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Besant, Annie (1847–1933)

Deborah Valenze

in The Oxford Encyclopedia of Women in World History

Published in print January 2008 | ISBN: 9780195148909
Published online January 2008 | e-ISBN: 9780195337860
Besant, Annie (1847–1933)

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(1847–1933),

British writer and activist on behalf of free thought, birth control, socialism, theosophy, and Indian independence. Perhaps

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Subjects: Social and Cultural History

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