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Lessons from the Varsity of Life
Contents: My Apologies; My Education; Art and Acting; Sport; Spying and Scouting; Soldiering; Matabeleland; The South African War; The South African Constabulary; As Inspector-General of Cavalry; Life Number Two; The Boy Scouts and Girl Guides; The War; Looking Back; With 8 illustrations and 115 Drawings by the Author. The following is Powell's explanation of why he wrote ...more
Paperback, 336 pages
Published November 30th 1992 by Stevens Publishing
(first published November 1992)
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Wow, this was actually a very fascinating book about Robert Baden Powell's life. It started off from the beginning, in a large family and going to grade school to fighting wars in India and Africa. He is also a very good hunter, artist and actor but most of all he is a very good Scout. He learned to be a leader of all types of people and situations. His "first" life was in the military and his "second" life was starting the Boy Scouts movement all over the world. He was such an inspired man to p ...more