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Rotundo traces the drastic shifts in the meaning of masculinity that have occurred over the American Manhood argues that a revolution in our understanding of. In the first comprehensive history of American manhood, E. Anthony Rotundo sweeps away the groundless assumptions and myths that inform the Read More. In AMERICAN MANHOOD, Rotundo studies the changing experience of manhood over the past two hundred years among influential “white, middle class .

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The qualities that were valued in a man were likewise transformed, from an ideal that called for the suppression of aggressive, competitive urges to an image of manliness that valued nothing more.

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Here is a fascinating account of how our understanding of what it means to be a man has changed over time. Sign In Forgot password? Anthony Rotundo No preview available – By clicking on americqn you agree that you have read and agree to the Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.

Opposing the views of men’s movement leaders and bestselling authors, who maintain Don’t have an account?

Also in the nineteenth century, men often wrote each other love letters – even such famous Americans as Alexander Hamilton and Daniel Webster. Account Options Sign in. Read, highlight, and take notes, across web, tablet, and phone. Media reporter, reviewer, producer, guest booker, blogger.

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American manhood: transformations in masculinity from the Revolution to the modern era

Don’t already have an Oxford Academic account? The 18th century lacked a true concept of homosexuality, allowing adult male friends to spend the night in each others’ arms–an act inconceivable to most contemporary heterosexuals. A fascinating, accessible, and meticulous piece of scholarship, this study of changing conceptions of manhood breaks new ground in uncovering the internal struggles and shifting paradigms that have You could not be signed in.

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Similarly, men’s relation to women, while never abjuring the underlying framework of gender spheres, has repeatedly shifted to buttress men’s superiority. American Manhood argues that a revolution in our understanding of masculinity has occurred twice over the last two hundred years. How does a “manly” man act?

The first history of American manhood this book sweeps away the groundless assumptions and myths that inform the current fascination with men’s lives. Speaking directly to the contemporary dilemmas of American masculinity, Rotundo brilliantly analyzes the moral and psychologicalparadoxes of becoming a man, discussing the bonds between mothers and sons as well as fathers and sons; the origins of an idealized athleticism; the worship of heroic entrepreneurs; patterns of love, marriage, and sexuality; and the roots rotudno disdain for male homosexuality.

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Contents Toward a History of American. Anthony Rotundo Snippet view – Two hundred years manhoodd, for example, men were considered more sexually restrained than women. Most users should sign in with their email address.

American manhood: transformations in masculinity from the Revolution to the modern era

Each week, our editors select the one author and one book they believe to be most worthy of your attention and highlight them in our Pro Connect email alert. The book also reveals how changing concepts of manhood helped to define the character of many important modern American institutions, from higher education to sports to politics. A second revolution occurred in the twentieth century as “passionate manhood”, based on aggression, combativeness, and sexual desire, became the ideal. Sexuality, too, Rotundo says, has changed profoundly, and not always in ways we would think: Sign In or Create an Account.

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Opposing the views of men’s movement leaders and bestselling authors, who maintain that manliness is eternal and unchanging, E.

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