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- Ohio University Press 2004; US$ 23.99
Conceived by General Sir Robert Baden-Powell as a way to reduce class tensions in Edwardian Britain, scouting evolved into an international youth movement. It offered a vision of romantic outdoor life as a cure for disruption caused by industrialization and urbanization. Scouting's global spread was due to its success in attaching itself to institutions... more...
- Oxford University Press 2004; US$ 19.99
A trained scout will see little signs and tracks, he puts them together in his mind and quickly reads a meaning from them such as an untrained man would never arrive at.' A startling amalgam of Zulu war-cry and imperial and urban myth, of borrowed tips on health and hygiene, and object lessons in woodcraft, Robert Baden-Powell's Scouting for... more...
- Hay House 2007; US$ 6.99
Fresh from the success of her book Secrets & Mysteries of the World, Sylvia Browne now writes about the clandestine world of secret societies. Sylvias research, combined with her amazing communication with her spirit guide Francine, has uncovered the fact that many secret societies affect the lives of each of us every day . . . whether it be... more...
- Touchstone 2006; US$ 30.99
An essential notion in the #1 New York Times bestseller The Da Vinci Code is the existence of an age-old French society, the Priory of Sion, whose task it is to protect Christ's sacred bloodline. In The Sion Revelation, Picknett and Prince reveal the story of the Priory, taking readers on a highly significant, disturbing, and even alarming ride... more...
- Ulysses Press 2009; US$ 14.95
DID THE FREEMASONS CREATE THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA? Step back in time to the birth of a revolutionary new republic and discover how the utopian ideals of a visionary secret society laid the foundation for the most powerful nation on earth. Follow George Washington, Benjamin Franklin and other Founding Fathers as they transform the democratic... more...
- University of California Press 2014; US$ 26.95
This powerful study weaves the story of Freemasonry into the narrative of American religious history. Freighted with the mythical legacies of stonemasons? guilds and the Newtonian revolution, English Freemasonry arrived in colonial America with a vast array of cultural baggage, which was drawn on, added to, and transformed during its sojourn through... more...
- BRILL 2008; US$ 203.00
This volume concentrates on two aspects of the participation of women in Freemasonry: Women?s agency (i.e. the power women gained and exercised in this context) and rituals (i.e. the role of man and women in changing and shaping the rituals women work with). more...
- University of Alabama Press 2010; US$ 34.95
The first in-depth study of the Freemasons during the Civil War One of the enduring yet little examined themes in Civil War lore is the widespread belief that on the field of battle and afterward, members of Masonic lodges would give aid and comfort to wounded or captured enemy Masons, often at great personal sacrifice and danger. This... more...
- Liverpool University Press 2005; US$ 85.00
Despite its prominence, the Orange Order has never been the focus of significant scholarly attention. With Faith, Fraternity and Fighting , Donald MacRaild provides the first serious full-length study of the Orange Order in northern England. Making extensive use of archival materials - many previously unavailable to scholars - he reveals the ways in... more...