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American Manhood: Transformations in Masculinity from the Revolution to the Modern Era / Edition 1
     

American Manhood: Transformations in Masculinity from the Revolution to the Modern Era / Edition 1

by E. Anthony Rotundo
 

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ISBN-10: 0465001696

ISBN-13: 9780465001699

Pub. Date: 05/28/1994

Publisher: Basic Books


In the first comprehensive history of American manhood, E. Anthony Rotundo sweeps away the groundless assumptions and myths that inform the current fascination with men's lives. Opposing the views of men's movement leaders and best-selling authors who maintain that manliness is eternal and unchanging, Rotundo stresses that our concept of manhood is

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In the first comprehensive history of American manhood, E. Anthony Rotundo sweeps away the groundless assumptions and myths that inform the current fascination with men's lives. Opposing the views of men's movement leaders and best-selling authors who maintain that manliness is eternal and unchanging, Rotundo stresses that our concept of manhood is man-made and that, like any human invention, it has a history. American Manhood is a fascinating account of how our understanding of what it means to be a man has changed over time.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780465001699
Publisher:
Basic Books
Publication date:
05/28/1994
Edition description:
Reprint
Pages:
396
Sales rank:
1,248,000
Product dimensions:
5.18(w) x 8.24(h) x 0.91(d)

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