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Foundations of Modern Freemasonry

Foundations of Modern Freemasonry

The Grand Architects - Political Change & the Scientific Enlightenment, 1714-1740
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Through an examination of primary documentary evidence, this title aims to contribute to an understanding of contemporary English political and social culture, and explore how Freemasonry became a mechanism that promoted the interests of the Hanoverian establishment, connecting a number of elite metropolitan and provincial figures.
Preface; Introduction; English Freemasonry Before the Formation of Grand Lodge; John Theophilus Desaguliers: Homo Masonicus; Grand Lodge: The Inner Workings; The Professional Nexus; The Rise of the First Noble Grand Masters; 'Through the Paths of Heavenly Science'; Conclusion; Appendices; Abbreviations; Electronic Reading & Research; Selected Bibliography; Index.
Through an examination of primary documentary evidence, this title aims to contribute to an understanding of contemporary English political and social culture, and explore how Freemasonry became a mechanism that promoted the interests of the Hanoverian establishment, connecting a number of elite metropolitan and provincial figures.

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Autor: Ric Berman
ISBN-13: 9781845194796
ISBN: 1845194799
Einband: Buch
Seiten: 320
Gewicht: 700 g
Format: 239x156x26 mm
Sprache: Englisch
Autor: Ric Berman
Ric Berman holds an MA in Economics from the University of Cambridge and a PhD in History from the University of Exeter. He is currently a Senior Visiting Researcher at MEHRC (Modern European History Research Centre) at the University of Oxford. Alongside a career in international corporate finance, Ric has been a regular speaker on Masonic and eighteenth century history for over ten years. A Past Master of Masonic lodges in London and Middlesex, he lives with his family in Oxfordshire, where he is presently researching a follow-up book.

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Autor: Ric Berman
ISBN-13:: 9781845194796
ISBN: 1845194799
Erscheinungsjahr: 25.11.2011
Verlag: Sussex Academic Press
Gewicht: 700g
Seiten: 320
Sprache: Englisch
Sonstiges: Buch, 239x156x26 mm, illus