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Annabella Pollen
The Kindred of the Kibbo Kift: Intellectual Barbarians by Annebella Pollen (Hardback, 2015)
Donlon Books, 2016. Condition: Like New. A unique opportunity to purchase the incredibly rare volume 'The Kindred Of The Kibbo Kift' by Annabella Pollen. Lavishly illustrated. Copies are seldom publicly available. Condition is Like New. Publisher: Donlon Books Year: 2016 Format: Hardcover book, thread sewn. Printed cover with foil deboss Edition: First, out of print Condition: Like New The Kindred of the Kibbo Kift: Intellectual Barbarians is the first full-length work to explore the innovative cultural production of the English camping and hiking organization (1920-1932). Founded after the First World War as a reaction to militarism in scouting, Kibbo Kift developed into an all-ages organization for men and women. It attracted the support of a range of high-profile writers, artists, scientists and campaigners from DH Lawrence to HG Wells. Underpinned by a complex, distinctive philosophy, Kibbo Kift's practices were wide-ranging, extending across health and handicraft, pacifism and propaganda, myth and magic, education and economics. These ambitious ideas can be seen most clearly in the group's mystical and modernist art and design. The Kindred of the Kibbo Kift: Intellectual Barbarians features over 100 largely unseen examples of the group's accomplished creative output. These include decorated tents, campaign banners, illuminated manuscripts, protest graphics, carved totems and ceremonial attire alongside previously unpublished photographs by Angus McBean. The textual content, underpinned by extensive research in public and private archives, provides comprehensive analysi … [Click Below for Full Description]
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