Freemasonry and American Culture, 1880-1930.

By: Dumenil, LynnMaterial type: TextTextSeries: eBooks on DemandPrinceton Legacy Library: Publisher: Princeton : Princeton University Press, 2014Description: 1 online resource (329 p.)ISBN: 9781400853830Subject(s): Freemasonry -- United States -- History -- 19th century | Freemasonry -- United States -- History -- 20th century | United States -- Social conditions -- 1865-1918 | United States -- Social conditions -- 1918-1932 | WASPs (Persons)Genre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Freemasonry and American Culture, 1880-1930DDC classification: 366.10973 | 366/.1/0973 LOC classification: HS529 .D86 2014Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
Cover; Contents; Part 1: Masonry in the Nineteenth Century; Part 2: Masonry in the 1920s
Summary: As the United States moved from Victorian values to those of modern consumerism, the religious component of Freemasonry was increasingly displaced by a secular ideology of service (like that of business and professional clubs), and the Freemasons' psychology of asylum from the competitive world gave way to the aim of good fellowship"" within it. This study not only illuminates this process but clarifies the neglected topic of fraternal orders and enriches our understanding of key facets of American cultural change. Originally published in 1984. The Princeton Legacy Library uses the latest p
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Cover; Contents; Part 1: Masonry in the Nineteenth Century; Part 2: Masonry in the 1920s

As the United States moved from Victorian values to those of modern consumerism, the religious component of Freemasonry was increasingly displaced by a secular ideology of service (like that of business and professional clubs), and the Freemasons' psychology of asylum from the competitive world gave way to the aim of good fellowship"" within it. This study not only illuminates this process but clarifies the neglected topic of fraternal orders and enriches our understanding of key facets of American cultural change. Originally published in 1984. The Princeton Legacy Library uses the latest p

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