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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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Book Details

ISBN: 9781403912411
ISBN-10: 1403912416
Format: Paperback
(216mm x 140mm x 15mm)
Pages: 296
Imprint: Palgrave Macmillan
Publisher: Palgrave USA
Publish Date: 16-Sep-2008
Country of Publication: United States

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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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