Marriage, As It Was, As It Is, and As It Should Be A Plea for Reform

By: Annie Besant
Published By: Double9 Books
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"Marriage, As It Was, As It Is, and As It Should Be" by Annie Besant is a thought-provoking nonfiction essay offering social commentary on marriage, relationships, and societal norms. Besant, a prominent feminist and social reformer, examines traditional values, gender roles, and the evolving dynamics of family life. In this insightful work, Besant critiques cultural norms surrounding marriage and advocates for reform, particularly in regard to women's rights and equality within the institution. Through a lens of feminism and morality, she challenges societal expectations and calls for a reconsideration of the roles and responsibilities within partnerships. Besant's analysis delves into the impact of marriage on individuals and society, exploring its historical context while offering suggestions for a more equitable future. Her essay serves as a catalyst for discussion and introspection, prompting readers to question existing structures and envision a more just and inclusive society. As a work of social commentary, "Marriage, As It Was, As It Is, and As It Should Be" contributes to ongoing dialogues about relationships and gender dynamics, making it essential reading for those interested in progressive reform and women's rights advocacy.

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Annie Besant

Annie Besant (1847-1933) was a British writer, social activist, and spiritual leader who played a significant role in the Theosophical Society, a spiritual organization. Besant was born in London and grew up in a middle-class family. She became interested in social and political activism as a young woman and was a prominent advocate for women's rights, workers' rights, and Indian self-rule. In the late 19th century, Besant became interested in spiritualism and the occult, and she joined the Theosophical Society. Besant was a prolific writer and speaker on a wide range of topics, including Theosophy, Hinduism, and women's rights. She authored numerous books, including "An Introduction to Yoga," and was a popular lecturer in both Europe and India. Besant was also involved in politics and was a member of the Indian National Congress. She was instrumental in the Home Rule movement in India and was later elected as the first female president of the Indian National Congress. Overall, Annie Besant was a complex and influential figure in the late 19th and early 20th centuries, who made significant contributions to social activism, spirituality, and political movements.

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Product Details

  • Publisher: Double 9 Books
  • Publishing Year: 2024
  • Language: English
  • Paperback: 56pages
  • ISBN-10: 9362769050
  • ISBN-13: 9789362769053
  • Item Weight: 72.8g
  • Dimension : 216 x 140 x 3.60mm
  • Reading age: 10+
  • Country of Origin : India
  • Importer: Double 9 Books
  • Packer: Double 9 Books
  • Book Type : Literary Collections / Essays