Freemasonry and Fraternalism

A Dictionary of Secret and Other Societies - by Arthur Preuss Purchase through Amazon  |  Purchase through CreateSpace Social history as a corrective to a historiography is often too limited to diplomacy and wars. It began an upward trajectory as early as the 1930s, but it remains constrained by the frustrating cost and availability of materials that even great research libraries lack. This…Read more A Dictionary of Secret and Other Societies
A General Register of all the Lodges and Grand Lodges of Freemasons: in North America - by J. Fletcher Brennan Purchase through Amazon  |  Purchase through CreateSpace Social history as a corrective to a historiography is often too limited to diplomacy and wars. It began an upward trajectory as early as the 1930s, but it remains constrained by the frustrating cost and availability of materials that even great research libraries lack.…Read more A General Register of all the Lodges and Grand Lodges of Freemasons: in North America
A Historical Account of Columbian Lodge of Free and Accepted Masons of Boston - by John T. Heard Purchase through Amazon  |  Purchase through CreateSpace Social history as a corrective to a historiography is often too limited to diplomacy and wars. It began an upward trajectory as early as the 1930s, but it remains constrained by the frustrating cost and availability of materials that even great research libraries lack.…Read more A Historical Account of Columbian Lodge of Free and Accepted Masons of Boston
A Small Basket of Chips From The Quarries - by William Heath Davis Purchase through Amazon  |  Purchase through CreateSpace This volume offers insight onto Victorian Freemasonry and the flowery prose that often accompanied it: The unseen player on the golden harp of Freemasonry has touched a sweeter chord; its notes speak of love, of joy, of gladness, whose harmonies will touch the heart…Read more A Small Basket of Chips From The Quarries
Ancient Masonic Mysteries: John Perry’s The Freemason’s Gift - Purchase through Amazon  |  Purchase through CreateSpace Edited and Introduced by Guillermo De Los Reyes The antiquity of Freemasonry is much debated. As a philosophical and ritualistic society, rather than a group of stonemasons, it certainly existed in the seventeenth century. But its beginnings are intertwined with the building of the great cathedrals of Europe,…Read more Ancient Masonic Mysteries: John Perry’s The Freemason’s Gift
Anti-Masonry and the Murder of Morgan: Lee S. Tillotson’s Ancient Craft Masonry in Vermont - Purchase through Amazon  |  Purchase through CreateSpace Edited and Introduced by Guillermo De Los Reyes The anti-Masonic movement during the 1820s and 1830s is sometimes related by scholars to the development of the American party system.  Certainly individuals migrated to the Know Nothing and Whig movements and eventually to the incipient Republican party, but more…Read more Anti-Masonry and the Murder of Morgan: Lee S. Tillotson’s Ancient Craft Masonry in Vermont
Between Conflict and Conformity: Freemasonry During the Weimar Republic and the “Third Reich” - Authored by Ralf Melzer Translated by Glenys A. Waldman Purchase through Amazon  |  Purchase through CreateSpace Freemasonry during the Weimar Republic and the ‘Third Reich’…One might ask, “Is that a chapter of forgotten persecution or a legend of persecution?” After extensive research in archives in Berlin, Moscow, and Washington, D.C., the author has determined that…Read more Between Conflict and Conformity: Freemasonry During the Weimar Republic and the “Third Reich”
Chains of Empire: English Public Schools, Masonic Children, Historical Causality, and Imperial Clubdom - by P. J. Rich Purchase through Amazon  |  Purchase through CreateSpace The British Empire’s and the English public schools’ peculiar system of rituals and rewards had more in common than has been realized. In Chains of Empire, Paul Rich related this to controversies about historical causality, morphic resonance, chaos, and the claims to influence of…Read more Chains of Empire: English Public Schools, Masonic Children, Historical Causality, and Imperial Clubdom
