Making Manhood: Growing Up Male in Colonial New England (Hardback)Anne S. Lombard (author)
Hardback 244 Pages / Published: 05/02/2003
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Countering our image of early Anglo-American families as dominated by harsh, austere patriarchs, Anne Lombard challenges long-held assumptions about the history of family life by casting a fresh look at the experience of growing up male in seventeenth- and eighteenth-century New England. Drawing upon sources ranging from men's personal writings to court records to medical literature, Lombard finds that New England's Puritan settlers and their descendants shared a distinctive ideal of manhood that decisively shaped the lives of boys and men.
Publisher: Harvard University Press
Number of pages: 244
Weight: 614 g
Dimensions: 240 x 170 mm
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