Boy Culture: An Encyclopedia [2 volumes]

Boy Culture: An Encyclopedia [2 volumes]

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In this two-volume set, a series of expert contributors look at what it means to be a boy growing up in North America, with entries covering everything from toys and games, friends and family, and psychological and social development. a€c 166 entries on specific aspects of boyhood life in North America today, ranging from boy-centered toys, games, and media to issues of masculinity and confusing notions of manhood a€c Expert contributors from a variety of academic and professional disciplines, providing insight into a range of issues related to the lives of North American boys a€c Bibliographic listings of works cited and further reading in print and online a€c A comprehensive indexThe Woodcraft Indians had their own merit badges and a manual titled The Birch Bark Roll, which influenced Baden-Powella#39;s own writings. ... The American version of the oath and law were revised from the original British versions to sync them more with American values. ... Robert Andrew Dunn Tonka Toys The Tonka brand is best known for a line of toy trucks and construction vehicles marketedanbsp;...

Title:Boy Culture: An Encyclopedia [2 volumes]
Author:Shirley R. Steinberg, Michael Kehler, Lindsay Cornish
Publisher:ABC-CLIO - 2010-06-17


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