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The manly modern : masculinity in postwar Canada

Author: Chris Dummitt
Publisher: Vancouver [B.C.] : UBC Press, ©2007.
Series: Sexuality studies series.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"The Manly Modern: Masculinity in Postwar Canada traces the history of what happened when men's supposed modernity became one of their defining features. Through a series of case studies covering such diverse subjects as car culture, mountaineering, war veterans, murder trials, and a bridge collapse, Christopher Dummitt argues that the very idea of what it meant to be modern was gendered. A strong current of  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Case studies
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Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Dummitt, Chris, 1973-
Manly modern.
Vancouver : UBC Press, ©2007
(DLC) 2007390823
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Chris Dummitt
ISBN: 0774812745 9780774812740 9780774859561 0774859563 1299587879 9781299587878
OCLC Number: 226375202
Description: 1 online resource (224 pages) : illustrations.
Contents: Acknowledgments1 Introduction: The Manly Modern2 Coming Home3 At Work4 In the Mountains5 Before the Courts and on the Couch6 On the Road7 Conclusion: Manly Modernism in HindsightNotesBibliographyIndex
Series Title: Sexuality studies series.
Responsibility: Christopher Dummitt.
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