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|Named Person:||William James; William James; William James; William James|
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|Description:||318 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.|
|Contents:||William James. "Is life worth living?" ; Chained to a dead man ; The man--and wife --
Teaching men manhood at Harvard. "First citizen of the republic": Charles William Eliot ; The Harvard artistocracy ; "Manly sports" ; "Scholarly manliness" ; "Man to man": the faculty and students at Harvard ; John Jay Chapman on the spirit of the age --
William James' teaching. The "undisciplinables" and the "pass men" at Harvard ; "The fullness of living itself" ; Differences with others --
On a certain blindness. "As the men saw her" ; "All the new races" ; "After all who are men?": W.E.B. Du Bois --
Smile when you carry a big stick. Teddy Roosevelt '80 and Dan Wister '82 ; After 1909.
The new ideal of manhood. At the center was Harvard psychologist and philosopher William James, whose own personal perspective was very much a man's perspective, a masculine or manly one. His career and writing mirrored the ways Harvard responded to the pressures of the era. Manhood at Harvard has a rich and varied cast of characters - indeed, some of the most influential thinkers of the time. There is Charles William Eliot, the university president who transformed a.
Somewhat provincial college that seemed almost an extension of a New England prep school into a world-class university that was taking its first steps towards America's ethnic diversity. W.E.B. Dubois pointed out the racial and gender assumptions implicit in Harvard's ideal, while George Santayana, another Harvard outsider, recognized James's "masculine directness" but turned away from his philosophy. Townsend's fascinating study penetrates a distinctive culture, the.
Legacy of which has reverberated powerfully - and provocatively - in education, politics, and society throughout the twentieth century.
- James, William, -- 1842-1910.
- James, William, -- 1842-1910 -- Friends and associates.
- Masculinity -- United States -- History.
- Sex role -- United States -- History.
- United States -- Civilization -- 19th century.
- Harvard University -- Students.
- United States -- Civilization -- 20th century.
- James, William, -- 1842-1910 -- Views on masculinity (Psychology)
- James, William, -- 1842-1910
- Harvard University.
- Sex role.
- United States.
- Filosofische aspecten.
- Cambridge (Mass.) -- Harvard University.
- Geschichte 1870-1909.
- Men -- history.
- Gender Identity -- history.