Masculinity in the Modern West
Gender, Civilization and the Body
By (author) Christopher E. Forth
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Masculinity in the Modern West by Christopher E. Forth
Book DescriptionWhat does it mean to be a man? To be manly? How has this changed throughout history? This text examines the manly stereotype, which stresses courage and athletic comportment, which from the 18th century onwards became representative of normative modern society.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781403912404
(216mm x 140mm x 20mm)
Imprint: Palgrave Macmillan
Publisher: Palgrave USA
Publish Date: 16-Sep-2008
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author Christopher E. Forth
Confronting Modernity in Fin-de-siecle France, Hardback (November 2009)
The turn of the twentieth century represented a crossroads in the French experience of modernization, especially in regard to ideas about gender and sexuality. Drawing together prominent scholars in French gender history, this volume explores how historians have come to view this period in light of new theoretical developments since the 1980s.
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What does it mean to be a man? To be manly? How has this changed throughout history? This text examines the manly stereotype, which stresses courage and athletic comportment, which from the 18th century onwards became representative of normative modern society.
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Author Biography - Christopher E. Forth
CHRISTOPHER E. FORTH is the Howard Professor of Humanities& Western Civilization at the University of Kansas. His books include Zarathustra in Paris: The Nietzsche Vogue in France, 1891-1918, The Dreyfus Affair and the Crisis of French Manhood, and (co-edited with Bertrand Taithe) French Masculinities: History, Politics and Culture.
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