“A Separate Path”: Scouting and Guiding in Interwar South Africa

  title={“A Separate Path”: Scouting and Guiding in Interwar South Africa},
  author={Tammy M. Proctor},
  journal={Comparative Studies in Society and History},
  pages={605 - 631}
  • T. Proctor
  • Published 1 July 2000
  • History
  • Comparative Studies in Society and History
The Boy Scout and Girl Guide movements arose in the first decades of the twentieth century, an era of social and political unrest, and they were initially the center of intense controversy in Britain.Much has been written on the Baden-Powells and the Scout organization, but little has been done on either the Guides or on gender in either movement. Also, most works deal specifically with the first two decades of the movements, rather than with the interwar period. The major official histories of… 

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