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All Men Free and Brethren: Essays on the History of African American Freemasonry ed. by Peter P. Hinks, Stephen Kantrowitz (review)

All Men Free and Brethren: Essays on the History of African American Freemasonry ed. by Peter P.... JOURNAL OF THE EARLY REPUBLIC (Summer 2014) Bigham markers are found, although this can be pieced together from the text and maps. Overall, the book illustrates how a well-written regional case study can contribute across broader fields and disciplines, in this instance helping to define the place of the Scotch Irish in American culture. Th omas G. C onn ors is associate professor of history at the University of Northern Iowa and has published on Irish and American history. All Men Free and Brethren: Essays on the History of African American Freemasonry. Edited by Peter P. Hinks and Stephen Kantrowitz, Foreword by Leslie A. Lewis. (Ithaca, NY: Cornell University Press, 2013. Pp. 280. Cloth, $35.00.) Reviewed by Richard J. Boles All Men Free and Brethren presents the current state of scholarship on African American Prince Hall Freemasonry. It is both a rich collection of essays that cover a wide array of topics and time periods and an indispensable guide for further research. All the chapters work together to form a cohesive narrative of the history of African American Freemasons. Common themes within this book are the creative tension within Freemasonry between claims of universality and exclusive practices; the http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Journal of the Early Republic University of Pennsylvania Press

All Men Free and Brethren: Essays on the History of African American Freemasonry ed. by Peter P. Hinks, Stephen Kantrowitz (review)

Journal of the Early Republic , Volume 34 (2)

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Copyright © 2008 Society for Historians of the Early American Republic.
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JOURNAL OF THE EARLY REPUBLIC (Summer 2014) Bigham markers are found, although this can be pieced together from the text and maps. Overall, the book illustrates how a well-written regional case study can contribute across broader fields and disciplines, in this instance helping to define the place of the Scotch Irish in American culture. Th omas G. C onn ors is associate professor of history at the University of Northern Iowa and has published on Irish and American history. All Men Free and Brethren: Essays on the History of African American Freemasonry. Edited by Peter P. Hinks and Stephen Kantrowitz, Foreword by Leslie A. Lewis. (Ithaca, NY: Cornell University Press, 2013. Pp. 280. Cloth, $35.00.) Reviewed by Richard J. Boles All Men Free and Brethren presents the current state of scholarship on African American Prince Hall Freemasonry. It is both a rich collection of essays that cover a wide array of topics and time periods and an indispensable guide for further research. All the chapters work together to form a cohesive narrative of the history of African American Freemasons. Common themes within this book are the creative tension within Freemasonry between claims of universality and exclusive practices; the

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