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9%OFFJacqueline M. Moore - Cow Boys and Cattle Men: Class and Masculinities on the Texas Frontier, 1865-1900 - 9780814763414 - V9780814763414
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Cow Boys and Cattle Men: Class and Masculinities on the Texas Frontier, 1865-1900

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Description for Cow Boys and Cattle Men: Class and Masculinities on the Texas Frontier, 1865-1900 Paperback. Explores the changing role of masculinity as the open range slowly disappeared and the cowboys had fewer places to roam Num Pages: 281 pages, 9 figures. BIC Classification: 1KBBSX; 3JH; HBJK; HBLL; HBTB; JFSJ2. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 233 x 176 x 15. Weight in Grams: 396.

Cowboys are an American legend, but despite ubiquity in history and popular culture, misperceptions abound. Technically, a cowboy worked with cattle, as a ranch hand, while his boss, the cattleman, owned the ranch. Jacqueline M. Moore casts aside romantic and one-dimensional images of cowboys by analyzing the class, gender, and labor histories of ranching in Texas during the second half of the nineteenth century.
As working-class men, cowboys showed their masculinity through their skills at work as well as public displays in town. But what cowboys thought was manly behavior did not always match those ideas of the business-minded ... Read more

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Product Details

Format
Paperback
Publication date
2011
Publisher
New York University Press
Number of pages
288
Condition
New
Number of Pages
281
Place of Publication
New York, United States
ISBN
9780814763414
SKU
V9780814763414
Shipping Time
Usually ships in 7 to 11 working days
Ref
99-50

About Jacqueline M. Moore
Jacqueline M. Moore is Professor of History at Austin College in Sherman, Texas. She is the author of several books, including Booker T. Washington, W.E.B. Du Bois and the Struggle for Racial Uplift.

Reviews for Cow Boys and Cattle Men: Class and Masculinities on the Texas Frontier, 1865-1900
Among the surfeit of books on late nineteenth-century stock raising, this one stands alone. It bridges an enormous academic gap in blending the ranching culture and the emerging feild of masculinity studies.
James A. Wilson
Southwestern Historical Quarterly
Moore, a historian who knows her sources and how to squeeze them, lays clear the many shapes masculinity took ... Read more

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