Masculinity, Power and Identity in Classical Antiquity

Author: Lin Foxhall,John Salmon

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1134686773

Category: History

Page: 272

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When Men Were Men questions the deep-set assumption that men's history speaks and has always spoken for all of us, by exploring the history of classical antiquity as an explicitly masculine story. With a preface by Sarah Pomeroy, this study employs different methodologies and focuses on a broad range of source materials, periods and places.
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My Teachers Fadiman, Barzun, Trilling

Author: Carolyn G. Heilbrun,Amanda Cross

Publisher: University of Pennsylvania Press

ISBN: 9780812236323

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 159

View: 555

A leading feminist critic and novelist describes the influence of three important scholars, writers, and thinkers on her life and philosophy--Clifton Fadiman, Lionel Trilling, and Jacques Barzun--in an intriguing look at intellectual endeavors, the romance of ideas, and the hopelessness of female ambition in the years prior to the feminist movement.
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Author: Ude Ikpenwa

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Nigerian fiction (English)

Page: 164

View: 495

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Masculinity and Otherness in the Pastoral Epistles

Author: Manuel Villalobos Mendoza

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781909697539

Category: Religion

Page: 272

View: 7456

We are almost never encouraged in contemporary exegesis of the Pastoral Epistles to take the side of those 'dubious' and 'deviant' characters against whom our biblical author sets himself. When Men Were Not Men: Masculinity and Otherness in the Pastoral Epistles dares to give voice to those 'others' as a way to challenge the Pastor's (and his allies') 'performance' of masculinity. By deliberately highlighting texts where issues of masculinity, gender, power, race, money, (ab)use of religion and otherness are present in the Pastoral Epistles, Villalobos meticulously gazes upon bodies that have been marked as other by the sexist, racist and homophobic abuse of these texts. Why does the author of the PE constantly situate the 'others' in the place where Satan reigns? Why does he constantly repeat that those 'others' have deviated so greatly from the Pastor's right teaching? Why is he so obsessed with presenting himself as the legitimate promoter of right teaching? Why is the Pastor so eager to maintain the hierarchical household that privileges male over female, free bodies over slaves, manly men over effeminate bodies? These are some of the questions Villalobos addresses in When Men Were Not Men. He shows that all these questions have to do with issues of masculinity and the proper performance of being a 'real man'. He concludes that in fact no one even among the inner circle of the author's friends was a model of pure masculinity, and that they themselves not infrequently demonstrate the kinds of behaviour he himself inveighs against.
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An Exciting Reminiscence of the 1970S When Men Were Men and Savings & Loans Were Solvent

Author: Gary Lukatch

Publisher: AuthorHouse

ISBN: 9781467810890

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 240

View: 2503

AND YOU THOUGHT YOUR MONEY WAS SAFE! The newest book by Gary Lukatch, Bankers Hours, is a deeply disturbing slog through the pain-filled ditches of Californias long-suffering savings and loan industry. A startling expos of the brutal underside of L.A.s most notorious and heretofore-unknown S&L groupies. The author should be wrapped in a straitjacket and confined in a maximum-security mental institution. If you buy this book, you should hunt the author down and sterilize him. If you got this book free, well, you get what you pay for. Comments from some of the unsuspecting innocents who were sucked into buying this book because of the great cover: Who wrote this junk? R.H. Silver, former S&L Assistant Vice President, Yreka, California Who published this piece of garbage? R. Wellen, retired S&L Executive, Yorba Linda, California Gary Who? Lynwood Light and Shopper Makes a GREAT birdcage liner. Neddy Seagoon, Book Reviewer, Los Angeles Globe and News Im glad I got a free copy, because Id never pay good money for this crap. Sneed Hearn, Literary Critic, New Delhi Free Press ALRIGHT! After 25 years my Dad finally got this thing published. Morgan Lukatch Pellettera, Authors Smartass Daughter I LOVE this book. I bought 53 copies to give to friends and I even wrote the New York Times Book Review people to put it on their Best Seller list. I cant say enough great things about this wonderful book. Carolyn Lukatch, Authors Mother (deceased). Hey, Buddy, review THIS! Irate Husband of Former Girlfriend Taint funny, McGee! Molly
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The Underground Railroad in Bucks County, Pa.: An Address Delivered Before the Bucks County Historical Society, January 18,1898

Author: Edward Hicks Magill,Bucks County Historical Society

Publisher: Andesite Press

ISBN: 9781296618957

Category:

