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From chivalry to terrorism

Leo Braudy

From chivalry to terrorism

war and the changing nature of masculinity

by Leo Braudy

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Published by Alfred A. Knopf in New York, NY .
Written in English


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StatementLeo Braudy.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHQ
The Physical Object
Paginationxxiv, 613 p. :
Number of Pages613
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22567663M
ISBN 100679450351

Epic in scope and free of academic jargon, From Chivalry to Terrorism is a masterwork of scholarship that is both accessible and breathtakingly ambitious. From the Trade Paperback edition. History Sociology Military Nonfiction. From chivalry to terrorism: war and the changing nature of masculinity by Braudy, Leo. Publication date Topics Men, Masculinity, War, War, Chivalry, Terrorism Publisher Internet Archive Books. Scanned in China. Uploaded by AltheaB on Octo SIMILAR ITEMS (based on metadata) Pages:

  In his book From Chivalry to Terrorism: War and the Changing Nature of Masculinity, Leo delves deep into the cultural history of warfare in the West and shows how the changes in battlefield weaponry and tactics have changed our ideas of manhood. Leo and I discuss how the different ways Achilles and Odysseus fought battles created competing.   University of Southern California professor Leo Braudy talks about broader notions of the words "man" and "warrior" in his new book, From Chivalry to Terrorism: War and the Changing Nature of.

He is best known for The Frenzy of Renown: Fame and its History (Oxford, ); and From Chivalry to Terrorism: War and the Changing Nature of Masculinity (Knopf, ). His most recent book is Haunted: On ghosts, witches, vampires, zombies and other monsters of the natural and supernatural worlds (Yale University Press, ). Each of these.   FROM CHIVALRY. TO TERRORISM. War and the Changing Nature. of Masculinity. By Leo Braudy. Illustrated. pp. New York: Alfred A. Knopf. $


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Read 2 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Manliness has always been linked to physical prowess and /5. He offers fresh insights on codes of war and codes of racial purity, and on cultural and historical figures from Socrates to Don Quixote to Napoleon to Custer to Rambo.

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Summary: From chivalry to terrorism is an exploration of the conscious and unconscious ways in which European and American cultures have established an essential role for military and warrior virtue in defining masculinity. Book: Year of Publication: Authors: Braudy, Leo: Number of Pages: Publisher: Alfred A.

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War changes a man, writes the distinguished cultural historian Braudy—and a woman, too, and all who fall between the dichotomous poles. Apparently uncomfortable with small themes, Braudy (English/Univ. of Southern California; The World in a Frame,etc.) sets out on an uncommonly ambitious task: to “outline a history of the intertwined ideas of war and.

The most difficult part of providing an excerpt from Prof. Braudy’s book From Chivalry to Terrorism was choosing which portion to select. It’s an excellent book that provides a scholarly examination of chivalry and the warrior ethos in Western Culture throughout the ages.

Get this from a library! From chivalry to terrorism: war and the changing nature of masculinity. [Leo Braudy] -- Manliness has always been linked to physical prowess and to war; indeed the warrior has been the archetypal man across countless cultures throughout time.

In this magisterial excursion through.From Chivalry to Terrorism is a brilliant exploration of the conscious and unconscious ways in which European and American cultures have established an essential role for military and warrior virtue in defining masculinity.

Beginning with the world of honor in the chivalric Middle Ages and ending in our age of global terrorism and limited war, Leo Braudy shows how perceptions and /5(7).From Chivalry To Terrorism: War And The Changing Nature Of Masculinity by Braudy, Leo Explores the ways in which European and American cultures established a definition of masculinity based on a the roles of soldiers and warriors, tracing warfare from the middle ages to the present to reveal how perceptions and images of masculinity changed in.