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The Three-Piece Suit and Modern Masculinity: England, 1550-1850

David Kuchta

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520214934
eISBN:
9780520921399
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520214934.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

In 1666, King Charles II felt it necessary to reform Englishmen's dress by introducing a fashion that developed into the three-piece suit. This book tells us what inspired this royal revolution in ... More


The Jewish Soldier of World War I: From Participant to Victim

Derek J. Penslar

in Jews and the Military: A History

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691138879
eISBN:
9781400848577
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691138879.003.0006
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter looks at the war experience of Jews in World War I and the toll the war inflicted on hundreds of thousands of Jews who fought as soldiers on all the war's fronts. Jewish sensibilities ... More


Disorder on the Court: Soft Men, Hard Women, and Steamy Tennis

Erik N. Jensen

in Body by Weimar: Athletes, Gender, and German Modernity

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780195395648
eISBN:
9780199866564
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195395648.003.0002
Subject:
History, Cultural History, European Modern History

Tennis players in the 1920s expressed an unabashed sexuality and visible pursuit of fine living that appeared liberating to many Germans after the years of wartime and postwar austerity. Male players ... More


Brotherly Love: Freemasonry and Male Friendship in Enlightenment France

Kenneth Loiselle

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801452437
eISBN:
9780801454875
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801452437.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

Friendship, an acquired relationship primarily based on choice rather than birth, lay at the heart of Enlightenment preoccupations with sociability and the formation of the private sphere. This book ... More


The Great War and German Memory: Society, Politics and Psychological Trauma, 1914-1945

Jason Crouthamel

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780859898423
eISBN:
9781781385128
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780859898423.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This book explores the impact of psychological trauma, or ‘war neurosis’ in imperial, Weimar and Nazi Germany from the perspective of ordinary mentally disabled veterans of the First World War. War ... More


The Sexual Reconstruction of Men

Ana Carden‐Coyne

in Reconstructing the Body: Classicism, Modernism, and the First World War

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199546466
eISBN:
9780191720659
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199546466.003.0005
Subject:
History, European Modern History

Considering men's bodies in relation to cultural signs, this chapter explores sexual reconstruction in medical rehabilitation, and commercial and visual culture. It focuses on the sexual ... More


The ‘Golden Age of Woman’

Ana Carden‐Coyne

in Reconstructing the Body: Classicism, Modernism, and the First World War

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199546466
eISBN:
9780191720659
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199546466.003.0006
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter examines the reconstruction of the female body and beauty, and considers how classical and modern imagery manufactured sexuality and gender ideals for women. Investigating women's claims ... More


Remaking the Male Body: Masculinity and the uses of Physical Culture in Interwar and Vichy France

Joan Tumblety

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199695577
eISBN:
9780191745072
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199695577.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Cultural History

This book is about interwar physical culture as a set of popular practices and as a field of ideas. It takes as its central subject the imagined failure of French manhood that was mapped out in this ... More


The Socialist Clearinghouse: Alcohol, Reputation, and Gender in Romania’s Second Economy

Narcis Tulbure

in Communism Unwrapped: Consumption in Cold War Eastern Europe

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199827657
eISBN:
9780199950461
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199827657.003.0010
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Cultural History

While numerous studies have tracked the role of the socialist second economy in supplementing state forms of “rational redistribution,” few have managed to capture its peculiar symbiotic relation ... More


The Defeat of French manhood and the Vichy imagination

Joan Tumblety

in Remaking the Male Body: Masculinity and the uses of Physical Culture in Interwar and Vichy France

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199695577
eISBN:
9780191745072
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199695577.003.0007
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Cultural History

This chapter outlines how responses to the catastrophic military collapse of 1940 cast it as proof of French physical failure, and considers how the Vichy regime, which invested more resources in ... More


Introduction

Christian Goeschel

in Suicide in Nazi Germany

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199532568
eISBN:
9780191701030
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199532568.003.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Social History

Most people know that the Third Reich ended in an orgy of self-immolation, with the suicides of Adolf Hitler and Eva Braun, Joseph Goebbels and his wife, Heinrich Himmler, later on Hermann Göring, ... More


The Great War, Pornography, and the Violated Social Body

Carolyn J. Dean

in The Frail Social Body: Pornography, Homosexuality, and Other Fantasies in Interwar France

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520219953
eISBN:
9780520923485
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520219953.003.0004
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter examines how interwar critics used pornography to dramatize the unprecedented violence of World War I, suggesting that “pornography” represented a fantasy about the destruction of the ... More


Conspicuous Constructions

David Kuchta

in The Three-Piece Suit and Modern Masculinity: England, 1550-1850

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520214934
eISBN:
9780520921399
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520214934.003.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter traces the origins of the three-piece suit and seeks to reconsider the importance of this process by which explicitly political decisions and values become internalized, personalized, ... More


The Old Sartorial Regime, 1550–1688

David Kuchta

in The Three-Piece Suit and Modern Masculinity: England, 1550-1850

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520214934
eISBN:
9780520921399
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520214934.003.0002
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter discusses the attitudes toward clothing and ideals of masculinity created by the Tudor-Stuart court, as well as the royalist, Anglican, and mercantile ideologies that defended ... More


Masculinity in the “Age of Chivalry,” 1688–1832

David Kuchta

in The Three-Piece Suit and Modern Masculinity: England, 1550-1850

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520214934
eISBN:
9780520921399
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520214934.003.0005
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter outlines the ways in which eighteenth-century aristocrats appropriated oppositional ideologies in order to legitimate their own position atop the social, political, and economic ... More


The Making of the Self-Made Man, 1750–1850

David Kuchta

in The Three-Piece Suit and Modern Masculinity: England, 1550-1850

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520214934
eISBN:
9780520921399
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520214934.003.0006
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter examines how middle-class reformers reappropriated ideals of masculinity for their own political and economic ends. It focuses on how middle-class men came into existence as a social ... More


Reading Empire: Politics, Gender, Confession, and Class in Commercial Youth Literature

Jeff Bowersox

in Raising Germans in the Age of Empire: Youth and Colonial Culture, 1871-1914

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199641093
eISBN:
9780191750625
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199641093.003.0005
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Cultural History

The colonial world was crucial for constructing adventures that attracted an ever-growing readership among German youth, but it was not employed solely in the interests of colonialist propaganda. ... More


Living Empire: Pathfinders and Conflicts between Patriotism and Pedagogy

Jeff Bowersox

in Raising Germans in the Age of Empire: Youth and Colonial Culture, 1871-1914

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199641093
eISBN:
9780191750625
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199641093.003.0006
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Cultural History

chapter traces the early years of the Pathfinders (Pfadfinder), an organization modeled on the British Boy Scouts’ use of adventurous colonial frontiers to reform how young people lived their lives. ... More


Iron-Clad Breasts and Lily-White Souls

Roland Clark

in Holy Legionary Youth: Fascist Activism in Interwar Romania

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801453687
eISBN:
9780801456343
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801453687.003.0007
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter examines the Legion of the Archangel Michael's use of peaceful methods. These gave the movement the high moral ground as it competed with Romania's major political parties. In stark ... More


Troubling Normal, Taking on Patriarchy: Criticizing Male (Hetero)Sexuality

Kirsten Leng

in Sexual Politics and Feminist Science: Women Sexologists in Germany, 1900-1933

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781501709302
eISBN:
9781501713248
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501709302.003.0005
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter examines how Johanna Elberskirchen, Rosa Mayreder, and Grete Meisel-Hess engaged scientific knowledge to criticize masculinity and male heterosexuality. Specifically, they argued that ... More


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