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International Journal of History

2020, Vol. 2, Issue 2, Part D

A feminist and a radical at heart: Dr. Annie Besant (1847-1933)


Author(s): Dr. Amita Esther David

Abstract: The freedom struggle of India had many great male stalwarts like M. K. Gandhi, Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose, Govind. B. Pant, Vallab Bhai Patel and many others. Gandhi ji realized the need to support and encourage the Indian women to join the freedom struggle, which resulted in many women coming to the forefront of the freedom struggle. Apart from them, there were a few foreign women who came to India and made it their home. They became naturalized Indians, serving India and participated wholeheartedly in the freedom struggle. One such female stalwart was Dr. Annie Besant. This paper explores her contribution to India, it’s women and the freedom struggle.

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Dr. Amita Esther David. A feminist and a radical at heart: Dr. Annie Besant (1847-1933). Int J Hist 2020;2(2):211-212.
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