Go Advanced Search
 

Get this free title from:




Free Stuff in These Categories
Find More Titles by
This Author: George William Foote
This Narrator: Rob Board
This Publisher: LibriVox

Prisoner for Blasphemy by George William Foote

Prisoner for Blasphemy

by George William Foote

Title Details

Narrator
Publisher
 
Unabridged Edition
Running Time
6 Hrs. 54 Min.

Description

George William Foote, a British secularist, was convicted and imprisoned on the charge of blasphemy after founding "The Freethinker", a magazine that, despite the best efforts of the 19th Century British judicial system, is still going strong. "Prisoner for Blasphemy" is a memoir of his several trials and final imprisonment in Holloway Gaol. Although Foote's was the last prominent blasphemy case in England, his hope that the blasphemy law would soon be abolished was not to be realised until almost a century after his death, in 2008.


People Who Liked Prisoner for Blasphemy Also Liked These Free Titles:
  In the Field (1914-1915)
by Marcel Dupont

Reviews & Ratings
User Reviews         Rate this title  

Podcast Details




Podcast Feed URL:

More Details

  • LearnOutLoud.com Product ID: P076931
Available On
Volumes
ISBN-10
ISBN-13
Download