Men and Manliness on the Frontier

Queensland and British Columbia in the Mid-Nineteenth Century
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ISBN-13:
9781137284259
Einband:
eBook
Seiten:
232
Autor:
R. Hogg
Serie:
Genders and Sexualities in History
eBook Typ:
PDF
eBook Format:
eBook
Kopierschutz:
Adobe DRM [Hard-DRM]
Sprache:
Englisch
Beschreibung:

In mid-nineteenth-century Britain, there existed a dominant discourse on what it meant to be a man –denoted by the term 'manliness'. Based on the sociological work of R.W. Connell and others who argue that gender is performative, Robert Hogg asks how British men performed manliness on the colonial frontiers of Queensland and British Columbia.
Series Preface Acknowledgements Abbreviations Masculinities and Frontiers 'The Most Manly Class That Exists' 'The Sterling Qualities of the Saxon Race' Men Without (White)Women Blacks, Chinks, and a Pig-Headed German 'A Hand Prepared to be Red' A Wild Self-Dependence of Character' Notes Bibliography Index
In mid-nineteenth-century Britain, there existed a dominant discourse on what it meant to be a man -denoted by the term 'manliness'. Based on the sociological work of R.W. Connell and others who argue that gender is performative, Robert Hogg asks how British men performed manliness on the colonial frontiers of Queensland and British Columbia.

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