Fighting for American Manhood

Fighting for American Manhood

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This book blends international relations and gender history to provide a new understanding of the Spanish-American and Philippine-American wars. Kristin L. Hoganson shows how gendered ideas about citizenship and political leadership influenced jingoist political leaders' desire to wage these conflicts, and she traces how they manipulated ideas about gender to embroil the nation in war. She argues that racial beliefs were only part of the cultural framework that undergirded U.S. martial policies at the turn of the century. Gender beliefs, often working in tandem with racial beliefs, affected the rise and fall of the nation's imperialist impulse.Boston: privately printed, 1918. . Certain Accepted Heroes and Other Essays in Literature and Politics. New York: Harper, 1897. . Early Memories. New York: Charles Scribnera#39;s Sons, 1913. A Fighting Frigate and Other Essays and Addresses.

Title:Fighting for American Manhood
Author:Kristin L. Hoganson
Publisher:Yale University Press - 2000-08


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