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I bought this book for my sons. I will say it is "counter" the progressiveness in our society, but it is the right kind. Read morePublished 9 months ago by Jackie
Kindle Book Poorly Done
The book itself is, of course, wonderful -- 6 stars -- but the Kindle format does not have interactive footnotes. Read more
This is a magnificent book and absolutely hilarious -a tour de force of intellectual history featuring the ever popular Burke, Tocqueville, Publius trio so beloved of... Read morePublished 15 months ago by Prithvi Karthikeyan
It's a tough book but well-written and though-provoking. Mansfield does a good job of calling the tradition of feminist anti-tradition into question.Published on December 30, 2013 by Dfreric
Mansfield's book approaches manliness this way:
1) neuter all the boys and men
2) explore how this has an impact on manliness: assertiveness, protectiveness,... Read more
This is truly amazing: a professor who doesn't write like one, and a Harvard guy who is not Politically Correct. Read morePublished on January 3, 2013 by Ulsterman
Liberal intellectuals are attempting to bring the rating down with lengthy diatribes meant to impress us by their size and not by their wit, as if words were weights to be lifted... Read morePublished on September 30, 2012 by L. Aaker
Mansfield asserts that "manliness" is a personality trait best embodied in John Wayne movies, George W. Bush, and the a-hole jocks you knew from high school. Read morePublished on July 12, 2011 by Jeremy Arnold
Quoting from Darwin, Nietzsche, and many other progressive types, this book definitly is a product of a liberal Harvard mind. Read morePublished on March 9, 2011 by Jared A. Zimmerer