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Scouting for boys : a handbook for instruction in good citizenship

Author: Robert Stephenson Smyth Baden-Powell Baden-Powell of Gilwell, Baron; Elleke Boehmer
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2004.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A trained scout will see little signs and tracks, he puts them together in his mind and quickly reads a meaning from them. Tips on health and hygiene, and object lessons in woodcraft.
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Named Person: Robert Baden-Powell Baden-Powell, Baron
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Robert Stephenson Smyth Baden-Powell Baden-Powell of Gilwell, Baron; Elleke Boehmer
ISBN: 0192805479 9780192805478 0192802461 9780192802460
OCLC Number: 54786712
Notes: Originally published: London : Horace Cox, 1908.
Description: lvii, 382 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
Responsibility: Robert Baden-Powell ; edited with an introduction and notes by Elleke Boehmer.
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'Scouting for Boys' (1908) is both a handbook and a philosophy for a way of living that replaces self with service, puts country before individual, and duty above all. It also details how to light  Read more...

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