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Author Loiselle, Kenneth, 1975- author

Title Brotherly love : Freemasonry and male friendship in Enlightenment France / Kenneth Loiselle
Published Ithaca : Cornell University Press, 2016
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Description 1 online resource : illustrations (black and white)
Summary Friendship, an acquired relationship primarily based on choice rather than birth, lay at the heart of Enlightenment preoccupations with sociability and the formation of the private sphere. This book argues that Freemasonry is an ideal arena in which to explore the changing nature of male friendship in Enlightenment France
Notes Previously issued in print: 2014
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Audience Specialized
Notes Description based on online resource; title from home page (viewed on June 29, 2016)
Subject Enlightenment -- France.
Freemasonry -- France -- History -- 18th century.
Male friendship -- France -- History -- 18th century.
France -- Social life and customs -- 18th century.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0801454875
9780801454875 (ebook)