Manliness and Civilization: A Cultural History of Gender and Race in the United States, 1880-1917(Women in Culture and Society)


Manliness and Civilization: A Cultural History of Gender and Race in the United States, 1880-1917(Women in Culture and Society)
When former heavyweight champion Jim Jeffries came out of retirement on the fourth of July, 1910 to fight current black heavywight champion Jack Johnson in Reno, Nevada, he boasted that he was doing it for the sole purpose of proving that a white man is better than a negro. Jeffries, though, was trounced. Whites everywhere rioted. The furor, Gail Bederman demonstrates, w

Book Summary Manliness and Civilization: A Cultural History of Gender and Race in the United States, 1880-1917(Women in Culture and Society)

Title Manliness and Civilization: A Cultural History of Gender and Race in the United States, 1880-1917(Women in Culture and Society)
AuthorGail Bederman
Release Date05.11.2017
Formatpdf, fb2, mobi, txt
LanguageEnglish
Pages249 pages
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