Page: 42

View: 9501

This work has been selected by scholars as being culturally important, and is part of the knowledge base of civilization as we know it. This work was reproduced from the original artifact, and remains as true to the original work as possible. Therefore, you will see the original copyright references, library stamps (as most of these works have been housed in our most important libraries around the world), and other notations in the work. This work is in the public domain in the United States of America, and possibly other nations. Within the United States, you may freely copy and distribute this work, as no entity (individual or corporate) has a copyright on the body of the work.As a reproduction of a historical artifact, this work may contain missing or blurred pages, poor pictures, errant marks, etc. Scholars believe, and we concur, that this work is important enough to be preserved, reproduced, and made generally available to the public. We appreciate your support of the preservation process, and thank you for being an important part of keeping this knowledge alive and relevant.
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World War II and the Home Front, One Boy's Journey Through the War Years

Author: Ronald G. Capalaces

Publisher: Lazarus Publishers LLC

ISBN: 0615356079

Category: Binghamton (N.Y.)

Page: 252

View: 1989

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Leben als "christlicher Genießer"

Author: John Piper

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9783935188296

Category:

Page: 420

View: 7097

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und der Aufstieg der Frauen

Author: Hanna Rosin

Publisher: ebook Berlin Verlag

ISBN: 3827076307

Category: Social Science

Page: 400

View: 4263

Ist die jahrtausendealte Herrschaft des Patriarchats am Ende? Noch nicht, sagt Hanna Rosin, doch die massiven Veränderungen der Berufswelt und des Bildungssystems haben eine Dynamik in Gang gesetzt, die das Verhältnis zwischen den Geschlechtern nachhaltig verändert. So scheinen viele Anforderungen der modernen Dienstleistungsgesellschaft – Flexibilität, soziale Intelligenz, Kommunikationsfähigkeit – eindeutig Frauen in die Hände zu spielen, während Männer oft von den Umwälzungen überfordert sind. Hanna Rosin zeigt – frei von ideologischen Prämissen –, wie sich heute das Leben von Männern und Frauen unterscheidet, wie sehr sich die Art und Weise geändert hat, wie heute gearbeitet, gelernt, zusammengelebt wird. Differenziert und mit vielen konkreten Beispielen gelingt es Rosin, die Chancen und Schattenseiten des »weiblichen Jahrhunderts« in den Blick zu nehmen. "Das Ende der Männer" ist keine feministische Streitschrift, keine Prophezeiung, sondern eine messerscharfe, weitsichtige Diagnose.
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Wirklich wissenschaftliche Antworten auf absurde hypothetische Fragen

Author: Randall Munroe

Publisher: Albrecht Knaus Verlag

ISBN: 364114311X

Category: Nature

Page: 368

View: 9557

Endlich erfindet wieder jemand das Pop-Science-Erklärbuch neu! Wenn xkcd.com einen neuen Science Cartoon postet, vibriert das Internet. Sein Blog What if, auf dem der Physiker Randall Munroe jede Woche scheinbar unsinnige Fragen mit exakter Wissenschaft und genialen Strichmännchen beantwortet, ist Kult. Wie lange würde es dauern, bis wir merken würden, dass sich der Erdumfang verändert? Was wäre, wenn der gesamte Niederschlag in einem – quasi omnidirektionalen - Überschall-Regentropfen fiele? Endlich auch als Buch und endlich auf Deutsch!
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Roman

Author: Julia Heaberlin

Publisher: Goldmann Verlag

ISBN: 3641230411

Category: Fiction

Page: 480

View: 7398

Jahrelang hat Grace auf diesen Moment hingearbeitet. Sie hat trainiert, sie hat recherchiert. Jetzt ist sie sicher, dass der alte Mann neben ihr auf dem Beifahrersitz der Mörder ihrer Schwester ist. Carl Louis Feldman ist Fotograf. Die Frau auf dem Fahrersitz behauptet, dass er eine Reihe von Mädchen umgebracht hat. Doch er weiß nichts davon. Er hat ohnehin kaum mehr Erinnerungen an sein Leben. Je länger der Road Trip dauert, desto größer werden die Zweifel. Ist Carl ein gebrochener, dementer Mann, dem schreckliches Unrecht widerfährt? Oder ist er ein gefährlicher Psychopath, der nun zur Rechenschaft gezogen werden muss?
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Author: James Chowning Davies

