The author argues that by fostering awareness of membership in an elite group, the native place lodges generated a sense of belonging to a nation that furthered the reforms undertaken in the early twentieth century.
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Author Biography - Richard Belsky
Richard Belsky is Associate Professor of History at Hunter College, City University of New York.