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Masculinity in the modern west : gender, civilization and the body / Christopher E. Forth

Publisher New York : Palgrave Macmillan
Year 2008
Codes ID=2001630608 NCID=BA8752406X

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Language English
Size xi, 285 p. ; 24 cm
Contents Part 1. Making and unmaking the gentleman
Four faces of civilization, c.1530-1750
Balancing acts : the paradox of the gentleman
Part 2. Male bodies in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries
The armor of health and the diseases of civilization
A diet of pleasures? : the incorporation of manhood
Building bodies : violence, pain and the nation
Part 3. The twentieth century and beyond
Modern primitives : manhood and metamorphosis around 1900
Men of steel : technologies of the male body
The last men? : consuming manhood since 1945
Conclusion: the return of the repressed
Notes Includes bibliographical references and index
Authors *Forth, Christopher E.
Subjects LCSH:Body, Human -- Social aspects  All Subject Search
LCSH:Men -- Identity  All Subject Search
Classification LCC:HM636
Vol : hardback ; ISBN:9781403912404 ; XISBN:1403912408
: pbk ; ISBN:9781403912411 ; XISBN:1403912416

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Education, Educational Thought, SHIROUZU. : hardback 306.4/F776 0780167347
9781403912404 2008

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