Challenges Facing Freemasonry - by John L.L. Cooper III, Preface by Paul J. Rich Purchase through Amazon  |  Purchase on CreateSpace Secrecy and ritualism often go together, although for many societies the secrecy is no longer as strong as it once was. However, ritual remains one of their major characteristics, making them distinct from a large number of other…Read more Challenges Facing Freemasonry
Dudley Wright: Writer, Truthseeker & Freemason - by John Belton Purchase through Amazon  |  Purchase through CreateSpace Dudley Wright (1868-1950) was an Englishman who took a universalist approach to the various great Truths of Life, he travelled though many religions in his life and wrote about them all, but was probably most at home with Islam. As a professional journalist he made…Read more Dudley Wright: Writer, Truthseeker & Freemason
Earl Warren’s Masonic Lodge: Herbert Phillips’ Fifty Year History of Sequoia Lodge - Purchase through Amazon  |  Purchase through CreateSpace Long before Earl Warren was a famous governor of California and then an important Chief Justice of the United States, he was forging a career in Freemasonry. Starting as an officer and eventually master of a local lodge whose history is recounted in this volume, he worked his…Read more Earl Warren’s Masonic Lodge: Herbert Phillips’ Fifty Year History of Sequoia Lodge
Elixir of Empire: The English Public Schools, Ritualism, Freemasonry, and Imperialism - by P. J. Rich Purchase through Amazon  |  Purchase through CreateSpace A companion volume, Chains of Empire: English Public Schools, Masonic Cabalism Historical Causality, and Imperial Clubdom, is the second in P. J. Rich’s trilogy about schooling as a political force. Explored are the ways in which the history of education contributes to political science,…Read more Elixir of Empire: The English Public Schools, Ritualism, Freemasonry, and Imperialism
Engaging Communities for High-Impact Threats to Critical Infrastructure: Dupont Summit 2015 Conference Proceedings of the InfraGard National EMP SIG Sessions - Edited by Chuck L. Manto and Stephanie A. Lokmer Purchase through Amazon  |  Purchase through CreateSpace Engaging Communities for High Impact Threats to Critical Infrastructure provides transcripts of the 2015 InfraGard National EMP SIG™ (EMP SIG)™ sessions at the Dupont Summit and additional materials from the subsequent months. This includes reports from the federal government…Read more Engaging Communities for High-Impact Threats to Critical Infrastructure: Dupont Summit 2015 Conference Proceedings of the InfraGard National EMP SIG Sessions
Fiat Lux: Full Score, Parts Included - Composed by by Gregory Thomas Woolford Martin Purchase on Amazon (Fiat Lux: Full Score, Parts Included)  |  Purchase on CreateSpace Purchase on Amazon (Fiat Lux: Piano & Vocal Score)  |  Purchase on CreateSpace Gregory Thomas Woolford Martin has composed for small and large ensembles, electronica, choir, film, theater, dance and orchestra. He has received grants from…Read more Fiat Lux: Full Score, Parts Included
Freemasonry in All Ages - by Rev. M.F. Carey The tension in Freemasonry over its legendary and real origins and with its Enlightenment ethos in contrast with Christian views is apparent in this work by an Irish Episcopalian priest who came to American in the later part of the nineteenth century and immersed himself in Masonic study. Considering the passage…Read more Freemasonry in All Ages
Freemasonry in Canada - Purchase through Amazon  |  Purchase on CreateSpace By Sheppard Osborne Since its appearance in 1915, Freemasonry in Canada has been a starting point for any serious discussion of Canadian lodge history. It was remarkable in its time for covering not only developments in the Canadian provinces but also the course of special Masonic groups such…Read more Freemasonry in Canada
Freemasonry in Inverness - by Alexander Ross Purchase on Amazon  |  Purchase on CreateSpace Alexander Ross (1834-1925) was educated at Inverness Royal Academy and became an architect like his father. He joined St. John’s Masonic Lodge in 1833 and eventually was its Master. Ross traveled throughout Scotland as public education expanded and was responsible for the plans of over 450…Read more Freemasonry in Inverness