Publisher: Transaction Publishers

ISBN: 9781412841405

Category: Political Science

Page: 357

View: 9383

The environment within which humans interact has changed dramatically since the Industrial Revolution. However, their expectations stem from the same hopes and dreams people have had from the beginning of humankind. When Men Revolt and Why encourages readers to look closer and more deeply into the relationships between humans and the institutions that have originated to help them realize their full potential. The contributors not only examine people, but also the need to change institutions that have outworn their usefulness. When institutions inhibit rather than facilitate everyone's desire to live a full life, the result is likely to be violence. This book offers the ideas of many people who have tried to dig deeper into basic causes of violence. Included in this volume are selections by Aristotle, Tocqueville./Marx and Engels, and Brinton. The ideas they espoused still hold vitality. In his new introduction, James Davies talks about the circumstances under which this book was originally published. In Vietnam, a people were fighting for their autonomy. In the United States, many Americans were protesting against American involvement in the Vietnam War. Blacks were marching for their civil rights. Women were fighting for equality. Time has tempered these conflicts. Davies maintains that we remain ignorant of the elemental forces that impel people and nations to resort to violence. We are usually surprised by their anger and shocked by their violence. Davies asserts that we need to learn more about how humans respond to change so as to prepare ourselves for such responses to change. When Men Revolt and Why is as timely as ever as we deal with uncertainty in various areas of the world— the former Yugoslavia, the Middle East, and Ireland, among others. It is especially pertinent for political scientists, historians, and sociologists.
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Masculinity and its Self-Representation in the Classical Tradition

Author: Lin Foxhall,John Salmon

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1134687052

Category: History

Page: 240

View: 7928

Thinking Men explores artistic and intellectual expression in the classical world as the self representation of man. It starts from the premise that the history of classical antiquity as the ancients tell it is a history of men. However, the focus of this volume is the creation, re-creation and iteration of that male self as presented in language, poetry, drama, philosophical and scientific thought and art: man constructing himself as subject in classical antiquity and beyond. This beautifully illustrated volume, which contains a preface by Nathalie Kampen, provides a thought-provoking and stimulating insight into the representations of men in Classical culture.
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Author: Ian McEwan

Publisher: Diogenes Verlag AG

ISBN: 3257600259

Category: Fiction

Page: 531

View: 8670

Die Abgründe und die Macht der Leidenschaft und der Phantasie: An einem heißen Tag im Sommer 1935 spielt die dreizehnjährige Briony Tallis Schicksal und verändert dadurch für immer das Leben dreier Menschen.
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Drogen im Dritten Reich

Author: Norman Ohler

Publisher: Kiepenheuer & Witsch

ISBN: 346231517X

Category: Social Science

Page: 368

View: 8143

Drogen im Dritten Reich – »dieses Buch ändert das Gesamtbild« (Hans Mommsen) Über Drogen im Dritten Reich ist bislang wenig bekannt. Norman Ohler geht den Tätern von damals buchstäblich unter die Haut und schaut direkt in ihre Blutbahnen hinein. Arisch rein ging es darin nicht zu, sondern chemisch deutsch – und ziemlich toxisch. Wo die Ideologie für Fanatismus und »Endsieg« nicht mehr ausreichte, wurde hemmungslos nachgeholfen, während man offiziell eine strikte Politik der »Rauschgiftbekämpfung« betrieb. Als Deutschland 1940 Frankreich überfiel, standen die Soldaten der Wehrmacht unter 35 Millionen Dosierungen Pervitin. Das Präparat – heute als Crystal Meth bekannt – war damals in jeder Apotheke erhältlich, machte den Blitzkrieg erst möglich und wurde zur Volksdroge im NS-Staat. Auch der vermeintliche Abstinenzler Hitler griff gerne zur pharmakologischen Stimulanz: Als er im Winter 1944 seine letzte Offensive befehligte, kannte er längst keine nüchternen Tage mehr. Schier pausenlos erhielt er von seinem Leibarzt Theo Morell verschiedenste Dopingmittel, dubiose Hormonpräparate und auch harte Drogen gespritzt. Nur so konnte der Diktator seinen Wahn bis zum Schluss aufrechterhalten. Ohler hat bislang gesperrte Materialien ausgewertet, mit Zeitzeugen, Militärhistorikern und Medizinern gesprochen. Entstanden ist ein erschütterndes, faktengenaues Buch. Der totale Rausch wurde von dem bedeutenden Historiker Hans Mommsen begleitet, der das Nachwort beisteuert. Sein Fazit: »Dieses Buch ändert das Gesamtbild.«
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Sitte und Sexus der Frau

Author: Simone de Beauvoir

Publisher: Rowohlt Verlag GmbH

ISBN: 3644051615

Category: Social Science

Page: 944

View: 3202

Das berühmte Standardwerk von Simone de Beauvoir. Die universelle Standortbestimmung der Frau, die aus jahrtausendealter Abhängigkeit von männlicher Vorherrschaft ausgebrochen ist, hat nichts an Gültigkeit eingebüßt. Die Scharfsichtigkeit der grundlegenden Analyse tritt in der Neuübersetzung noch deutlicher hervor.
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