Race Resistance and the Boy Scout Movement In British Colonial Africa by Timothy H. Parsons
English | Nov. 29, 2004 | ISBN: 0821415956 | 339 Pages | PDF | 3 MB
Conceived by General Sir Robert Baden-Powell as a way to reduce class tensions in Edwardian Britain, scouting evolved into an international youth movement. It offered a vision of romantic outdoor life as a cure for disruption caused by industrialization and urbanization. Scouting's global spread was due to its success in attaching itself to institutions of authority.