"A cogent, concise, and useful work that explores the historical development of contemporary masculinity."--The San Francisco Chronicle
"In a work combining synthesis and suggestion, Mosse boldly explores representations of manhood in Europe and...in the United States since the mid-eighteenth century.... Mosse's reading of manhood is that great thing, a short book which provokes a long think."--The New Republic
"Provocative, insightful analysis."--Booklist
About the Author
The late George L. Mosse was Bascom-Weinstein Professor of History Emeritus at the University of Wisconsin, Madison, and also Koebner Professor of History Emeritus at the Hebrew University, Jerusalem. He wrote many highly regarded books, including Fallen Soldiers: Reshaping the Memory of the World Wars (Oxford University Press, 1990).