Freemasonry in Old Buffalo: James Leroy Nixon’s History of Buffalo Consistory - Purchase through Amazon  |  Purchase on CreateSpace Buffalo had a reputation for being the “last city in the East” in terms of social mores, and in its heyday supported clubs and societies that had much in common with those in New York and Philadelphia. Some of these still survive, such as the Consistory of the…Read more Freemasonry in Old Buffalo: James Leroy Nixon’s History of Buffalo Consistory
Freemasonry’s Research Agenda - by Margaret C. Jacob, Preface by Paul J. Rich Purchase in Print  |  Purchase on CreateSpace Perhaps it should not be surprising that a secret society remains something of a secret. A telling comment made on several occasions by Pierre Mollier, the librarian of the Grand Orient or premier national body of French Freemasonry, nicely…Read more Freemasonry’s Research Agenda
Freemasonry, Politics and Rijeka (Fiume) (1785-1944) - by Ljubinka Toseva Karpowicz Purchase through Amazon  |  Purchase through CreateSpace LJUBINKA TOŠEVA KARPOWICZ studied sociology and later political science at the Faculty of Political Sciences at the University of Belgrade. She received her Ph.D. from the Faculty of Political Sciences at the University of Ljubljana in 1987. She worked as a researcher in various…Read more Freemasonry, Politics and Rijeka (Fiume) (1785-1944)
Freemasonry: A French View - by Roger Dachez and Alain Bauer Purchase through Amazon  |  Purchase through CreateSpace Perhaps one should speak not of Freemasonry but of Freemasonries in the plural. In each country Masonic historiography has developed uniqueness, but it is safe to say that one of the highest levels of scholarship has been in France. This book is a…Read more Freemasonry: A French View
Gems of Song for Eastern Star Chapters - compiled by Pitkin & Mathews Purchase on Amazon  |  Purchase on CreateSpace Although the Order of the Eastern Star at one time claimed ties to orders in the seventeenth and eighteenth century Swedish royal court, the consensus is that it was largely invented as a companion secret society to Freemasonry in the nineteenth century. Both…Read more Gems of Song for Eastern Star Chapters
Hints on Masonic Etiquette - by R. H. Gaynor Purchase on Amazon  |  Purchase on CreateSpace Freemasonry not only has myriad complex ceremonies for initiating and advancing candidates, but also preserves a code for every social occasion, including requirements for addressing others during meetings, offering banquet toasts, opening and closing letters, entering and leaving rooms – in short, conduct that…Read more Hints on Masonic Etiquette
History of the Knights of Pythias - by Jos. D. Weeks Purchase on Amazon  |  Purchase on CreateSpace Although a secret society, the Pythians sought to aid reconciliation after the Civil War and gave rise to other movements, including the Dramatic Order Knights of Khorassan, Princes of Syracuse, Knights of Omar, and Order of Calanthe. Membership is less than it once was, but…Read more History of the Knights of Pythias
History of the Worshipful Company of Glaziers of the City of London: Otherwise the Company of Glaziers and Painters of Glass - by Charles Henry Ashdown Purchase through Amazon  |  Purchase through CreateSpace Despite the name, The City of London is only a small part of metropolitan London, and is further unique in that it boasts of its own government. This centers on the ancient companies, or guilds, which in the Middle Ages held sway over the…Read more History of the Worshipful Company of Glaziers of the City of London: Otherwise the Company of Glaziers and Painters of Glass
