Recent Submissions

  • American Gothic; or, what Melville can teach us 

    Johnson, Daniel (New Politics Associates, Inc., 2021-07-19)
  • ‘Profane language, horrid oaths and imprecations’: order and the colonial soundscape in the American mid-Atlantic, 1650–1750 

    Johnson, Daniel (Routledge, 2021-08-04)
    One of the most important developments in the historical discipline in recent years has been the growth of histories of the senses, and studies of sound and soundscapes have made important contributions to this growing ...
  • "Nothing will satisfy you but money" Debt, freedom, and the mid-atlantic culture of money, 1670–1764 

    Johnson, Daniel (University of Pennsylvania Press, 2021-02-03)
    Politics in British America often centered on the issue of currency. Competing ideas about the nature of money and what constituted just relations of credit and debt also pervaded everyday colonial culture. By the late ...
  • The next America: boomers, millennials, and the looming generational showdown (Paul Taylor and Pew Research Center, Public Affairs, New York, 2014, 288 Pages) 

    Bahar, Hacer (Uluslararası Stratejik Araştırmalar Kurumu, 2014)
    Paul Taylor, the author of The Next America: Boomers, Millennials, and the Looming Generational Showdown, analyzes the changes that have been occur-ring in the demographic social, political and cultural structures of the ...
  • Youth in crisis: an Eriksonian interpretation of adolescent identity in "Franny" 

    Bezci, Şenol (Children's Research Center, 2008)
    The purpose of this paper is to discuss Jerome David Salinger’s short story "Franny" from an Eriksonian point of view. Erik Erikson, still a major figure in the study of personality development, pays substantial importance ...
  • Foucault, Michel 

    Bryson, Dennis R. (Springer, 2012)
  • Confidence Man 

    Winter, Thomas (SAGE Publications, Inc., 2004)
    The confidence man—a man who takes advantage of people by gaining their confidence, convincing them to trust him with their possessions, and then stealing those possessions— was a male archetype of Victorian middle-class ...
  • Crisis of Masculinity 

    Winter, Thomas (SAGE Publications, Inc., 2004)
    It was during the late 1960s that historians first developed the notion of a “crisis of masculinity” to describe the nervous concerns that middle-class men had regarding masculinity and the male body during the late ...
  • Cult of Domesticity 

    Winter, Thomas (SAGE Publications, Inc., 2004)
    The “cult of domesticity” was first explored as a historical phenomenon in antebellum U.S. society by Barbara Welter, who wrote in 1966 of a “cult of true womanhood,” though the phrase itself was coined by the historian ...
  • Democratic Manhood 

    Winter, Thomas (SAGE Publications, Inc., 2004)
    Between 1815 and the 1840s, a concept of democratic manhood emerged in the United States, marking a conscious rejection of European (especially British) notions of ascribed social status. Strongly associated with Democratic ...
  • Whiteness 

    Winter, Thomas (SAGE Publications, Inc., 2004)
    Throughout U.S. history, whiteness as a marker of racial identity, like masculinity as a gender identity, has often been associated with power, dominance, and the marginalization (and sometimes oppression) of others. Both ...
  • Class 

    Winter, Thomas (SAGE Publications, Inc., 2004)
    The economic and social transformations engendered by industrialization, urbanization, and the emergence of a market economy in the nineteenth century led to processes of class formation, class difference, and class identity ...
  • Cold War 

    Winter, Thomas (SAGE Publications, Inc., 2004)
    The Cold War, which began after World War II and lasted through the 1980s, was a geopolitical rivalry between the United States and the Soviet Union grounded in an ideological rivalry between capitalism and communism. The ...
  • Vietnam War 

    Winter, Thomas (SAGE Publications, Inc., 2004)
    U.S. involvement in the Vietnam War (1965–73) reflected and shaped American articulations of masculinity. Because the figure of the male soldier has long been an icon of both national and masculine identity in America, the ...
  • Urbanization 

    Winter, Thomas (SAGE Publications, Inc., 2004)
    Urbanization has changed constructions of manliness in U.S. society since the 1830s, when the nation experienced its first surge of urban expansion. Urbanization (the growth of cities and the built environment) has affected ...
  • Victorian Era 

    Winter, Thomas (SAGE Publications, Inc., 2004)
    The Victorian Era (1837–1901) is the period in history during which Queen Victoria reigned over Great Britain. This includes both British and American cultural history from the 1830s to the end of the nineteenth century, ...
  • Thoreau, Henry David 

    Winter, Thomas (SAGE Publications, Inc., 2004)
    Henry David Thoreau shared with Ralph Waldo Emerson and other transcendentalists an ideal of manhood grounded in scholarly activity, self-awareness, and self-reliance. More radical in his advocacy of dissent, Thoreau ...
  • Tarzan 

    Winter, Thomas (SAGE Publications, Inc., 2004)
    Created by the author Edgar Rice Burroughs the fictional character Tarzan was born Lord Greystoke, a member of an aristocratic British family. Stranded in the African jungle as a small child, Tarzan is found and raised by ...
  • Success Manuals 

    Winter, Thomas (SAGE Publications, Inc., 2004)
    The ideal of success has been a pervasive theme in American life, and prescriptions for achieving success have assumed a wide range of cultural forms. One of these has been the success manual, which experienced its greatest ...

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