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Boy Scouts

Overview page. Subjects: British History.

Youth movement founded by Baden‐Powell in 1908. Baden‐Powell was inspired to establish the Boy Scouts by the interest shown in his army training manual, Aids to Scouting, and by the example...

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Boy Scouts

John Cannon.

in A Dictionary of British History

January 2009; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: British History. 122 words.

Youth movement founded by *Baden‐Powell in 1908. Baden‐Powell was inspired to establish the Boy Scouts by the interest

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Boy Scouts

John Cannon and Robert Crowcroft.

in A Dictionary of British History

P ublished online July 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: British History. 124 words.

Youth movement founded by *Baden‐Powell in 1908. Baden‐Powell was inspired to establish the Boy Scouts by the interest shown in his army training manual, ...

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Boy Scouts

Richard A. Smith.

in The Oxford Companion to British History

P ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: British History. 288 words.

Youth movement founded by *Baden-Powell in 1908. Baden-Powell was inspired to establish the Boy Scouts by the interest shown

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Boy Scouts

in The Oxford Companion to British History

P ublished online January 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: British History. 289 words.

Youth movement founded by *Baden-Powell in 1908. Baden-Powell was inspired to establish the Boy Scouts by the interest

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Boy Scouts

Overview page. Subjects: British History.

Youth movement founded by Baden‐Powell in 1908. Baden‐Powell was inspired to establish the Boy Scouts by the interest shown in his army training manual, Aids to Scouting, and by the example...

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Modern Manhood and the Boy Scouts of America

Benjamin René Jordan.

April 2016; p ublished online September 2016 .

Book. Subjects: Gender and Sexuality. 306 pages.

Contrary to works arguing that both Boy Scouting and mainstream American manhood emphasized primitive virility and martial aggression in the early twentieth century, this book demonstrates...

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Boy Scouts

Jan Palmowski.

in A Dictionary of Contemporary World History

January 2008; p ublished online January 2008 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Contemporary History (Post 1945). 7 words.

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Boy Scouts

Christopher Riches and Jan Palmowski.

in A Dictionary of Contemporary World History

P ublished online September 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Contemporary History (Post 1945). 7 words.

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Boy Scouts

Edited by John Ayto and Ian Crofton.

in Brewer's Dictionary of Modern Phrase & Fable

January 2009; p ublished online January 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of English. 115 words.

A popular youth movement started by General Sir Robert Baden-Powell (Lord Baden-Powell of Gilwell) in 1908. The

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Boy Scouts

in Oxford Encyclopedia of the Modern World

January 2008; p ublished online January 2008 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Contemporary History (Post 1945). 6 words.

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Boy Scouts

Mark Moss.

in The Oxford Companion to Canadian History

January 2004; p ublished online January 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Regional and National History. 174 words.

Launched in 1908 by Robert Baden-Powell in the aftermath of the Boer War, with the purpose of preparing young

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Boy Scouts

Daniel Hahn.

in The Oxford Companion to Children’s Literature

January 2015; p ublished online July 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Children's Literature Studies. 50 words.

A movement first founded in Great Britain in 1908 by Lord *Baden-Powell, who wrote *Scouting for Boys. The Scout movement was established in the United States in ...

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Boy Scouts

in World Encyclopedia

P ublished online January 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: General Studies. 54 words.

Worldwide social organization for boys that encourages outdoor pursuits and good citizenship. It was founded (1908) in Britain

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“Conservation of Boyhood”: Boy Scouting's Modest Manliness and Natural Resource Conservation, 1910–1930

Ben Jordan.

in Environmental History

October 2010; p ublished online November 2010 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Environmental History; Contemporary History (Post 1945). 14172 words.

The Boy Scouts of America's emphasis on the simultaneous conservation of boyhood and natural resources prompted its phenomenal growth and broad range of popular and governmental support,...

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Vane, Sir Francis Patrick Fletcher, fifth baronet (1861–1934), army officer and boy scout leader

Roger T. Stearn.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Ethical Issues and Debates; Sports and Outdoor Recreation; Military History; Land Forces and Warfare. 2353 words.

Vane, Sir Francis Patrick Fletcher, fifth baronet (1861–1934), army officer and boy scout leader, was born on 16 October 1861 in Dublin, the only son of Frederick Henry Fletcher Vane...

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Boy Scouts v. Dale

Overview page. Subjects: Law.

530 U.S. 640 (2000), argued 26 Apr. 2000, decided 28 June 2000 by vote of 5 to 4; Rehnquist for the Court, Stevens and Souter in dissent.

In 1990, Boy ...

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Epilogue: Real Boy Scouts

in On My Honor

November 2001; p ublished online March 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Social and Cultural History. 2983 words.

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Boy Scouts v. Dale

in The Oxford Companion to the Supreme Court of the United States

January 2005; p ublished online January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Courts and Procedure. 497 words.

530 U.S. 640 (2000), argued 26 Apr. 2000, decided 28 June 2000 by vote of 5 to

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Boy Scouts of America.

Paul S. Boyer.

in The Oxford Companion to United States History

January 2001; p ublished online January 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: United States History. 6 words.

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Powell, Robert Stephenson Smyth Baden-, first Baron Baden-Powell (1857–1941), army officer and founder of the Boy Scouts and Girl Guides

Allen Warren.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Sports and Outdoor Recreation; Social and Cultural History; Ethical Issues and Debates; Military History; Land Forces and Warfare. 5426 words.

Powell, Robert Stephenson Smyth Baden-, first Baron Baden-Powell (1857–1941), army officer and founder of the Boy Scouts and Girl Guides, was born at 6 Stanhope Street, Paddington, London,...

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