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Besant, Annie, 1847-1933.
Selection of the social and political pamphlets of Annie Besant.
New York, A. M. Kelley, 1970
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|Description:||1 v. (various pagings) 22 cm.|
|Contents:||Landlords, tenant farmers, and laborers. - The English land system. - Liberty, equality, fraternity. - Civil and religious liberty, with some hints taken from the French Revolution. - English republicanism. - The redistribution of political power. - The trades union movement. - The political status of women. - The legalisation of female slavery in England. - The law of population: its consequences and its bearing upon human conduct and morals. - Marriage, as it was, as it is, and as it should be: a plea for reform. - The social aspects of Malthusianism. - The story of Afghanistan; or, Why the Tory government gags the Indian press; a plea for the weak against the strong. - The Transvaal. - Egypt. - The atheistic platform, v: The story of the Soudan. - Gordon judged out of his own mouth. - Force no remedy. - Coercion in Ireland and its results; a plea for justice. - England's jubilee gift to Ireland. - Why I am a socialist. - The evolution of society. - The socialist movement. - Radicalism and socialism. - Socialism: for and against. - Modern socialism. - Why I became a theosophist.|
|Series Title:||Rare social & political pamphlets|
|Responsibility:||With a pref. & bibliographical notes by John Saville.|