The Resource Masculinity and the making of American Judaism, Sarah Imhoff, (ebook)

Masculinity and the making of American Judaism, Sarah Imhoff, (ebook)

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Masculinity and the making of American Judaism
Title
Masculinity and the making of American Judaism
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Sarah Imhoff
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Language
eng
Summary
How did American Jewish men experience manhood, and how did they present their masculinity to others? In this distinctive book, Sarah Imhoff shows that the project of shaping American Jewish manhood was not just one of assimilation or exclusion. Jewish manhood was neither a mirror of normative American manhood nor its negative, effeminate opposite. Imhoff demonstrates how early 20th-century Jews constructed a gentler, less aggressive manhood, drawn partly from the American pioneer spirit and immigration experience, but also from Hollywood and the YMCA, which required intense cultivation of a muscled male physique. She contends that these models helped Jews articulate the value of an acculturated American Judaism. Tapping into a rich historical literature to reveal how Jews looked at masculinity differently than Protestants or other religious groups, Imhoff illuminates the particular experience of American Jewish men
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Midwest
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Imhoff, Sarah
Dewey number
296.0811/0973
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no index present
Literary form
non fiction
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dictionaries
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hoopla digital
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  • Masculinity
  • Masculinity
  • Jewish men
Target audience
adult
Label
Masculinity and the making of American Judaism, Sarah Imhoff, (ebook)
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unknown
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1 online resource
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  • online
  • electronic
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9780253026361
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(electronic bk.)
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MWT11863811
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remote
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11863811
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MWT11863811
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Masculinity and the making of American Judaism, Sarah Imhoff, (ebook)
Link
Publication
Color
multicolored
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9780253026361
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11863811
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11863811
System control number
MWT11863811
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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