Revolutionary Brotherhood: Freemasonry and the Transformation of the American Social Order, 1730-1840

Revolutionary Brotherhood: Freemasonry and the Transformation of the American Social Order, 1730-1840

by Steven C. Bullock
     
 

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Revolutionary Brotherhood: Freemasonry and the Transformation of the American Social Order, 1730-1840

Editorial Reviews

From the Publisher
[A]ssuredly will be recognized as a landmark in the field.

Journal of Social History

The book's strength is its placement of Masonry in a variety of surrounding intellectual contexts.

Journal of Southern History

Any further inquires into the order of Freemasons in America will turn to this book as their starting point.

Journal of American History

[Bullock's] research is exhaustive, his argument learned and subtle, his prose clear, and his insights numerous.

Pennsylvania History

Bullock does an outstanding job linking Masonry to larger social and political developments.

Journal of the Early Republic

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780807847503
Publisher:
The University of North Carolina Press
Publication date:
09/07/1998
Series:
Published for the Omohundro Institute of Early American History and Culture, Williamsburg, Virginia Series
Edition description:
2
Pages:
448
Sales rank:
747,590
Product dimensions:
9.16(w) x 6.16(h) x 1.04(d)

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From the Publisher
Steven Bullock has discovered the secret of Freemasonry: Masons played a very important role in the formation of the American nation. . . . An accurate portrait of the ancient, honorable fraternity. . . . The reader can appreciate the true influence of the Craft.—S. Brent Morris, book review editor of The Scottish Rite Journal

In Revolutionary Brotherhood, Steven Bullock has proven our foremost guide through the vast forest of complexity and meaning that is early American Freemasonry. . . . One of the few indispensable books on the subject.—Mark C. Carnes, Barnard College, Columbia University

This is an excellent work on the place of Freemasons in Revolutionary and post-Revolutionary America, and an excellent addition to any Mason's library.—The Empire State Mason

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