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By Jessica L. Harland-Jacobs

ISBN-10: 0807830887

ISBN-13: 9780807830888

ISBN-10: 1469613484

ISBN-13: 9781469613482

ISBN-10: 1522686614

ISBN-13: 9781522686613

They outfitted a few of the first communal buildings at the empire's frontiers. The empire's strongest proconsuls sought front into their hotels. Their public rituals drew dense crowds from Montreal to Madras. the traditional unfastened and authorised Masons have been critical developers of empire, argues Jessica Harland-Jacobs. during this first learn of the connection among Freemasonry and British imperialism, Harland-Jacobs takes readers on a trip throughout centuries and 5 continents, demonstrating that from the instant it left Britain's seashores, Freemasonry proved valuable to the development and team spirit of the British Empire.

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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