A Shared Experience: Men, Women, and the History of Gender / Edition 1

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For decades, women's history has been one of the most dynamic fields in all of American history. More recently, the study of manhood has drawn the attention of scholars, students, and general readers. Despite the obvious intersections of female and male gender roles, the nineteenth-century doctrine of "separate spheres" has dominated historical inquiry. The shared experiences and complementary lives of men and women have rarely been considered. This important new anthology, reflecting recent trends in the history of men and women, calls for the reintegration of the study of gender.

Only by focusing on the similarities, as well as the differences, in the lives of men and women can we achieve a fully representative portrait. The essays in this exciting collection, most commissioned exclusively for this book, cover American history from colonial times to the present, representing multicultural and interdisciplinary scholarship at its most persuasive.

Combining compelling subjects and thorough research, the contributors represent an appealing mix of established authors and new scholars. A lively blend of experience and innovation, A Shared Experiencemarks an important step in the development of American history and the burgeoning field of gender studies.

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"These essays . . . add to our historical understanding of gender and remind us yet again of its shaping power in the lives of both women and men."

-Men and Masculinities,

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780814796832
  • Publisher: New York University Press
  • Publication date: 8/1/1998
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 404
  • Product dimensions: 5.90 (w) x 8.90 (h) x 1.10 (d)

Meet the Author

Laura McCall is a professor of history at Metropolitan State College of Denver. She is completing a study of nineteenth-century men and women entitled Symmetrical Minds: Literary Men and Women in Antebellum America.

Donald Yacovone, associate editor at the Massachusetts Historical Society, has written Samuel Joseph May and the Dilemmas of Liberal Persuasion, 1797-1871 and most recently A Voice of Thunder: The Civil War Letters of George E. Stephens.

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Table of Contents

Foreword
Acknowledgments
Introduction 1
1 Talk Like a Man: Speech, Power, and Masculinity in Early New England 19
2 "Love Raptures": Marital, Romantic, and Erotic Images of Jesus Christ in Puritan New England, 1670-1730 51
3 A Marriage "Well-Ordered": Love, Power, and Partnership in Colonial New England 78
4 Making Men and Women in the 1770s: Culture, Class, and Commerce in the Anglo-American World 98
5 "The Language of Love": The Letters of Elizabeth and William Wirt, 1802-1834 119
6 Tippecanoe and the Ladies, Too: White Women and Party Politics in Antebellum Virginia 141
7 "Not So Wild a Dream": The Domestic Fantasies of Literary Men and Women, 1820-1860 176
8 "Surpassing the Love of Women": Victorian Manhood and the Language of Fraternal Love 195
9 A Northwest Passage: Gender, Race, and the Family in the Early Nineteenth Century 222
10 "I Am Going to Write to You": Nurturing Fathers and the Office of Indian Affairs on the Southern Ute Reservation, 1895-1934 245
11 Socrates in the Slums: Homoerotics, Gender, and Settlement House Reform 273
12 Chivalrous Men and Voting Women: The Role of Men and the Language of Masculinity in the 1911 California Woman Suffrage Campaign 297
13 The "Flabby American," the Body, and the Cold War 323
14 Making Room for Fathers: Men, Women, and Parenting in the United States, 1945-1980 349
Contributors 369
Index 373
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