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Profoundly erudite and intellectually honest, Manliness tracks the growth of feminism -- and its goal of a gender-neutral society -- both within and against the Western tradition... Read morePublished 19 days ago by Peter Cohee
Leo Strauss famously commented that the change in meaning of the word "virtue", from manliness in war to a woman's chastity, reflects the crisis of modernity. Read morePublished 1 month ago by anonymous
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 14 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 20 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