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Annie Besant : a biography

Author: Anne Taylor
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 1992.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A biography of Annie Besant, secularist, Fabian, trade union organizer and an early advocate of birth control, who later became a theosophist under the influence of Mme Blavatsky and an active  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Annie Besant; Annie Besant; Annie Besant; Annie Wood Besant
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Anne Taylor
ISBN: 0192117963 9780192117960
OCLC Number: 24066429
Description: ix, 383 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Contents: An alternative childhood; the half-angelic being; a husband's authority; "you have read too much already"; flight; hardship; iconoclast; the cry for light; heroine of free-thought; the Knowlton trial; life-enhancing checks; Besant vs society; tutorials; "let the people speak!"; social reform, not socialism; Bradlaugh estranged; the new model leader; Annie Militant; "superhuman, spiritual realities"; gone to theosophy; "Mrs Besant, I suppose?"; Aryavarta; "Bande Mataram"; bullets and brickbats.
Responsibility: Anne Taylor.
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