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Brawn and bravery: glorifying the working body

Joanne Begiato

in Manliness in Britain, 1760-1900: Bodies, Emotion, and Material Culture

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781526128577
eISBN:
9781526152046
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7765/9781526128584.00011
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gender Studies

This chapter examines representations of working men’s bodies. Section one explores the nobility assigned to the muscular body, interrogated through the imagined blacksmith and navvy. The second ... More


Homeward bound: manliness and the home

Joanne Begiato

in Manliness in Britain, 1760-1900: Bodies, Emotion, and Material Culture

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781526128577
eISBN:
9781526152046
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7765/9781526128584.00010
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gender Studies

This chapter demonstrates how cultural accounts of men in the home inculcated feelings that produced, reinforced, and disseminated notions of masculinity. It shows that while manly men were ... More


Sex in the City: Transient and Working-Class Men and Youths in the Urban Northwest

Peter Boag

in Same-Sex Affairs: Constructing and Controlling Homosexuality in the Pacific Northwest

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520236042
eISBN:
9780520930698
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520236042.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter explores the adult-juvenile working-class relationship within the urban Northwest. It argues that the Andrew Dillige–Grover King and other similar relationships did not come to official ... More


The measure of a man: an epilogue

Joanne Begiato

in Manliness in Britain, 1760-1900: Bodies, Emotion, and Material Culture

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781526128577
eISBN:
9781526152046
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7765/9781526128584.00012
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gender Studies

This epilogue explores the continued resonances of emotionalised bodies and material culture for contemporary masculinities. It considers men’s ‘spectacular bodies’ in entertainment and advertising, ... More


Figures, faces, and desire: male bodies and manliness

Joanne Begiato

in Manliness in Britain, 1760-1900: Bodies, Emotion, and Material Culture

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781526128577
eISBN:
9781526152046
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7765/9781526128584.00007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gender Studies

This chapter reveals how manliness was conveyed through beautiful, virile, male bodies. Such appealing male figures and faces were associated with positive emotions that were coded as both manly and ... More


‘I learned to speak’: Making Citizens1

Emma Griffin

in Bread Winner: An Intimate History of the Victorian Economy

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780300230062
eISBN:
9780300252095
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300230062.003.0010
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

This chapter explores citizens' engagement in politics. Indeed, politics was the single largest preoccupation of the male autobiographers: more than one-quarter of the male writers reported having ... More


Manliness in Britain, 1760-1900: Bodies, Emotion, and Material Culture

Joanne Begiato

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781526128577
eISBN:
9781526152046
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7765/9781526128584
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gender Studies

Manliness in Britain offers a new account of masculinity in the long nineteenth century: more corporeal and material, more emotional, more cross-class, and less heteronormative than other studies. ... More


‘A man’s work was a man’s life’: Men at Work1

Emma Griffin

in Bread Winner: An Intimate History of the Victorian Economy

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780300230062
eISBN:
9780300252095
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300230062.003.0003
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

This chapter reveals the significance for work to male identity. Here, it shows how the centrality of work dominates men's autobiographies. Work was the key feature of a man's life and it was very ... More


Cow Boys and Cattle Men: Class and Masculinities on the Texas Frontier, 1865-1900

Jacqueline M. Moore

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814757390
eISBN:
9780814759844
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814757390.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

Cowboys are an American legend, but despite ubiquity in history and popular culture, misperceptions abound. Technically, a cowboy worked with cattle, as a ranch hand, while his boss, the cattleman, ... More


Martial Masculinities: Experiencing and Imagining the Military in the Long Nineteenth Century

Michael Brown, Anna Maria Barry, and Joanne Begatio (eds)

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781526135629
eISBN:
9781526150349
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7765/9781526135636
Subject:
History, Military History

Manliness in Britain offers a new account of masculinity in the long nineteenth century: more corporeal and material, more emotional, more cross-class, and less heteronormative than other studies. ... More


