Freethinkers of the Nineteenth Century (Barnes & Noble Digital Library)

Freethinkers of the Nineteenth Century (Barnes & Noble Digital Library)

by Janet Elizabeth Courtney
     
 

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In the wake of the First World War, the author set out to explore the roots of liberty and democracy. This 1920 work finds inspiration in the radical, secular freethinkers. It includes biographical essays on Frederick Denison Maurice, Matthew Arnold, Charles Bradlaugh, Thomas Henry Huxley, Leslie Stephen, Harriet Martineau, and Charles Kingsley.

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In the wake of the First World War, the author set out to explore the roots of liberty and democracy. This 1920 work finds inspiration in the radical, secular freethinkers. It includes biographical essays on Frederick Denison Maurice, Matthew Arnold, Charles Bradlaugh, Thomas Henry Huxley, Leslie Stephen, Harriet Martineau, and Charles Kingsley.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781411458529
Publisher:
Barnes & Noble
Publication date:
09/13/2011
Series:
Barnes & Noble Digital Library
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
290
File size:
430 KB

Meet the Author


Janet E. Courtney nee Hogarth (1865-1954) was an English feminist, scholar, and teacher. She earned a degree in philosophy at Oxford. She worked for the Ministry of Munitions and was awarded an OBE (The Most Excellent Order of the British Empire). Her works include An Oxford Portrait Gallery (1931), Countrywomen in Council (1933), The Adventurous Thirties (1933), and The Women of My Time (1943).

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