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Manliness and its discontents : the Black middle class and the transformation of masculinity, 1900-1930

Author: Martin Anthony Summers
Publisher: Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press, ©2004.
Series: Gender & American culture.
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In a pathbreaking new assessment of the shaping of black male identity in the early twentieth century, Martin Summers explores how middle-class African American and African Caribbean immigrant men constructed a gendered sense of self through organizational life, work, leisure, and cultural production.
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Summers, Martin Anthony.
Manliness and its discontents.
Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press, ©2004
(DLC) 2003028252
(OCoLC)54047092
Material Type: Document, Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Martin Anthony Summers
ISBN: 080786417X 9780807864173 9780807828519 0807828513 9780807855195 0807855197
OCLC Number: 57706672
Description: 1 online resource (xii, 380 pages) : illustrations.
Contents: Does masonry make us better men? --
A spirit of manliness --
Our noble women and the coming generations --
Flaming youth --
A man and artist --
A tempestuous spirit of rebellion --
The respectable and the damned.
Series Title: Gender & American culture.
Responsibility: Martin Summers.

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"Scholars of black politics and gender relations will find much of interest in Summers's new book." -- "American Journal of Sociology"

 
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