How Washington Lost His Birthday and Other Masonic Essays: Gaston Lichtenstein’s How George Washington Lost His Birthday - Purchase through Amazon  |  Purchase through CreateSpace Edited and Introduced by Guillermo De Los Reyes This book by Gaston Lichtenstein is an antiquarian’s pleasure. An antiquarian is an enthusiast for things historical, and historians sometime regard being called an antiquarian as an insult, as a slur on their scholarship. But rather than a term of…Read more How Washington Lost His Birthday and Other Masonic Essays: Gaston Lichtenstein’s How George Washington Lost His Birthday
Hymns to the Gods & Other Poems - by Gen. Albert Pike Purchase on Amazon  |  Purchase on CreateSpace Albert Pike (1809-1891) began writing as a youth, and “Hymns to the Gods” was his first published poem when he was only 23. He subsequently became a contributor to Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine after his book, Prose Sketches and Poems Written in the Western Country,…Read more Hymns to the Gods & Other Poems
Invasions of the Gulf: Radicalism, Ritualism and the Shaikhs - by Paul Rich Purchase through Amazon  |  Purchase through CreateSpace The Gulf was ruled for a good part of the 19th and 20th centuries from India, and those who served there constituted a unique, small foreign service of their own. Their public (private boarding in American usage) school backgrounds taught them to believe in elitism…Read more Invasions of the Gulf: Radicalism, Ritualism and the Shaikhs
Ivanhoe Masonic Quartettes - Purchase through Amazon  |  Purchase on CreateSpace Selected and arranged by Thomas C. Pollack with a new preface by Sion M. Honea The numerous initiatory degrees which are staged by Masonic organizations are generally plays in which the candidate is a principal actor. Music has been a part of these dramas for at least the…Read more Ivanhoe Masonic Quartettes
L’Enfant and the Freemasons: H. Paul Caemmer’s The Life of Pierre Charles L’Enfant - Purchase through Amazon  |  Purchase on CreateSpace Edited and Introduced by Guillermo De Los Reyes The papers of Hans Paul Caemmerer (1922-1954) are deposited in the National Archives and include considerable correspondence concerning this book about Pierre Charles L’Enfant (1754–1825). It was Caemmerer who dispelled the belief that L’Enfant was an engineer, and found that he…Read more L’Enfant and the Freemasons: H. Paul Caemmer’s The Life of Pierre Charles L’Enfant
Lodge “Himalayan Brotherhood” No. 459 E.C.: Minute Books and Correspondence - by G. Reeves-Brown Purchase on Amazon  |  Purchase on CreateSpace The famous Himalyan Brotherhood lodge owes its origins to a Masonic lodge established in Calcutta in 1773. Members of descendant lodges organized Himalyan Brotherhood in 1838 in the Indian hill station of Simla, where British rulers spent the hot summers. Over the years the lodge attracted a…Read more Lodge “Himalayan Brotherhood” No. 459 E.C.: Minute Books and Correspondence
Lyrics & Love Songs - by Albert Pike, with a new introduction by Paul Rich Purchase on Amazon |  Purchase on CreateSpace Albert Pike was a Harvard dropout, Confederate general, lawyer for Native American causes, celebrated Masonic leader, and lifelong writer of poems. Erudite in many languages and expert on folklore and mythology, his work “Morals and Dogma” continues to be…Read more Lyrics & Love Songs
Manual of Knights Templar - by Edward J. Newman Purchase on Amazon |  Purchase on CreateSpace Partly because of novelists and Hollywood, the Masonic Knights Templar have enjoyed an enormous amount of recent attention, and are the subject of extravagant claims about their antiquity. The truth is that the present Templars, while admittedly going back many years, owe much to the…Read more Manual of Knights Templar
Manual of the Eastern Star: Containing the Symbols, Scriptural Illustrations, Lectures, etc. Adapted to the System of Speculative Masonry - by Robert Macoy Purchase through Amazon  |  Purchase through CreateSpace The secret cyphers and ritual books of the Eastern Star as well as of other fraternal societies inevitably make their way to the shelves of antiquarian book dealers. Efforts to get families to return documents and regalia when a member dies are more often than…Read more Manual of the Eastern Star: Containing the Symbols, Scriptural Illustrations, Lectures, etc. Adapted to the System of Speculative Masonry
