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confession of the Kibbo Kift

Hargrave, John

confession of the Kibbo Kift

a declaration and general exposition of the work of the kindred.

by Hargrave, John

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Published by Duckworth in London .
Written in English


The Physical Object
Pagination342p.
Number of Pages342
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18242983M

Pagan Pioneers: Founders, Elders, Leaders and Others. John Gordon Hargrave (circa )Written and compiled by George Knowles. John Gordon Hargrave (the White Fox) was a British writer, artist, inventor and politician. He was best known as the founder of the Kibbo Kift Kindred (KKK) in , an alternative Scouting movement opposed to the militaristic views of Lord Baden-Powell.   He also wrote Confession of the Kibbo Kift (), The Great War Brings it Home () and Young Winkle (). Lonecraft (), his best selling book, was the start of the UK Lone Scout program & has been credited as one of the 2 books that popularised scouting and Woodcraft in Europe, the other book being Ernest Seton’s Book of Woodcraft

Book | Kindle | Apple. Tracklist 1. The Golden Morning Breaks by Colleen from the album The Golden Morning Breaks. Reading from ‘The Spirit’ taken from The Confession of the Kindred of the Kibbo Kift by John Hargrave. 2. Camping by Sunol from the album Ohlone. Despite Hargrave's thorough documentation of the basic structure of the Kibbo Kift, most comprehensively in his book The Confession of the Kibbo Kift (in which he also disavowed the ‘racial absurdities and Nordic nonsense’ that similar back to nature groups in Germany were espousing, accurately predicting that talk of flying flags and.

The Kindred of the Kibbo Kift was the first of three youth movements led by the British artist, John Hargrave (–). The Kindred was founded in In the early s Hargrave renamed the group The Green Shirt Movement for Social Credit. In the Green Shirts evolved into The Social Credit Party of Great Britain which wound up in However, Hargrave was explicit in his denunciation of Hitler as early as , and a chapter of his The Confession of the Kibbo Kift () includes a chapter mocking racial absurdities and Nordic nonsense. A collection of brilliant individuals, the Kindred of the Kibbo Kift was neither fascist nor a cult.


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Confession of the Kibbo Kift by Hargrave, John Download PDF EPUB FB2

Annebella Pollen’s The Kindred of the Kibbo Kift is a revelation. This scholarly book explores England’s most fascinating and forgotten youth movement.

as Hargrave wrote in The Confession. 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 (). 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.5/5.

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The adoption by the Kibbo Kift of Social Credit as official policy presaged fundamental changes in its organisation and methods.

On January 3,Hargrave spoke at the Annual Kinfest, showing how it was the duty of the Kibbo Kift to break the power of the money-mongers. John Gordon Hargrave (6 June – 21 November ), (woodcraft name 'White Fox'), was a prominent youth leader in Britain during the s and s, Head Man of the Kibbo Kift, described in his obituary as an 'author, cartoonist, inventor, lexicographer, artist and psychic healer'.

He was a Utopian thinker, a believer in both science and magic, and a figure-head for the Social Credit Nationality: British. 6 Jan - Explore caraedden's board "Kibbo Kift" on Pinterest. See more ideas about London museums, Ritual dance and Worlds of fun pins.

of the Kibbo Kift Kindred, an Anglo-Saxon styled moot; it was reproduced in the reprint of The Confession of the Kibbo Kift (), by John Hargrave, leader and dominant personality of the Kindred.2 The Kindred have been an enigmatic, minor presence in histories of youth movements, an offshoot of the Scouts, rejecting Baden.

Sir Patrick Geddes was a supporter of the Kibbo Kift’s educational policy, calling it “a movement of promise” in reviewing Hargrave’s book, The Confession of the Kibbo Kift.

There was a certain amount of philosophical exchange occurring in the s between the Kibbo Kift and those interested in the group across the four nations. The Kindred of the Kibbo Kift: Intellectual Barbarians Hardcover out of 5 stars 3 ratings.

See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from Used from Hardcover "Please retry" $ $ $ Hardcover $ 2 Used from $ /5(3).

As Head Man of the Kibbo Kift, he was a prominent youth leader in Britain during the s and s. He was a Utopian thinker, a believer in both science and magic, and a figure-head for the Social Credit John Gordon Hargrave (6 June – 21 November ), (woodcraft name 'White Fox'), was described in his obituary as an 'author 4/5(3).

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It’s very heartening to see writing based on the work of John Hargrave and the activities of the Kibbo Kift. I spoke those words from “The Spirit” at the funeral of my father “Will Scarlet” 12 years ago. It appears at the end of the book “Confession of the Kibbo Kift” and surprisingly produced tears from the vicar in the church.

Top image: Kibbo Kift Kindred, men and boys on camp parade with totems, Image courtesy of Kibbo Kift Foundation. In the aftermath of the First World War, young people across Europe were imagining new ways of living that would create new utopias, experimenting with alternative living alongside new artistic ideas.

Annebella Pollen introduces the Kindred of the Kibbo Kift, a group of utopian idealists founded as an offshoot of the Boy Scouts movement in the s. Read more about the Kibbo Kift in. Demo for a proposed documentary about this remarkable movement and its charasmatic leader, John Hargrave.

The Boys' Book of Signs and Symbols () The Adventures of Raven Trail () Harbottle () Young Winkle () And Then Came Spring () The Pfenniger Failing () The Confession of the Kibbo Kift () The Imitation Man () Summer Time Ends () The Alberta Report () Professor Skinner Alias Montague Norman ().

The Kindred of the Kibbo Kift: Intellectual Barbarians is a magnificent book in which Annebella Pollen explores England’s most fascinating and forgotten youth movement.

The Kindred of the Kibbo Kift was founded inby John Hargrave, as an alternative to the Boy Scouts, a non-militaristic, coeducational youth group which Hargreave /5(3). Publisher: Donlon Books Year: Format: Hardcover book, thread sewn. Printed cover with foil deboss Condition: New The Kindred of the Kibbo Kift: Intellectual Barbarians is the first full-length work to explore the innovative cultural production of the English.

Her book, The Kindred of the Kibbo Kift: Intellectual Barbarians, is available direct from the publishers, Donlon Books. Maker Assembly is supported by The. Costume for Kibbo Kift youth movement Courtesy the Whitechapel Gallery Archive Kibbo Kift is a phrase from an archaic Cheshire dialect.

Meaning ‘to show great strength’, it was the name given to an organisation active in and Bri Kibbo Kift is a phrase from an archaic Cheshire dialect pins.

The Kibbo Kift were an early 'open air' social movement founded by John Hargrave in Hargrave’s aim was to encourage “outdoor education, the learning of handicrafts, physical training, the reintroduction of ritual into modern life, the regeneration of urban man and the establishment of a new world civilisation.”.

This was a description Kibbo Kift used about themselves in the s. After having served as a stretcher bearer in the First World War, John Hargrave, Kibbo Kift’s founder and leader, had seen the terrible effects of battle and he believed that the modern, urban, Western world was collapsing.

The other KKK: how the Kindred of the Kibbo Kift tried to craft a new world Mon 2 Nov EST Last modified on Thu 26 Mar EDT A .