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- Collis, Henry, Fred Hurl, and Rex Hazlewood. B.P.'S Scouts : An Official History of the Boy Scouts Association. London: Collins, 1961.
- Dedman, Martin. "Baden-Powell, Militarism, and The "Invisible Contributors" To the Boy Scout Scheme, 1904-1920." Twentieth Century British History 4, no. 3, (1993): 201-223.
- Foster, Michael John, and Brotherhood of British Scouts Girl Scouts Association. The History of the British Boy Scouts 1909-1987: An Early Breakaway Movement. Rev. ed, A BBS Information Booklet Series. Aylesbury: Brotherhood of British Scouts, 1987.
- Gillis, John R. "Conformity and Rebellion: Contrasting Styles of English and German Youth." History of Education Quarterly 13, no. 3, (Autumn, 1973): 249-260.
- Miller, Richard Owen. "The New Feudalism: The Origins of the Boy Scout Movement in Edwardian England." Ph.D. diss., University of Missouri - Columbia, 1981.
- Proctor, Tammy Marie. On My Honour: Guides and Scouts in Interwar Britain, Transactions of the American Philosophical Society; v. 92, Pt. 2. Philadelphia: American Philosophical Society, 2002.
- Pryke, Sam. "The Popularity of Nationalism in the Early British Movement." Social History 23, no. 3, (October, 1998): 309-324.
- ———. "The Boy Scouts and the 'Girl Question'." Sexualities 4, no. 2, (May, 2001): 191-210.
- Purkiss, Joel A. "Strategic Imaginings: White Masculinities and Their Idealized Others in British and United States Boy Scout Handbooks, 1908-1948." Ph.D. diss., University of Michigan, 2005.
- Reynolds, Ernest Edwin. The Scout Movement. London: Oxford University Press, 1950.
- Scout Association. 75 Years of Scouting : A History of the Scout Movement in Words and Pictures. London: Scout Association, 1982.
- Springhall, J.O. "Youth and Empire : A Study of the Propagation of Imperialism to the Young in Edwardian Britain." D.Phil. diss., Sussex University, 1968.
- ———. "The Boy Scouts, Class and Militarism in Relation to British Youth Movements." International Review of Social History 16 (1971): 125-158.
- Summers, Anne. "Scouts, Guides and VADs: A Note in Reply to Allen Warren." English Historical Review
102 (October, 1987): 943-947.
- Voeltz, Richard A. "Reflections on Baden-Powell, the British Boy Scouts and Girl Guides, Racism, Militarism, and Feminism." Weber Studies 14, no. 2 (Spring/Summer), (1997).
- ———. "The British Boy Scout Migration Plan 1922-1932." The Social Science Journal 40, no. 1, (2003): 143-151.
- Wade, Eileen Kirkpatrick. Twenty-One Years of Scouting; the Official History of the Boy Scout Movement from Its Inception. London: C.A. Pearson Ltd., 1929.
- Warren, Allen. "Sir Robert Baden-Powell, the Scout Movement and Citizen Training in Great Britain, 1900-1920." English Historical Review 101 (April, 1986): 376-398.
- Bell, Margaret, and Northern Ireland Scout Council. A History of Scouting in Northern Ireland. S.I.: Northern Ireland Scout Council, 1985.
- Gaughan, J. Anthony. Scouting in Ireland. Blackrock, County Dublin: Kingdom Books, 2006.
- Mellows, Liam, Constance de Markievicz, and Donnchadh O'Seaghdha. The Irish Boy Scouts. Ireland, 2001.
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