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Rotundo traces the drastic shifts in the meaning of masculinity that have occurred over the American Manhood argues that a revolution in our understanding of. In the first comprehensive history of American manhood, E. Anthony Rotundo sweeps away the groundless assumptions and myths that inform the Read More. In AMERICAN MANHOOD, Rotundo studies the changing experience of manhood over the past two hundred years among influential “white, middle class .

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American manhood: transformations in masculinity from the Revolution to the modern era

There was a problem adding your email address. Anthony Rotundo No preview available – Sign in via your Institution Sign in. American Manhood argues that a revolution in our understanding of masculinity has occurred twice over the last two hundred years. BasicBooks ,anhood, – Social Science – pages.

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American manhood: transformations in masculinity from the Revolution to the modern era

The qualities that were valued in a man were likewise transformed, from an ideal that called for the suppression of aggressive, competitive urges to an image of manliness that valued nothing more. How does a “manly” man amerucan My library Help Advanced Book Search.

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The Myth of Silent Spring: Read, highlight, and take notes, across web, tablet, and phone. Sign In Forgot password? Be the first to discover new talent! Opposing the views of men’s movement leaders and bestselling authors, who maintain that manliness is eternal and unchanging, E.

It furthers the University’s objective of excellence in research, scholarship, and education by publishing worldwide. What is “naturally” male? You could not be signed in. Email alerts New issue alert. From inside the book.

Two hundred years ago, for example, men were considered more sexually restrained than women. Related articles in Google Scholar. Receive exclusive offers manhod updates from Oxford Academic. Who is a “real man”?

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The book also reveals how changing concepts of manhood helped to define the character of many important modern American institutions, from higher education to sports to politics. This article is also available for rental through DeepDyve.

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While boys were once seen as separate from men–at times, more like females; later, as a host of antisocial impulses that need to be suppressed–by the end of the 19th century, men with Theodore Roosevelt as paradigm were seen as overgrown boys, their boyish impulses being their best part. Close mobile search janhood Article navigation.

The first history of American manhood this book sweeps away the groundless assumptions and myths that inform the current fascination with men’s lives. The 18th century lacked a true concept of homosexuality, allowing adult male friends to spend the night in each others’ arms–an act inconceivable to most contemporary heterosexuals. Sexuality, too, Rotundo says, has changed profoundly, and not always in ways we would think: Please provide an email address.

Similarly, men’s relation to women, while never abjuring the underlying framework of gender spheres, has repeatedly shifted to buttress men’s superiority. No eBook available Amazon.

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