Manliness

Manliness Author Harvey Claflin Mansfield
ISBN-10 0300122543
Release 2007
Pages 289
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This is the first comprehensive study of manliness, a quality both bad and good, mostly male, often intolerant, irrational, and ambitious. Drawing from science, literature, and philosophy, Mansfield formulates a reasoned defense of a quality hardly obedient to reason.



Manliness and Civilization

Manliness and Civilization Author Gail Bederman
ISBN-10 0226041492
Release 2008-04-07
Pages 322
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When former heavyweight champion Jim Jeffries came out of retirement on the fourth of July, 1910 to fight current black heavywight champion Jack Johnson in Reno, Nevada, he boasted that he was doing it "for the sole purpose of proving that a white man is better than a negro." Jeffries, though, was trounced. Whites everywhere rioted. The furor, Gail Bederman demonstrates, was part of two fundamental and volatile national obsessions: manhood and racial dominance. In turn-of-the-century America, cultural ideals of manhood changed profoundly, as Victorian notions of self-restrained, moral manliness were challenged by ideals of an aggressive, overtly sexualized masculinity. Bederman traces this shift in values and shows how it brought together two seemingly contradictory ideals: the unfettered virility of racially "primitive" men and the refined superiority of "civilized" white men. Focusing on the lives and works of four very different Americans—Theodore Roosevelt, educator G. Stanley Hall, Ida B. Wells, and Charlotte Perkins Gilman—she illuminates the ideological, cultural, and social interests these ideals came to serve.



Art of Manliness Collection

Art of Manliness Collection Author Brett McKay
ISBN-10 9781440322488
Release 2012-05-02
Pages 496
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This limited-edition collection contains a wealth of information and inspiration for the modern man. Included inside are the following books: The Art of Manliness. This book is dedicated to helping men uncover what manliness means in the 21st century, from rediscovering the outdoors to dressing with panache to becoming a good father. The Art of Manliness: Manvotionals. This book contains the manliest wisdom of the ages--a myriad of poems, quotes, and essays designed to inspire men to live life to the fullest and realize their complete potential as men. Together, housed in a classic cigar box, they make the perfect gift for any man (or soon-to-be man) who is conscious of leaving his mark on this world. (This $38 value is priced at only $29.99.) Also includes 6 drink coasters!



Manliness and Morality

Manliness and Morality Author J. A. Mangan
ISBN-10 071902367X
Release 1991-01-01
Pages 278
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Manliness and Morality has been writing in one form or another for most of life. You can find so many inspiration from Manliness and Morality also informative, and entertaining. Click DOWNLOAD or Read Online button to get full Manliness and Morality book for free.



Manliness a lecture

Manliness  a lecture Author Hugh Stowell Brown
ISBN-10 OXFORD:590171331
Release 1858
Pages
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Manliness a lecture has been writing in one form or another for most of life. You can find so many inspiration from Manliness a lecture also informative, and entertaining. Click DOWNLOAD or Read Online button to get full Manliness a lecture book for free.



The Art of Manliness

The Art of Manliness Author Brett McKay
ISBN-10 9781440308918
Release 2009-09-17
Pages 288
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Man Up! While it's definitely more than just monster trucks, grilling and six-pack abs, true manliness is hard to define. The words macho and manly are not synonymous. Taking lessons from classic gentlemen such as Benjamin Franklin and Theodore Roosevelt, authors Brett and Kate McKay have created a collection of the most useful advice every man needs to know to live life to its full potential. This book contains a wealth of information that ranges from survival skills to social skills to advice on how to improve your character. Whether you are braving the wilds with your friends, courting your girlfriend or raising a family, inside you'll find practical information and inspiration for every area of life. You'll learn the basics all modern men should know, including how to: Shave like your grandpa Be a perfect houseguest Fight like a gentleman using the art of bartitsu Help a friend with a problem Give a man hug Perform a fireman's carry Ask for a woman's hand in marriage Raise resilient kids Predict the weather like a frontiersman Start a fire without matches Give a dynamic speech Live a well-balanced life So jump in today and gain the skills and knowledge you need to be a real man in the 21st century.



