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Across the Great Divide: Cultures of Manhood in the American West / Edition 1
     

Across the Great Divide: Cultures of Manhood in the American West / Edition 1

by Matthew Basso
 

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ISBN-10: 0415924715

ISBN-13: 9780415924719

Pub. Date: 01/28/2001

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

In Across the Great Divide, some of our leading historians look to both the history of masculinity in the West and to the ways that this experience has been represented in movies, popular music, dimestore novels, and folklore.

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In Across the Great Divide, some of our leading historians look to both the history of masculinity in the West and to the ways that this experience has been represented in movies, popular music, dimestore novels, and folklore.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415924719
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
01/28/2001
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
318
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.70(d)

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Table of Contents

CONTENTS

IntroductionLaura McCall

'Tell Me With Whim You Walk and I will Tell you Who You Are':Honor and Virtue in Eighteenth-Century Colonial MexicoRamon A. Gutierrez

Bulls, Bears and Dancing Boys:Race, Gender and Leisure in California

GoldrushSusan Lee Johnson

Manly Gamblles:The Politics of Risk on the Comstock Lode, 1860-1880Guther Peck

Cool to the End: Public Hangings and Western ManhoodDurwood Ball

White Men, Red Masks: Appropriations of Indian Manhood in Imagined

WestsDavid Anthony(Tyee-me)Clark and Joane Nagel

A Distinction and Antagonistic Race: Constructions of Chinese Manhood in the Inclusion Debates, 1869-1878Karen Leong

Nomads, Bunkies, Cross-Dressers, and Family Me: Coyboy Identity and the Gendering of Ranch

WorkDee Garceau

Domesticated Bliss: Ranchers and Their AnimalsKaren Merrill

Man-Power: Montana Copper Workers, State Authority, and the (Re)Drafting of Manhood in World War IIMatthew Basso

On The Road: Cassady, Kerouac, and Images of Late Western

MasculinityCraig Leavitt

'All the Best Cowboys Have Chinese Eyes':The Utilization of Cowboy-Hero Image in Contemporary Asian American LiteratureSteven Lee

'I guess your warrior look dosen't work every time': Challenging Indian Masculinity in the

CinemaBrian Klopotek

Tex-Sex-Mex: American: American Identities, Lone Star, and the Politics of Radicalized SexualityJose Limon

years to come." (Vicki Ruiz, Arizona State University)

Great Divide will be an engrossing read." (Elizabeth Jameson, University of Calgary )

Perdue, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill)

examines several great divides: male/female, white/non-white, working class/middle class, east/west. The book is a must for anyone interested in gender, diversity, the west-and great stories. (Elaine Tyler May, University of Minnesota )

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