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New men : manliness in early America / edited by Thomas A. Foster ; foreword by Mary Beth Norton ; afterword by Toby L. Ditz
Alternate Title Manliness in early America
New York : New York University Press, c2011
book jacket
Location Call Number Status
 3rd Floor  HQ1090.3 .N492 2011    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) Masculinity -- United States -- History
Men -- United States -- History
Physical Description xi, 281 p. : ill. ; 24 cm
Contents Introduction: New men: feminist histories of manliness in early British America / Thomas Foster -- 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 Lindman -- Afterword: contending masculinities in early America / Toby L. Ditz
Note Includes bibliographical references and index
Alternate Author Foster, Thomas A

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