Masculine Identities

Masculine Identities Author Herbert L. Sussman
ISBN-10 9780313391590
Release 2012
Pages 185
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This book provides an intriguing look at the long history of the changing definitions of what it means to "be a man," identifying both the continuity and disparity in these ideals and explaining the contemporary crisis of masculinity.



Men and Manliness on the Frontier

Men and Manliness on the Frontier Author Robert Hogg
ISBN-10 9780230250178
Release 2012-11-14
Pages 232
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What were the lived experiences of men on the frontiers of the British Empire? Using their journals, diaries and letters Robert Hogg examines the dreams, challenges and failures of men seeking their 'independence' on the margins of empire and demonstrates that life in colonial Queensland and British Columbia challenged preconceived ideas of manliness. Men were forced to sacrifice or modify elements of this ideal; some accepted that their manly aspirations were impossible to fulfil. In fact, this ideal of manliness contained a deep paradox. It was inherently contradictory, encompassing physical and mental prowess, caste hierarchies and egalitarianism, heterosexual dominance and the possibility of homoeroticism, Christian piety and the potential for violence and murder.



Manliness and Masculinities in Nineteenth century Britain

Manliness and Masculinities in Nineteenth century Britain Author John Tosh
ISBN-10 0582404495
Release 2005
Pages 219
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History is ¿about men¿. This book shows what a difference it makes to our understanding of history to put their masculinity under scrutiny. Ideal for students studying nineteenth-century social history, women's studies/men's studies, cultural studies, as well as those pursuing the history of the family and the history of the British Empire Written with exceptional lucidity Combines vivid historical re-creation with a clear explanation of the conceptual aspects of the subject Tosh is a well-known and respected historian - his book The Pursuit of History (Longman) has had lifetime sales of over 79,000 copies, and his edited collection Historians on History (Longman) has sold over 6,300 copies in its first edition.



Roman Manliness

Roman Manliness Author Myles McDonnell
ISBN-10 9780521827881
Release 2006-07-03
Pages 481
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This 2006 book examines notions of virtus as it contributed to Roman ideas of manliness.



The Myth of Manliness in Irish National Culture 1880 1922

The Myth of Manliness in Irish National Culture  1880 1922 Author Joseph Valente
ISBN-10 0252090322
Release 2010-10-01
Pages 328
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This study aims to supply the first contextually precise account of the male gender anxieties and ambivalences haunting the culture of Irish nationalism in the period between the Act of Union and the founding of the Irish Free State. To this end, Joseph Valente focuses upon the Victorian ethos of manliness or manhood, the specific moral and political logic of which proved crucial to both the translation of British rule into British hegemony and the expression of Irish rebellion as Irish psychomachia. The influential operation of this ideological construct is traced through a wide variety of contexts, including the career of Ireland's dominant Parliamentary leader, Charles Stewart Parnell; the institutions of Irish Revivalism--cultural, educational, journalistic, and literary; the writings of both canonical authors (Yeats, Synge, Gregory, and Joyce) and subcanonical authors (James Stephens, Patrick Pearse, Lennox Robinson); and major political movements of the time, including suffragism, Sinn Fein, Na Fianna E Éireann, and the Volunteers. The construct of manliness remains very much alive today, underpinning the neo-imperialist marriage of ruthless aggression and the sanctities of duty, honor, and sacrifice. Mapping its earlier colonial and postcolonial formations can help us to understand its continuing geopolitical appeal and danger.



Defoe s Writings and Manliness

Defoe   s Writings and Manliness Author Mr Stephen H Gregg
ISBN-10 9781409475439
Release 2013-04-28
Pages 208
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Defoe's Writings and Manliness is a timely intervention in Defoe studies and in the study of masculinity in eighteenth-century literature more generally. Arguing that Defoe's writings insistently returned to the issues of manliness and its contrary, effeminacy, this book reveals how he drew upon a complex and diverse range of discourses through which masculinity was discussed in the period. It is for this reason that this book crosses over and moves between modern paradigms for the analysis of eighteenth-century masculinity to assess Defoe's men. A combination of Defoe's clarity of vision, a spirit of contrariness and a streak of moral didacticism resulted in an idiosyncratic and restless testing of the forces surrounding his period's ideas of manliness. Defoe's men are men, but they are never unproblematically so: they display a contrariness which indicates that a failure of manliness is never very far away.



