The Character Factory: Baden-Powell and the Origins of the Boy Scout Movement

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Pantheon Books, 1986 - Social Science - 335 pages
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


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