The Image of Man

The Image of Man : The Creation of Modern Masculinity

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This is the first historical account of the masculine stereotype as it evolved in modern Western culture. It shows how 20th-century fascism gave the manly ideal its extreme expression - in mass rallies that glorified the storm trooper while attacking such 'unmanly men' as Jews and homosexuals.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 240 pages
  • 142.24 x 215.9 x 22.86mm | 340.19g
  • Oxford University Press Inc
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • Reprint
  • 0195126602
  • 9780195126600
  • 611,061

About George L. Mosse

George L. Mosse is Bascom-Weinstein Professor of History Emeritus at the University of Wisconsin, Madison, and is Koebner Professor of History Emeritus at the Hebrew University in Jerusalem.
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his points emerge with the special authority of an eye-witness and a courageous, thoughtful survivor. * TLS *
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