Manliness and Its Discontents

Manliness and Its Discontents Author Martin Summers
ISBN-10 9780807864173
Release 2005-12-15
Pages 400
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In a pathbreaking new assessment of the shaping of black male identity in the early twentieth century, Martin Summers explores how middle-class African American and African Caribbean immigrant men constructed a gendered sense of self through organizational life, work, leisure, and cultural production. Examining both the public and private aspects of gender formation, Summers challenges the current trajectory of masculinity studies by treating black men as historical agents in their own identity formation, rather than as screens on which white men projected their own racial and gender anxieties and desires. Manliness and Its Discontents focuses on four distinct yet overlapping social milieus: the fraternal order of Prince Hall Freemasonry; the black nationalist Universal Negro Improvement Association, or the Garvey movement; the modernist circles of the Harlem Renaissance; and the campuses of historically black Howard and Fisk Universities. Between 1900 and 1930, Summers argues, dominant notions of what it meant to be a man within the black middle class changed from a Victorian ideal of manliness--characterized by the importance of producer values, respectability, and patriarchy--to a modern ethos of masculinity, which was shaped more by consumption, physicality, and sexuality. Summers evaluates the relationships between black men and black women as well as relationships among black men themselves, broadening our understanding of the way that gender works along with class, sexuality, and age to shape identities and produce relationships of power.



The Art of Manliness Manvotionals

The Art of Manliness   Manvotionals Author Brett McKay
ISBN-10 9781440312007
Release 2011-10-28
Pages 263
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For centuries, being a man meant living a life of virtue and excellence. But then, through time, the art of manliness was lost. Now, after decades of excess and aimless drift, men are looking for something to help them live an authentic, manly life--a primer that can give their life real direction and purpose. This book holds the answers.



Manliness and Militarism

Manliness and Militarism Author Mark Howard Moss
ISBN-10 0195415949
Release 2001
Pages 216
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Euphoria swept Canada, and especially Ontario, with the outbreak of World War I. But why were people excited by the prospect of war? What popular attitudes about war had become ingrained in the society? This book examines the cult of manliness as it developed in Victorian and Edwardian Ontario, revealing a number of factors that fed the eagerness of youth to prove their mettle on the battlefields of Europe.



New Men

New Men Author Thomas A. Foster
ISBN-10 0814728227
Release 2011-01-24
Pages 292
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In 1782, J. Hector St. John de Crèvecoeur wrote, “What then, is the American, this new man? He is an American, who, leaving behind him all his ancient prejudices and manners, receives new ones from the new mode of life he has embraced.” In casting aside their European mores, these pioneers, de Crèvecoeur implied, were the very embodiment of a new culture, society, economy, and political system. But to what extent did manliness shape early America’s character and institutions? And what roles did race, ethnicity, and class play in forming masculinity? Thomas A. Foster and his contributors grapple with these questions in New Men, showcasing how colonial and Revolutionary conditions gave rise to new standards of British American manliness. Focusing on Indian, African, and European masculinities in British America from earliest Jamestown through the Revolutionary era, and addressing such topics that range from slavery to philanthropy, and from satire to warfare, the essays in this anthology collectively demonstrate how the economic, political, social, cultural, and religious conditions of early America shaped and were shaped by ideals of masculinity. Contributors: Susan Abram, Tyler Boulware, Kathleen Brown, Trevor Burnard, Toby L. Ditz, Carolyn Eastman, Benjamin Irvin, Janet Moore Lindman, John Gilbert McCurdy, Mary Beth Norton, Ann Marie Plane, Jessica Choppin Roney, and Natalie A. Zacek.



Muscle and Manliness

Muscle and Manliness Author Axel Bundgaard
ISBN-10 0815630824
Release 2005
Pages 223
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He then goes on to chronicle the dramatic changes in this model through the first decade of the twentieth century, as school governing philosophies evolved and an ideal of physical vigor and "conduct befitting a gentleman" emerged."