The character factory: Baden-Powell and the origins of the Boy Scout movement

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Pantheon Books, 1986 - Biography & Autobiography - 335 pages
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Describes the origins of scouting in Edwardian England, and explains the reasons why Baden-Powell established the Boy Scouts

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The character factory: Baden-Powell and the origins of the Boy Scout movement

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Both of these titles assess the societal ethos that Victorian/Edwardian Eng land "manufactured'' in its efforts to maintain imperial sanctity (and momen tum) in a rapidly changing world. Man gan's ... Read full review

Contents

The Chief Scout
15
Fortifying the Wall of Empire
52
WorkingClass Lads and Public School Ideals
88
Copyright

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