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Manliness & civilization : a cultural history of gender and race in the United States, 1880-1917 /

Main Author: Bederman, Gail.
Format: Book
Published: Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 1995.
Series:Women in culture and society
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Table of Contents:
  • Remaking manhood through race and "civilization"
  • "The White man's civilization on trial": Ida B. Wells, representations of lynching, and northern middle-class manhood
  • "Teaching our sons to do what we have been teaching the savages to avoid": G. Stanley Hall, racial recapitulation, and the neurasthenic paradox
  • "Not to sex-but to race!" Charlotte Perkins Gilman, civilized Anglo-Saxon womanhood, and the return of the primitive rapist
  • Theodore Roosevelt: manhood, nation, and "civilization"
  • Tarzan and after.