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Restless Men

Masculinity and Robinson Crusoe, 1788-1840


Συγγραφέας: Downing K.
Εκδότης: Palgrave Macmillan
ISBN: 9781137348944
Αριθμός Σελίδων: 237
Διαστάσεις: 22x2x14
Έτος Έκδοσης: 2014

Σύνοψη του βιβλίου "Restless Men"

Robinson Crusoe's call to adventure and do-it-yourself settlement resonated with British explorers. In tracing the links in a discursive chain through which a particular male subjectivity was forged, Karen Downing reveals how such men took their tensions with them to Australia, so that the colonies never were a solution to restless men's anxieties.


Συγγραφέας/εις: Downing K.
Κατηγορία: ιστορία
ISBN: 9781137348944
Ημερ/νία έκδοσης: 25/06/2014
Εκδότης: Palgrave Macmillan
Εξώφυλλο: Hardback
Σελίδες: 237
Περιλαμβάνει: 1 Hardback
Τόπος έκδοσης: Basingstoke
Χώρα έκδοσης: United Kingdom
Βάρος βιβλίου: 4139 gr
Διαστάσεις βιβλίου: 22x2x14 cm
Λεπτομέρειες εικονογράφησης: IX, 237 p.

Περιεχόμενα

Introduction: Restless men 1. Confined by the Gout - Perceptions of Men's Physical Health 2. The Ecstasies and Transports of the Soul - Emotional Journeys of Self-discovery 3. My Head Filled Early With Rambling Thoughts - Raising Boys and Making Men 4. Satisfied with Nothing but Going to Sea - Seafaring Lives and Island Hopes 5. To Think That This Was All My Own - Land, Independence and Emigration 6. The Middle Station of Life - the Anxieties of Social Mobility 7. A Surprising Change of Circumstances - Men's Ambivalent Relationship with Authority 8. The Centre of All My Enterprises - the Paradox of Families Conclusion: 'Robinson Crusoe untravelled...'

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