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Downing, Karen

Restless Men: Masculinity and Robinson Crusoe, 1788–1840

Downing, Karen - Restless Men: Masculinity and Robinson Crusoe, 1788–1840, ebook

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Table of contents

1. Introduction: Crusoe’s Chains
Karen Downing

2. Confined by the Gout — Perceptions of Men’s Physical Health
Karen Downing

3. The Ecstasies and Transports of the Soul — Emotional Journeys of Self-discovery
Karen Downing

4. My Head Filled Early with Rambling Thoughts — Raising Boys and Making Men
Karen Downing

5. Satisfied with Nothing but Going to Sea — Seafaring Lives and Island Hopes
Karen Downing

6. To Think that This Was All My Own — Land, Independence and Emigration
Karen Downing

7. The Middle Station of Life — The Anxieties of Social Mobility
Karen Downing

8. A Surprising Change of Circumstances — Men’s Ambivalent Relationship with Authority
Karen Downing

9. The Centre of all My Enterprises — The Paradox of Families
Karen Downing

10. Conclusion: ‘Robinson Crusoe Untravelled…’
Karen Downing

Keywords: History, History of Britain and Ireland, Literature, general, Cultural History, Social History, Australasian History, Modern History

Author(s)
Publisher
Springer
Publication year
2014
Language
en
Edition
1
Page amount
246 pages
Category
History
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9781137348951
Printed ISBN
978-1-349-46781-5

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