Item description for Hypatia (Dodo Press) by Charles Kingsley...
Large format paper back for easy reading. Historical epic concerning the Anciant Egyptian philosipher, from the author of 'The Water Babies'
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Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 8.9" Width: 6" Height: 1.1" Weight: 1.45 lbs.
Release Date Jun 30, 2005
Publisher Dodo Press
ISBN 1905432275 ISBN13 9781905432271
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More About Charles Kingsley
Charles Kingsley (1819 - 1875) led quite a wild life at university but, in 1842, he followed in his father's footsteps and was ordained as a priest. He was a Christian Socialist and spent his life campaigning for such things as better education for girls, and improving the living conditions of the working class. Victorian society was very inflexible and Kingsley was soon branded as a radical. His patriotic attitude to the Crimean War (1854 - 6), made him acceptable again and he became Chaplain to Queen Victoria. Later, royal influence led to his appointment as a Professor of History at Cambridge University. During his 'out of favour' years he was a devoted priest in Hampshire and put his beliefs into practice. His work as a parish priest and his lecture tours as a Christian Socialist, always came first, leaving his writing to take second place.
Charles Kingsley was born in 1819 and died in 1875.
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