Contents: Preface. 1. Out of the everywhere into the here. 2. Early childhood. 3. Girlhood. 4. Marriage. 5. The storm of doubt. 6. Charles Bradlaugh. 7. Atheism as I knew and taught it. 8. At work. 9. The Knowlton Pamphlet. 10. At war all round. 11. Mr. Bradlaugh's struggle. 12. Still fighting. 13. Socialism. 14. Through storm to peace.
"In the 1890s Annie Besant became a member of The Theosophical Society, founded by Madame Blavatsky and Col. H.S. Olcott in 1875, and came to live in India in 1893. At the forefront of the movement for India's cultural and spiritual resurgence, she started the Indian Home Rule movement and became President of the Indian National Congress in 1907. The same year, she was elected President of The Theosophical Society, a position she held till her death in 1933.
Outstanding orator, reformer, humanist and educationist, Annie Besant inspired and continues to inspire thousands of men and women all over the world."