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New men : manliness in early America

Author: Thomas A Foster
Publisher: New York : New York University Press, ©2011.
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Considers the conditions of early America which shaped and were shaped by ideals of masculinity

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
History
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
New men.
New York : New York University Press, c2011
(DLC) 2010033743
(OCoLC)630468293
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Thomas A Foster
ISBN: 9780814728222 0814728227
OCLC Number: 695991321
Description: 1 online resource (xi, 281 p.) : ill.
Contents: Gentlemen and soldiers: competing visions of manhood in early Jamestown / John Gilbert McCurdy --
Indian and English dreams: colonial hierarchy and manly restraint in seventeenth-century New England / Ann Marie Plane --
"We are men": Native American and Euroamerican projections of masculinity during the Seven Years' War / Tyler Boulware --
Real men: masculinity, spirituality, and community in late eighteenth-century Cherokee warfare / Susan Abram --
"Blood and lust": masculinity and sexuality in illustrated print portrayals of early pirates of the Caribbean / Carolyn Eastman --
"Banes of society" and "gentlemen of strong natural parts": attacking and defending West Indian Creole masculinity / Natalie A. Zacek --
"Impatient of subordination" and "liable to sudden transports of anger": white masculinity and homosocial relations with black men in eighteenth-century Jamaica / Trevor Burnard --
"Effective men" and early voluntary associations in Philadelphia, 1725-1775 / Jessica Choppin Roney --
"Strength of the lion ... arms like polished iron": embodying black masculinity in an age of slavery and propertied manhood / Kathleen M. Brown --
Of eloquence "manly" and "monstrous": the henpecked husband in revolutionary political debate, 1774-1775 / Benjamin H. Irvin --
John Adams and the choice of Hercules: manliness and sexual virtue in eighteenth-century British America / Thomas A. Foster --
"Play the man ... for your bleeding country": military chaplains as gender brokers during the American Revolutionary War / Janet Moore Lindmanar.
Responsibility: edited by Thomas A. Foster ; foreword by Mary Beth Norton ; afterword by Toby Ditz.

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"In lucid prose, the contributors map the contours of early American manhood from first encounters through the Revolution, and from the marriage bed to the battlefield. The results demonstrate the Read more...

 
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