American Freemasons: Three Centuries of Building Communities
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BeschreibungThe history of Freemasonry in America is told through 180 gorgeous, color illustrations and rich prose.
PortraitMark A. Tabbert is a curator at the Museum of National Heritage in Lexington, MA. His work has appeared in The Northern Light, Heredom, and American Studies, among other places. He lives in Arlington, MA.
Pressestimmen"Visually, this is an attractive book: large format, profusely illustrated, just on the right side of coffee-table-ish." --Fortean Times"The real history of Freemasonry is arguably more interesting than all the tales woven about it." --U.S. News & World Report"Tabbert, curator of the National Heritage Museum and master of a Masonic lodge in Massachusetts, writes from the inside out, offering an interesting overview of the history of Freemasonry and its attributes." --Choice, recommended"This beautifully-illustrated book is the best introduction to the Masonic past now available for brothers and for curious outsiders." --Steven C. Bullock, author of Revolutionary Brotherhood: Freemasonry and the Transformation of the American Social Order, 1730-1840"From colonial times to the present, Masons have always been central to community life in America. Mark Tabbert tells their story in a fresh and arresting way... This informative and visually delightful book introduces us to a vital aspect of our nation's civic history." --Theda Skocpol, Harvard University"American Freemasons makes a significant contribution by providing a one-volume overview of the entire history of Masonic activity in what is now the United States. With illustrations drawn from the rich collections of the National Heritage Museum, this volume is visually appealing as well as intellectually rewarding." --William D. Moore, University of North Carolina at Wilmington"American Freemasons draws from an extensive body of research to portray numerous anecdotes of Freemasons helping fellows and others... Black-and-white and color photographs illustrate this engaging survey." --Bookwatch
Untertitel: Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: NEW YORK UNIV PR
Erscheinungsdatum: Juni 2005
Seitenanzahl: 262 Seiten