Scout Field Book. James E. West (Chief Scout) and William Hillcourt (Author, Handbook for Patrol Leaders). New York: Boy Scouts of America, 1948. Eighth Printing 1953. 540 pages. Dr. David Harley

Some time ago while going through a box of books, I came across the volume under present consideration and began to browse through the pages. I was struck by numerous passages that make reference to what in today’s language would be referred to as mental health issues. Given that it is unlikely that you will […]

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