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.
Bullock does an outstanding job linking Masonry to larger social and political developments.
Journal of the Early Republic