Annie Besant (1847 – 1933) Struggles and Quest


Muriel Pécastaing-Boissière

Social & political reformer, women’s rights activist, author & orator extraordinaire, Annie Besant was one of the best-known opinion formers in the late nineteenth & early twentieth century. She pioneered birth control & fought for exploited workers in the East End of London whilst pursuing a spiritual quest that would see her become the president of the Theosophical Society from 1907 until her death. In this acclaimed new biography, Muriel Pécastaing-Boissière casts fresh light on the life of this remarkable woman. Includes a chapter by Marie Terrier.

325pp Paperback.



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Weight 0.550 kg
Dimensions 0.210 × 0.149 × 0.22 cm
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