Fathering Orphans: Gender and Institutional Child Care

Jessie B. Ramey

in Child Care in Black and White: Working Parents and the History of Orphanages

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252036903
eISBN:
9780252094422
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252036903.003.0005
Subject:
History, Social History

This chapter begins with the James Caldwell story, which brings the experience of fathers into sharp relief—a significant, and all but forgotten, aspect of orphanage history—as well as the broader ... More


Introduction: The West, the Man, and the Myth

Jacqueline M. Moore

in Cow Boys and Cattle Men: Class and Masculinities on the Texas Frontier, 1865-1900

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814757390
eISBN:
9780814759844
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814757390.003.0008
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This introductory chapter describes the interplay of masculinity, myth, and manhood in the figure of the cowboy—and their more genteel counterparts, the cattlemen. The iconic cowboy is independent; ... More


Fantasy Island

Johan A. Lindquist

in The Anxieties of Mobility: Migration and Tourism in the Indonesian Borderlands

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824832018
eISBN:
9780824869977
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824832018.003.0005
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter focuses on the ethnically Malay working-class men who travel to Batam in order to escape, at least temporarily, what they perceive as Singapore's overly regulated and expensive society. ... More


The ‘greening’ of Cardinal Manning

Fergal Casey

in Irish Catholic Identities

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780719097317
eISBN:
9781781708569
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719097317.003.0015
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

The influx of the Irish into London, and the realities of having to deal with the Irish poor as a priest and bishop, had profound impact on the convert cardinal, Henry Edward Manning. His Ireland: A ... More


Visualising the aged veteran in nineteenth-century Britain: memory, masculinity and nation

Michael Brown and Joanne Begiato

in Martial Masculinities: Experiencing and Imagining the Military in the Long Nineteenth Century

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781526135629
eISBN:
9781526150349
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7765/9781526135636.00012
Subject:
History, Military History

This chapter examines representations of working men’s bodies. Section one explores the nobility assigned to the muscular body, interrogated through the imagined blacksmith and navvy. The second ... More


Epilogue: Gendered virtue, gendered vigour and gendered valour

Isaac Land

in Martial Masculinities: Experiencing and Imagining the Military in the Long Nineteenth Century

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781526135629
eISBN:
9781526150349
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7765/9781526135636.00020
Subject:
History, Military History

This epilogue explores the continued resonances of emotionalised bodies and material culture for contemporary masculinities. It considers men’s ‘spectacular bodies’ in entertainment and advertising, ... More


Radical Moves: Caribbean Migrants and the Politics of Race in the Jazz Age

Lara Putnam

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807835821
eISBN:
9781469600246
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807838136_putnam
Subject:
History, Latin American History

In the generations after emancipation, hundreds of thousands of African-descended working-class men and women left their homes in the British Caribbean to seek opportunity abroad: in the goldfields ... More


Charles Incledon: a singing sailor on the Georgian stage

Anna Maria Barry

in Martial Masculinities: Experiencing and Imagining the Military in the Long Nineteenth Century

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781526135629
eISBN:
9781526150349
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7765/9781526135636.00011
Subject:
History, Military History

This chapter demonstrates how cultural accounts of men in the home inculcated feelings that produced, reinforced, and disseminated notions of masculinity. It shows that while manly men were ... More


Invisible Men: The Secret Lives of Police Constables in Liverpool, Manchester and Birmingham, 1900-1939

Joanne Klein

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846312359
eISBN:
9781846316104
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846316104
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This book provides a study of police constables walking the beat in England during the early part of the twentieth century. Using archival evidence, it presents an insight into the everyday lives of ... More


Burying Lord Uxbridge’s leg: the body of the hero in the early nineteenth century

Julia Banister

in Martial Masculinities: Experiencing and Imagining the Military in the Long Nineteenth Century

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781526135629
eISBN:
9781526150349
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7765/9781526135636.00008
Subject:
History, Military History

This chapter reveals how manliness was conveyed through beautiful, virile, male bodies. Such appealing male figures and faces were associated with positive emotions that were coded as both manly and ... More


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