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A choice of heroes : the changing faces of American manhood

Author: Mark Gerzon
Publisher: Boston : Houghton Mifflin, 1984, ©1982.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Mark Gerzon
ISBN: 0395361435 9780395361436
OCLC Number: 18404607
Description: viii, 279 pages ; 21 cm
Contents: Pt. 1. In public. The frontiersman: images of the Earth ; The soldier: images of the body ; War: virility and violence ; Genocide: the authoritarian mind ; Holocaust: battlefield without borders ; Antiwar: the politics of masculinity ; Politics: beyond hard and soft --
pt. 2. In private. The breadwinner: images of family ; The expert: images of knowledge ; Boyhood: father's heir, mother's son ; Manhood: the elusive goal ; Marriage: where roads diverge ; Fatherhood: the closing of the circle ; The lord: images of the soul --
pt. 3. In transition. Heroism: the emerging masculinities.
Responsibility: Mark Gerzon.


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