The American Elsewhere: Adventure and Manliness in the Age of Expansion

The American Elsewhere: Adventure and Manliness in the Age of Expansion

by Jimmy L. Bryan, Jr.

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780700624782
Publisher: University Press of Kansas
Publication date: 09/22/2017
Pages: 384
Sales rank: 861,865
Product dimensions: 6.40(w) x 9.30(h) x 1.30(d)

About the Author

Jimmy L. Bryan Jr. is associate professor of history at Lamar University. He is the editor of The Martial Imagination: Cultural Aspects of American Warfare and the author of More Zeal Than Discretion: The Westward Adventures of Walter P. Lane.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments ix

Introduction i

1 The Adventurous Impulse 17

2 The Storyteller Nation 67

3 An Aristocracy of Buckskin 109

4 Sentimental Frontiers 161

5 The Companionship of Peril 208

6 Romantic Invaders 243

Epilogue: Legacies of Adventurous Manhood 284

Notes 295

Bibliography 349

Index 377

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