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Wednesday

in On My Honor: Boy Scouts and the Making of American Youth

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226517049
eISBN:
9780226517032
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226517032.003.0005
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter presents the fourth-day experience of Jay Mechling while camping with Boy Scout Troop 49. As Mechling approached the Tiger Patrol site, he could see Tim — a small, first-year camper who ... More


The Land of the Dream

in Restless Nation: Starting Over in America

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226394787
eISBN:
9780226394732
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226394732.003.0002
Subject:
History, Cultural History

The constant motion in search of better lives is not exclusively American; it is perhaps the defining trait of the modern world. Vast populations have severed their ties to the land, ties that ... More


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