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What is masculinity? : historical dynamics from antiquity to the contemporary world / edited by John H. Arnold and Sean Brady.

Contributor(s): Arnold, John, 1969- | Brady, Sean, 1964-.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookCall no.: HQ1088 .W438 2013Series: Genders and sexualities in history: Publication: Houndmills, Basingstoke, Hampshire ; New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2013Description: xiv, 461 p. : ill.Notes: Reprint. Originally published: 2011.ISBN: 9780230278134; 9781137305602 (pbk.).Subject(s): Masculinity -- History | Gay men -- Identity | Gay men -- Conduct of life | Gay men -- Social conditions | Gender identity
Contents:
Introduction / John H. Arnold and Sean Brady -- The history of masculinity : an outdated concept? / John Tosh -- Can the hegemon speak? : reading masculinity through anthropology / Diederik F. Janssen -- The Whig interpretation of masculinity? : honour and sexuality in late medieval manhood / Christopher Fletcher -- Masculinity without conflict : noblemen in eighth and ninth-century Francia / Rachel Stone -- Masculinities in early Hellenistic Athens / Henrik Berg -- Masculinity as a world historical category of analysis / Simon Yarrow -- Hegemonic masculinities? : assessing change and process of change in elite masculinity, 1700-1900 / Henry French and Mark Rothery -- Masculinity and fatherhood in England c. 1760-1830 / Joanne Bailey -- Athenian pederasty and the construction of masculinity / Thomas K. Hubbard -- An orchard, a love letter, and three bastards : the formation of adult male identity in a fifteenth-century family / Rachel E. Moss
'To make a man without reason' : examining manhood and manliness in early modern England / Jennifer Jordan -- 'Boys, semi-men and bearded scholars' : maturity and manliness in early nineteenth-century Oxford / Heather Ellis -- St. Francis of Assisi and the making of settlement masculinity, 1883-1914 / Lucinda Matthews-Jones -- Homes fit for homos : Joe Orton, masculinity, and the domesticated queer / Matt Cook -- Three faces of fatherhood as a masculine category : tyrants, teachers, and workaholics as 'responsible family men' during Canada's baby boom / Robert Rutherdale -- Cow boys, cattle men, and competing masculinities on the Texas frontier / Jacqueline M. Moore -- Valorising samurai masculinity through biblical language : Christianity, Oscar Wilde, and Natsume Soseki's novel Kokoro / Kasumi Miyazaki -- 'Proper government and discipline' : family religion and masculine authority in nineteenth-century Canada / Nancy Christie -- Punters and their prostitutes : British soldiers, masculinity, and maisons tolerees in the First World War / Clare Makepeace -- Masculinities, histories, and memories / Victor Jeleniewski Seidler.
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Reprint. Originally published: 2011.

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Introduction / John H. Arnold and Sean Brady -- The history of masculinity : an outdated concept? / John Tosh -- Can the hegemon speak? : reading masculinity through anthropology / Diederik F. Janssen -- The Whig interpretation of masculinity? : honour and sexuality in late medieval manhood / Christopher Fletcher -- Masculinity without conflict : noblemen in eighth and ninth-century Francia / Rachel Stone -- Masculinities in early Hellenistic Athens / Henrik Berg -- Masculinity as a world historical category of analysis / Simon Yarrow -- Hegemonic masculinities? : assessing change and process of change in elite masculinity, 1700-1900 / Henry French and Mark Rothery -- Masculinity and fatherhood in England c. 1760-1830 / Joanne Bailey -- Athenian pederasty and the construction of masculinity / Thomas K. Hubbard -- An orchard, a love letter, and three bastards : the formation of adult male identity in a fifteenth-century family / Rachel E. Moss

'To make a man without reason' : examining manhood and manliness in early modern England / Jennifer Jordan -- 'Boys, semi-men and bearded scholars' : maturity and manliness in early nineteenth-century Oxford / Heather Ellis -- St. Francis of Assisi and the making of settlement masculinity, 1883-1914 / Lucinda Matthews-Jones -- Homes fit for homos : Joe Orton, masculinity, and the domesticated queer / Matt Cook -- Three faces of fatherhood as a masculine category : tyrants, teachers, and workaholics as 'responsible family men' during Canada's baby boom / Robert Rutherdale -- Cow boys, cattle men, and competing masculinities on the Texas frontier / Jacqueline M. Moore -- Valorising samurai masculinity through biblical language : Christianity, Oscar Wilde, and Natsume Soseki's novel Kokoro / Kasumi Miyazaki -- 'Proper government and discipline' : family religion and masculine authority in nineteenth-century Canada / Nancy Christie -- Punters and their prostitutes : British soldiers, masculinity, and maisons tolerees in the First World War / Clare Makepeace -- Masculinities, histories, and memories / Victor Jeleniewski Seidler.

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