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By Corey D. B. Walker

A Noble Fight examines the metaphors and meanings at the back of the African American appropriation of the tradition, ritual, and establishment of freemasonry in navigating the contested area of yankee democracy. Combining cultural and political idea with broad archival research--including the invention of an extraordinary choice of nineteenth-century documents of an African American Freemason Lodge--Corey D. B. Walker offers an leading edge point of view on American politics and society in the course of the lengthy transition from slavery to freedom. With nice care and aspect, Walker argues that African American freemasonry presents a severe theoretical lens for knowing the unique methods African americans have built a greatly democratic political imaginary via racial unity and political nationalism, forcing us to think again even more circumspectly the advanced courting among voluntary institutions and democratic politics.

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