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- Oxford University Press 1994; US$ 19.99 US$ 17.19
Behind the Mask of Chivalry exposes the inner workings of the Ku Klux Klan of the 1920s, and explains how it was able to attract millions of American men. Using an usual and rich cache of internal Klan records from Athens, Georgia, to anchor her observations, MacLean combines a fine-grained portrait of a local Klan world with an analysis of the movement's... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2008; US$ 54.95
As Chinese society becomes more open, and hopes rise that control by the Communist Party may become more relaxed, a great deal is expected from non-governmental organisations (NGOs) in the formation of civil society. This book, based on extensive original research including detailed interview research in over 40 Chinese NGOs, discusses the current... 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...
- University of Minnesota Press 2009; US$ 68.00
In 1915, forty years after the original Ku Klux Klan disbanded, a former farmer, circuit preacher, and university lecturer named Colonel William Joseph Simmons revived the secret society. By the early 1920s the KKK had been transformed into a national movement with millions of dues-paying members and chapters in all of the nation?s forty-eight states.... more...
- ABC-CLIO 2009; US$ 39.00
"Although there are hundreds of good historical studies of the Ku Klux Klan available, this one is especially helpful for students in high school and colleges due to its emphasis on providing a good, yet brief, history of the Klan, profiles of some of its major leaders, and especially primary source documents. An inexpensive purchase, most academic... more...
- ABC-CLIO 2009; US$ 49.00
This volume examines scouting?the largest voluntary movement for girls?in its first century of existence, seeking to understand how the organization has lasted and how it has changed. 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...
- OUP Oxford 2004; US$ 13.99 US$ 12.03
Scouting for Boys (1908) is the original blueprint and 'self-instructor' of the Boy Scout Movement. An all-time bestseller, it is both a handbook and a philosophy for a way of living that replaces self with service,puts country before individual, and duty above all. As well as practical instructions on how to light fires, stalk men and animals, it... more...