Making men, making history : Canadian masculinities across time and place (Book, 2018) []
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Making men, making history : Canadian masculinities across time and place

Making men, making history : Canadian masculinities across time and place

Author: Peter Gossage
Publisher: Vancouver UBC Press [2018]
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
"What has it meant to be a man in Canada? Percy Nobbs, architect, fisherman, fencer; Andy Paull, residential school survivor and athlete; Yves Charbonneau, jazz musician and commune member; "James," black and gay in postwar Windsor. Who were these men, and how did they identify as masculine? Populated with figures both well known and unknown, Making Men, Making History reveals the dissonance between ideals of  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Peter Gossage
ISBN: 9780774835633 077483563X 9780774835640 0774835648
OCLC Number: 1042253679
Description: xv, 454 Seiten : Illustrationen
Contents: Introduction Part 1: Expertise and Authority1 Medical Men, Masculine Respectability, and the Contest for Power in Mid-Nineteenth-Century Quebec / Lisa Chilton2 Accident Prevention in Early-Twentieth-Century Quebec and the Construction of Masculine Technical Expertise / Magda Fahrni3 "The Spiritual Aspect": Gordon A. Friesen and the Mechanization of the Modern Hospital / David Theodore4 "I am still the Supt. in this plant": Negotiating Middle-Class Masculinity in Edmonton Packinghouses in an Era of Union Strength, 1947-66 / Cynthia Loch-DrakePart 2: Masculine Spaces5 The Place of Manliness: Architecture, Domesticity, and Men's Clubs / Annmarie Adams6 "As Christ the Carpenter": Work-Camp Missions and the Construction of Christian Manhood in Late-Nineteenth- and Early-Twentieth-Century Canada / Norman Knowles7 An Open Window on Other Masculinities: Gay Bars and Visibility in Montreal / Olivier VallerandPart 3: Performing Masculinities8 Scales of Manliness: Masculinity and Disability in the Displays of Little People as Freaks in Ontario, 1900s-50s / Jane Nicholas9 Claiming "Our Game": Skwx wu7mesh Lacrosse and the Performance of Indigenous Nationhood in the Early Twentieth Century / Allan Downey10 Sea Shepherds, Eco-warriors, and Impresarios: Performing Eco-masculinity in the Canadian Seal Hunt of the Late Twentieth Century / Willeen G. Keough11 The New Quebec Man: Activism and Collective Improvisation at Petit Quebec Libre, 1970-73 / Eric FillionPart 4: Boys to Men12 Men's Business: Masculine Adolescence and Social Projection in Selected Coming-of-Age Novels from Interwar Quebec / Louise Bienvenue and Christine Hudon13 Boys and Boyhood: Exploring the Lives of Boys in Windsor, Ontario, during the Postwar Era, 1945-65 / Christopher J. Greig14 Heroes on Campus: Student Veterans and Discourses of Masculinity in Post-Second World War Canada / Patricia Jasen15 Constructing Canadianness: Terry Fox and the Masculine Ideal in Canada / Julie PerronePart 5: Men in Motion16 Tough Bodies, Fast Paddles, Well-Dressed Wives: Measuring Manhood Among French Canadian and Metis Voyageurs in the North American Fur Trade / Carolyn Podruchny17 "The Moral Grandeur of Fleeing to Canada": Masculinity and the Gender Politics of American Draft Dodgers during the Vietnam War / Lara Campbell18 Rebellion on the Road: Masculinity and Outlaw Motorcycle Clubs in Postwar Ontario / Graeme MelcherPart 6: Faces of Fatherhood19 Celebrating the Family Man: From Father's Day to La Fete des Peres, 1910-60 / Peter Gossage20 "I'm a lousy father": Alcoholic Fathers in Postwar Canada and the Myths of Masculine Crises / Robert RutherdaleAfterwordIndex
Responsibility: edited by Peter Gossage and Robert Rutherdale.


The first published collection devoted entirely to historical studies of Canadian masculinity, Making Men, Making History pushes the boundaries of what it has meant to be a man in Canada.  Read more...


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