French Freemasonry, Women, and Feminist Scholarship

  title={French Freemasonry, Women, and Feminist Scholarship},
  author={J. M. Burke and M. Jacob},
  journal={The Journal of Modern History},
  pages={513 - 549}
Eighteenth-century freemasonry is now back on the agenda. Given the events of the 1980s, perhaps this was inevitable. The past ten or more years have revealed in both scholarship and life the importance of voluntary association and civil society. Precisely when voluntary associations in Eastern Europe emerged to oppose the absolutist Soviet system, Habermas's thesis on the importance of the new public sphere in Western European development began to influence historical work on the eighteenth… Expand
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La Franc-MaConnerie et l'etat en France au XVIII siecle
  • 1943
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    Manuel des francs-maCons et des franches-maConnes, nouvelle edition, enrichie desplusieurs cantiques (Philadelphia
      Tout Citoyen s'approche avec confiance du Prince qui l'accueille; l'un oublie son elevation, l'autre n'oublie rien, & tous deux sont egaux par les vertues
      • The manuscript is signed "Bignon" and dated 1782 from the lodge La Fidelite in Paris (B.N. MS FM