By Jessica L. Harland-Jacobs
The association officially emerged in 1717 as a fraternity pointed out with the beliefs of Enlightenment cosmopolitanism, akin to common brotherhood, sociability, tolerance, and benevolence. As Freemasonry unfold to Europe, the Americas, Asia, Australasia, and Africa, the group's claims of cosmopolitan brotherhood have been positioned to the try out. Harland-Jacobs examines the brotherhood's position in varied colonial settings and the impression of the empire at the brotherhood; within the approach, she addresses problems with globalization, supranational identities, imperial strength, fraternalism, and masculinity. through monitoring an immense, identifiable establishment around the large chronological and geographical expanse of the British Empire, Builders of Empire makes an important contribution to transnational background in addition to the background of the Freemasons and imperial Britain.
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Builders of Empire: Freemasons and British Imperialism, 1717-1927 by Jessica L. Harland-Jacobs