: ANON   

Issue: 135, 29/05/30 p. 321-323
Category: History   Politics   Poverty   Economics   Political Economy   Agriculture   Enclosure   British Isles   Ireland   Scotland   
Title: Ireland, and its Economy; being the Result of Observations made in a Tour through the Country in the Autumn of 1829
Author: BICHENO,J.E.   
Attribution: Secretary of the Linnaean Society
Institution: The Linnaean Society   

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