The Martyrdom of Ferrer

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The Martyrdom of Ferrer: Being a True Account of His Life and Work  (1909) 
by Joseph McCabe
Francesc Ferrer i Guàrdia was a Spanish-Catalan anarchist summarily executed by firing squad after the declaration of martial law in 1909.
THE MARTYRDOM OF FERRER


BEING A


TRUE ACCOUNT OF HIS LIFE AND WORK



BY

JOSEPH McCABE,

AUTHOR OF "THE DECAY OF THE CHURCH OF ROME,"

"LIFE OF GEORGE JACOB HOLYOAKE," ETC., ETC.


[ISSUED FOR THE RATIONALIST PRESS ASSOCIATION, LIMITED]


London:

WATTS &  ,

17, JOHNSON'S COURT, FLEET STREET, E.C.

1909

CONTENTS
CHAPTER PAGE
INTRODUCTION 5
I.— THE LIFE AND AIMS OF FERRER 11
II.— THE CHURCH IN SPAIN 23
III.— THE POLITICAL SYSTEM OF SPAIN 34
IV.— THE MODERN SCHOOLS 44
V.— THE REPLY OF CORRUPTION 56
VI.— THE INDICTMENT OF FERRER 69
VII.— THE DEATH OF FERRER—AND THE ECHO 83

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Francesco Ferrer,

MARTYR IN THE CAUSE OF SECULAR EDUCATION,

BORN JANUARY 10, 1859; MURDERED OCTOBER 13, 1909.

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