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This startling book examines the most notorious scandals of the bygone era. In The Trials of Masculinity, Angus McLaren examines how 19th and 20th-century British society maintained an accepted the traditional model of the heterosexual male. From 1870 to 1930, these trials reveal plenty about men’s roles around the turn of the century.
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In this path-breaking history of manhood and masculinity, Angus McLaren examines how nineteenth- and twentieth-century western society created what we now take to be the traditional model of the heterosexual male."Inherently interesting. . . . Exhibitionism, pornography, and deception all have their place here."—Library Journal"An appe...