Masonic Poems - by Masonic Service Association US Purchase through Amazon  |  Purchase through CreateSpace Masonic poems can be maudlin or marvelous, but critics must concede that Rudyard Kipling and Robert Burns cannot be accused of being amateurs. In short, the poetry of Freemasonry is a very mixed bag. It often is on show at table lodges, which…Read more Masonic Poems
Masonic Regularity - by Alain Bernheim Purchase through Amazon  |  Purchase through CreateSpace Alain Bernheim was born in Paris on May 23, 1931. At twelve he was interned in Drancy under Occupied France. After World War II was over, Bernheim studied at the National Music Conservatory of Paris, and became the first French Fulbright scholar sent to the…Read more Masonic Regularity
Masonic Regularity and Recognition: A Global Issue - Roger Dachez, Introduction by Alain Bauer Purchase through Amazon  |  Purchase through CreateSpace “The issue of regularity and recognition in Freemasonry is examined here from a mainly French point of view, because France is essentially the only major Masonic country in the world where this debate is so complicated. However, in working to re-address the…Read more Masonic Regularity and Recognition: A Global Issue
Masonic Secret Signs and Passwords: The 1856 Edition of Jeremy L. Cross’s The True Masonic Chart  - Purchase through Amazon  |  Purchase through CreateSpace Edited and Introduced by Guillermo De Los Reyes Contrary to what people think about Masonic secrecy, over the centuries a number of books have revealed much about what goes on in lodges.  Certainly Jeremy Cross was relied on as a crib for nervous officers when they put on…Read more Masonic Secret Signs and Passwords: The 1856 Edition of Jeremy L. Cross’s The True Masonic Chart 
Masonic Tombstones and Masonic Secrets: Dora C. Jett’s  Minor Sketches of Major Folk - Purchase through Amazon  |  Purchase through CreateSpace Edited and Introduced by Paul Rich Freemasonry carries its secrets beyond death. Masonic funeral ceremonies, the placing of the apron and sprig of acacia in the coffin, and internment rites at burial are part of Craft’s rituals. The carvings on tombstones of Masonic cemeteries are a source of…Read more Masonic Tombstones and Masonic Secrets: Dora C. Jett’s  Minor Sketches of Major Folk
Meeting Minutes of Naval Lodge No. 4 F.A.A.M. 1812 - Purchase through Amazon  |  Purchase through CreateSpace Edited and Introduced by Isaiah Akin This book contains the Meeting minutes of Naval Lodge No. 4 F.A.A.M. of Washington DC from 1812, along with articles about the people mentioned and the Washington Navy Yard where many of them worked, and gives insight into Freemasonry in early America.…Read more Meeting Minutes of Naval Lodge No. 4 F.A.A.M. 1812
Meeting Minutes of Naval Lodge No. 4 F.A.A.M. 1813 - Purchase through Amazon  |  Purchase through CreateSpace Edited and Introduced by Isaiah Akin This book contains the Meeting minutes of Naval Lodge No. 4 F.A.A.M. of Washington DC from 1813, along with articles about the people mentioned and the Washington Navy Yard where many of them worked, and gives insight into Freemasonry in early America.…Read more Meeting Minutes of Naval Lodge No. 4 F.A.A.M. 1813
New Sources on Women and Freemasonry -  Purchase through Amazon  |  Purchase on CreateSpace Edited and Introduced by Pierre Mollier There has been a great lack in international scholarship concerned with ritual and secrecy because so much of the good work is being done in languages that the mono-lingual English-speaking world has no idea exist. The strength of the articles in this collection…Read more New Sources on Women and Freemasonry
Philippine Masonic Directory ~ 1918 - by Chas. M. Colton Purchase on Amazon |  Purchase on CreateSpace Originally limited to the Spanish occupiers, Freemasonry attracted leaders of the Philippine independence movement and has played an important role in the history of the islands. The great leader Joseph Rizal was an active member, as were Marcelo H. Del Pilar, Graciano Lopez Jaena, Jose…Read more Philippine Masonic Directory ~ 1918
