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American Masculinities: A Historical Encyclopedia
Patriotism and definitions of manliness have a shared history in the United States. While the pressure to be “patriotic” has been especially strong in times of national crisis or war, patriotism in general has been perceived as a significant component of manliness. Although women have been called upon to be patriotic as well, women's patriotism has been linked to the private realms of home, family, and motherhood, whereas men's has been connected to public politics and the military.
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