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Strong Arms and Drinking Strength: Masculinity, Violence, and the Body in Ancient India

Jarrod L. Whitaker

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199755707
eISBN:
9780199895274
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199755707.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Hinduism

This book considers the ritualized poetic construction of male identity in the R̥gveda, India’s oldest Sanskrit text, and argues that an important aspect of early Vedic life involves the sustained ... More


Conclusion

Magdalena Wong

in Everyday Masculinities in 21st-Century China: The Making of Able-Responsible Men

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9789888528424
eISBN:
9789882203570
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888528424.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gender Studies

The conclusion compares the main features of able-responsible man with representations of the ideal man in different cultural, and transnational, settings. The roles of physical strength and sex are ... More


The Up Passage: Mobile Incarceration

Charles van Onselen

in The Night Trains: Moving Mozambican Miners to and from the Witwatersrand Mines, 1902-1955

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
June 2021
ISBN:
9780197568651
eISBN:
9780197583326
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197568651.003.0006
Subject:
History, African History

The logic of the system of oscillating migration—taken as a whole—is best exposed by outlining the contrasting mental, physical and material well-being of workers on the ‘up’ and ‘down’ legs of the ... More


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