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By Sabine Frühstück,Anne Walthall

ISBN-10: 0520267370

ISBN-13: 9780520267374

ISBN-10: 0520267389

ISBN-13: 9780520267381

The essays during this groundbreaking ebook discover the meanings of manhood in Japan from the 17th to the twenty-first centuries. Recreating eastern Men examines a wide variety of attitudes concerning thoroughly masculine targets and modes of habit. It charts breakdowns in conventional and traditional societal roles and the ensuing crises of masculinity. participants tackle key questions on jap manhood starting from icons comparable to the samurai to marginal males together with hermaphrodites, robots, techno-geeks, rock climbers, store clerks, infantrymen, shoguns, and extra. as well as bringing old facts to endure on definitions of masculinity, individuals supply clean analyses at the methods modern modes and kinds of masculinity have affected jap men’s experience of gender as genuine and stable.

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