Plain Thoughts on Secret Societies - by John Lawrence Purchase through Amazon  |  Purchase through CreateSpace John Lawrence (1824-1899) was a historian of the United Brethren churches and an abolitionist. When he wrote Plain Thoughts there was a clear consensus among his fellow believers that Freemasonry was insidious and diabolical. But in 1889 the United Brethren split into two denominations. Contributing…Read more Plain Thoughts on Secret Societies
President John Quincy Adams’ Quarrel with the Freemasons - Edited and Introduced by Guillermo De Los Reyes Such was the revulsion in the United States over the purported murder of William Morgan, an upstate New Yorker who in 1826 disappeared after threatening to expose Masonic secrets, that political groups campaigned to drive Masons out of office and close down their lodges. President John Quincy…Read more President John Quincy Adams’ Quarrel with the Freemasons
Proceedings of the Grand Lodge of the District of Columbia – 1898 - by John P. Sheiry Purchase through Amazon  |  Purchase through CreateSpace The Grand Lodge of the District of Columbia is not the grand lodge for the United States, but at times because of its site it has national importance. The election of Brother William McKinley as president in 1896 was the beginning of an extraordinarily visible…Read more Proceedings of the Grand Lodge of the District of Columbia – 1898
Ritual and Secrecy Confront Reality - Edited by by Pierre Mollier, Daniel Kerjan, Yves Hilvert-Messeca, and Carter Charles Purchase through Amazon  |  Purchase on CreateSpace This special issue of Ritual, Secrecy and Civil Society, among other things, questions explores the ways in which the secret initiatory societies interface with political and social history. It would be a great mistake to think that…Read more Ritual and Secrecy Confront Reality
Ritual Order of the Rainbow for Girls - by W. Mark Sexson Purchase through CreateSpace Social history as a corrective to a historiography is often too limited to diplomacy and wars. It began an upward trajectory as early as the 1930s, but it remains constrained by the frustrating cost and availability of materials that even great research libraries lack. This volume is a…Read more Ritual Order of the Rainbow for Girls
Royal Arch Masonry in Pennsylvania - by William J. Paterson The Royal Arch is a Masonic degree as well as a rite of several degrees that are close companions of the initial three Masonic degrees. Many Freemasons consider it the logical conclusion of the Masonic initiation. It was conferred in America in the eighteenth century, and continues to be given today.…Read more Royal Arch Masonry in Pennsylvania
Stories for the American Freemason’s Fireside - by C. W. Towle Purchase through Amazon  |  Purchase on CreateSpace This is a collection of stories intended to be morality tales for Masons and their admirers. Numerous nineteenth century writers saw a market for fiction whose intention was to inculcate the values of a popular, redefined Freemasonry. The result was a folklore that has been…Read more Stories for the American Freemason’s Fireside
The Genius of Freemasonry: William B. Clarke’s Leaves From Georgia Masonry - Purchase through Amazon  |  Purchase on CreateSpace The reader with a curiosity about the secrets of Freemasonry is confronted with a vast and eccentric literature, much of which is highly fanciful and often completely fictional. Finding books that have their feet on the ground, so to speak, is not easy. This is one, solid and truthful, and…Read more The Genius of Freemasonry: William B. Clarke’s Leaves From Georgia Masonry
The History of the Order of the Eastern Star Among Colored People - by Mrs. S. Joe Brown Purchase through Amazon  |  Purchase through CreateSpace Social history as a corrective to a historiography is often too limited to diplomacy and wars. It began an upward trajectory as early as the 1930s, but it remains constrained by the frustrating cost and availability of materials that even great research libraries…Read more The History of the Order of the Eastern Star Among Colored People
