The Image of Man: The Creation of Modern Masculinity
Oxford University Press Inc
George L. Mosse
Publication Date :
1 Jan 1998
This is the first historical account of the masculine stereotype as it evolved in modern Western culture. It shows how 20th-century fascism gave the manly ideal its extreme expression - in mass rallies that glorified the storm trooper while attacking such 'unmanly men' as Jews and homosexuals.