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Memoir of the Life of Elizabeth Fry - Volume 1

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  • 512 Nombre de pages
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Zusammenfassung Elizabeth Fry (1780-1845) was a prominent Quaker and social reformer, particularly remembered for her work to refo... Lire la suite
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Zusammenfassung Elizabeth Fry (1780-1845) was a prominent Quaker and social reformer, particularly remembered for her work to reform prison conditions. This memoir, based on her letters and diaries, was edited by two of her daughters, and was first published in 1847. Volume 1 ends in 1825.

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This memoir of philanthropist, prison reformer and Quaker Elizabeth Fry (1780-1845) was published by her daughters in 1847.



Contenu

Introduction; 1. 1780-1792. Birth; 2. 1792-1798. Sketch of female society; 3. 1798. Visit to London, gaiety there; 4. 1798-1800. Return to Earlham; 5. 1800-1809. Marriage; 6. 1809-1812. Removal to Plashet, enjoyment of the country; 7. 1811-1814. Journey with Henry Hall and her sister, Priscilla Gurney; 8. 1813-1817. Letter to the Rev. Edward Edwards; 9. 1817-1818. Extract from Crabbe's Poems; 10. 1818. Return to Plashet; 11. 1819-1821. Takes her sons to school; 12. 1821-1823. Marriage of one of her daughters; 13. 1824-1825. Journey to Worcester.

Informations sur le produit

Titre: Memoir of the Life of Elizabeth Fry - Volume 1
Sous-titre: of Elizabeth Fr
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Code EAN: 9781108030359
ISBN: 978-1-108-03035-9
Format: Couverture cartonnée
Editeur: Cambridge University Press
Genre: Sciences politiques
nombre de pages: 512
Poids: 676g
Taille: H216mm x B140mm x T29mm
Année: 2011