Transatlantic Masculinities and the Nineteenth-Century American West
|Series title:||The Lamar Series in Western History Ser.|
|Publication Date:||Jul 2013|
| Publisher:||Yale University Press|
| Book Format:||Hardback|
|List Price:||USD $45.00|
| Book Description: |
In this fascinating book Monica Rico explores the myth of the American West in the nineteenth century as a place for men to assert their masculinity by "roughing it" in the wilderness and reveals how this myth played out in a transatlantic context. Rico uncovers the networks of elite men--British and American--who circulated between the West and the metropoles of London and New York.
Each chapter tells the story of an individual who, by traveling these transatlantic...