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Sarah Austin was primarily known as a translator of weighty books, but was also an editor and an author of works on female education and German intellectual history. From the 1820s to the 1850s she translated at least sixteen works and edited and wrote several others.
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1 April 1793 Sarah Taylor (later SA) was born in Norwich. Bibliographic Citation link.
By 8 July 1854 SA published her best known original work, a social and intellectual history, Germany, from 1760 to 1814; or, Sketches of German Life, from the Decay of the Empire to the Expulsion of the French. Bibliographic Citation link.
8 August 1867 SA died from heart and kidney disease at Weybridge in Surrey. Bibliographic Citation link.
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