Book #59792

A Woman to Deliver Her People: Johanna Southcott and English Millenarianism in an Era of Revolution - 1st Edition/1st Printing

James K. Hopkins

Binding: Hardcover
Book Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket
Edition: First Edition; First Printing
Publisher: Austin: University of Texas Press, 1982.
ISBN: 0292790171

Price: $30.94

A Fine first Edition/First Printing in a Fine dust-jacket.

Johanna Southcott (1743-1814) is one of the most fascinating women in English history. A woman to deliver her people, Southcott was born into a millenarian community that believed in the imminent return of Christ. When the French Revolution broke out, Southcott became a political radical and played an important role in the spread of radical ideas throughout England. Hopkins' biography illuminates the fascinating and complex life of this extraordinary woman.; 8vo; 304 pages.