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Scouting for Boys

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Scouting for Boys

Media  From 1908 

A book on boy scout training written by Robert Baden-Powell. It was originally published in six fortnightly instalments and contained information on 'self-survival', based on his boyhood experiences and his military career. It also promoted the merits of 'good-citizenship' and patriotism. Some of the advice in the early editions reflected Baden-Powell's supposed sexual repression, with information teaching adolescents how to control their lust; including 'periodically dipping your “racial organ” in ice-cold water'!

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Robert Baden-Powell - Wimbledon

{Below the Boy Scouts' badge:} In the Mill House Robert Baden-Powell, Chief S...

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Scouting for boys re-published

To mark the re-publication of Robert Baden-Powell's Scouting for Boys as part...

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