Masculinity, Militarism and Eighteenth-Century Culture, 1689-1815

TitleMasculinity, Militarism and Eighteenth-Century Culture, 1689-1815
Publication TypeBook
Year of Publication2018
AuthorsBanister, Julia
Number of Pages268
PublisherCambridge University Press
CityCambridge, England
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This book investigates ideas surrounding the figure of the military man throughout the eighteenth century. Drawing on printed materials and case studies, such as the court martial of Admiral John Byng, Julia Banister discusses the nature of masculinity in relation to cultural values attached to heroism, professionalism, politeness and sensibility. (Publisher)

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