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[Reading] ➿ The Age of the Bachelor Author Howard P. Chudacoff – Weplayit.co In this engaging new book Howard Chudacoff describes a special and fascinating world the urban bachelor life that took shape in the late nineteenth century when a significant population of single men In this engaging new book Howard Chudacoff describes a special and fascinating world the urban bachelor life that took shape in the late nineteenth century when a significant population of single men migrated to American cities Rejecting the restraints and dependence of the nineteenth century family bachelors found sustenance and camaraderie in the boarding houses saloons pool halls cafes clubs and other institutions that arose in response to their increasing numbers Richly illustrated anecdotal and including a uniue analysis of The National Police Gazette the most outrageous and popular men's publication of the late nineteenth and the early twentieth century this book is the firs.

T to describe a complex subculture that continues to affect the larger meanings of manhood and manliness in American society The figure of the bachelor with its emphasis on pleasure self indulgence and public entertainment was easily converted by the burgeoning consumer culture at the turn of the century into an ambiguously appealing image of masculinity Finding an easy reception in an atmosphere of insecurity about manhood that image has outdistanced the circumstances in which it began to flourish and far outlasted the bachelor culture that produced it Thus the idea of the bachelor has retained its somewhat negative but alluring connotations throughout the rest of the twentieth c.

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  1. Rachel Rachel says:

    MOBI The Age of the Bachelor Kindle ´ The Age ePUB Ý Ã weplayit.co à bachelor ebok, The Age kindle, of the free, Age of the ebok, The Age of the Bachelor eBookEven for someone who reads a lot of dry scholarly books about history this one lacks verve It was slow going mainly because of the author's decision to make the first and last few chapters purely statistical If you want a very long winded description of exactly how many bachelors lived in the US in the 19th and 20th century this could be the book for you Overall I think much of this information would have been better placed in appendices Who wants to plod through 30 pages just to winnow out the tid bit that bachelors increased by


  2. Gary Land Gary Land says:

    MOBI The Age of the Bachelor Kindle ´ The Age ePUB Ý Ã weplayit.co à bachelor ebok, The Age kindle, of the free, Age of the ebok, The Age of the Bachelor eBookFrom the late nineteenth century to about World War II the marriage rate in the United States dropped resulting in a high percentage of single men Conseuently as this phenomenon occured allong with urbanization and industrialization many institutions and associations ranging from rooming houses to saloons to the YMCA arose to meet the needs of these men all of which resulted in the development of a bachelor subculture While accessible to the general reader Chudacoff's book is very much an academic study Some of the chapters are heavy on statistics which might make heavy going for some readers This is an excellent work of social history that contributes a new angle to our understanding of American society


  3. Shane Shane says:

    MOBI The Age of the Bachelor Kindle ´ The Age ePUB Ý Ã weplayit.co à bachelor ebok, The Age kindle, of the free, Age of the ebok, The Age of the Bachelor eBookA fascinating and informative history of American bachelor culture The author reviews a variety of primary and secondary sources to paint an evolving picture of bachelors The essential argument is that economic and social conditions intertwined to create mostly urban conditions that altered the way that men interacted with the world around them Obliterates any notion that men have always been or that manly behaviors are products of biology I take away a strong sense that institutions and popular culture play a powerful role in the types of human beings we produce as a society Overall it is heavy on census data but an informative read and a n impressive body of work


  4. Lisa Krissoff Lisa Krissoff says:

    MOBI The Age of the Bachelor Kindle ´ The Age ePUB Ý Ã weplayit.co à bachelor ebok, The Age kindle, of the free, Age of the ebok, The Age of the Bachelor eBookA highly readable overview of the creation and recreation of a bachelor subculture in urban America


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