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“A Taste for Associations”: Reconstructing White Identities in Postwar Natchez

Susan T. Falck

in Remembering Dixie: The Battle to Control Historical Memory in Natchez, Mississippi, 1865-1941

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781496824400
eISBN:
9781496824448
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496824400.003.0004
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter explores how white male associations defined a new postwar identity for Natchez men, many of whom established local Lost Cause traditions. Freemasonry grew rapidly in the late antebellum ... More


The Indian Male Body and the Heroic Ideal: Tecumseh and the Indians of Parkman and Cooper

Chad A. Barbour

in From Daniel Boone to Captain America: Playing Indian in American Popular Culture

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781496806840
eISBN:
9781496806888
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496806840.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Native American Studies

Chapter one examines the existence of the Indian male body as an object of admiration and repulsion. On one hand, the Indian male body is glamorized as a specimen of Classical beauty, an ideal of ... More


Save the Males

Steve Estes

in Charleston In Black and White: Race and Power in the South after the Civil Rights Movement

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781469622323
eISBN:
9781469624921
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469622323.003.0007
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter explores the ways that race, gender, and sexuality shaped the institutional policies and student body of the Citadel, a school renowned for upholding southern white manhood. This reveals ... More


The White Frontiersman, Manhood, Domesticity, and Loyalty

Chad A. Barbour

in From Daniel Boone to Captain America: Playing Indian in American Popular Culture

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781496806840
eISBN:
9781496806888
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496806840.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Native American Studies

Chapter two focuses on what might be considered the foil to the Indian: the white frontiersman. Specifically in the figure of Daniel Boone, the white frontiersman portrays a complementary ideal of ... More


Mainstreaming White Immigrants and the Industrial Working Class in the BSA

Benjamin René Jordan

in Modern Manhood and the Boy Scouts of America: "Citizenship, Race, and the Environment, 1910-1930"

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781469627656
eISBN:
9781469627670
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469627656.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

Chapter 5 argues that Boy Scouts of America national leaders worked diligently in the early 1910s to defuse the concerns non-Protestant, working-class, and European immigrant leaders had that the ... More


Settler Men as Masters of Labour: Convicts and Non-white Workers

Angela Woollacott

in Settler Society in the Australian Colonies: Self-Government and Imperial Culture

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780199641802
eISBN:
9780191779091
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199641802.003.0004
Subject:
History, World Modern History, Cultural History

Settlers in the Australian colonies from the 1820s to the 1860s had access to an extraordinary range of unfree and undercompensated labourers, including convicts, unpaid Aborigines, and indentured ... More


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