The Lodge of Washington and His Neighbors - Purchase through Amazon  |  Purchase from CreateSpace By Charles H. Calahan In 1928, the Masonic lodge that George Washington had presided over as Worshipful Master gathered anecdote about his connections with Alexandria, Virginia, and commissioned photographs of relics and places that provide unusual insights into his career. Not the least of these artifacts is the old clock…Read more The Lodge of Washington and His Neighbors
The Pope and the Freemasons: The Letter “Humanum Genus” of the Pope, Leo, XIII against Free-Masonry and the Spirit of the Age - Purchase through Amazon  |  Purchase through CreateSpace By Pope Leo XIII Popes have never been enthusiastic about Freemasonry. Clement XII condemned the order in 1738, as did Benedict XIV in 1751. This was followed by interdicts by Pius VII in 1821, Leo XII in 1826, Pius VIII in 1829, Gregory XVI in 1832, and Pius…Read more The Pope and the Freemasons: The Letter “Humanum Genus” of the Pope, Leo, XIII against Free-Masonry and the Spirit of the Age
The Story of the City Companies - by P.H. Ditchfield Purchase on Amazon  |  Purchase on CreateSpace As this volume shows, the guilds or livery companies of London started as medieval associations of tradesmen: haberdashers, skinners, goldsmiths, and ironmongers. They became charity foundations, trustees of schools and hospitals, custodians of art treasures and historic buildings, and the electorate for the leadership of the…Read more The Story of the City Companies
The Symbolic Tradition of Freemasonry - Edited by Pierre Mollier Purchase Print Version  |  Purchase on CreateSpace This volume, full of significant work on Freemasonry and kindred subjects, is the result of a bold effort to make the best in articles about fraternalism appearing in tonguesother than English available to the English-speaking scholarly world. The productivity and sophistication of researchers in Europe…Read more The Symbolic Tradition of Freemasonry
The Thomas Starr King Dispute: Acceptance and Unveiling of the Statues of Junipero Serra and Thomas Starr King - Purchase through Amazon  |  Purchase through CreateSpace The Reverend Thomas Starr King left the amenities of bookish and comfortable Boston, where he was lionized as a charismatic and courageous preacher, to take a struggling Unitarian pulpit in a San Francisco that in the 1850s was hardly the sophisticated city that it is today.  He soon…Read more The Thomas Starr King Dispute: Acceptance and Unveiling of the Statues of Junipero Serra and Thomas Starr King
The Unparalleled Sufferings of John Coustos: The Cruel Tortures to Extract the Secrets of Freemasonry - by John Coustos Purchase through Amazon  |  Purchase through CreateSpace Social history as a corrective to a historiography is often too limited to diplomacy and wars. It began an upward trajectory as early as the 1930s, but it remains constrained by the frustrating cost and availability of materials that even great research libraries lack. This…Read more The Unparalleled Sufferings of John Coustos: The Cruel Tortures to Extract the Secrets of Freemasonry
The Wisdom of Thomas Starr King: Thomas Starr King’s Substance and Show - Purchase through Amazon  |  Purchase through CreateSpace Two peaks, one in New Hampshire’s White Mountains and one in Yosemite National Park, are named after Thomas Starr King. He left a brilliant career in Boston to go to San Francisco in 1860, where his convincing oratory was credited with keeping California firmly on the Union side…Read more The Wisdom of Thomas Starr King: Thomas Starr King’s Substance and Show
Young Freemasons?: Frank S. Land’s Order of DeMolay - Purchase through Amazon  |  Purchase on CreateSpace Edited and Introduced by Guillermo De Los Reyes The Order of DeMolay is a puzzle.  It originated in the United States but is widespread, with chapters in Italy and Japan and Germany as well as Latin America and Canada, and with rituals involving events in medieval Paris. It…Read more Young Freemasons?: Frank S. Land’s Order of DeMolay
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